Posts Tagged ‘Window Wells’
What sounds like an oxymoron – window well beauty – actually is achievable. Basement window wells serve a function which is to sustain soils away from excavated windows in home foundations. The most commonly faded type is made of corrugated metal. The second most novel is concrete. Window or status wells wait on getting larger to meet egress safety laws in many states. These large-sized wells enable people to slump from basements and firefighters to enter them.
These gigantic openings at ground level pose hazards on the outside of homes. Children and animals can topple into them and become trapped or injured. Getting a wild animal out of a well can be an unwanted challenge. Skunk tango, anyone? Read the rest of this entry »
Before doing some basement remodeling, there are some things you must do first to rep positive you don’t experience any future problems with your newly finished basement. Things like moisture and leakage can subject your finished basement to damage that may even be harder to fix.
Moisture is the most typical basement jam. Moisture can gather in your basement from external sources or can manufacture from the inside by the resident’s activities. The ground surrounding your foundations can have colossal quantities of moisture from surface water that is leaking inside via a hole or crack. During the warmer days, moist air from the outside can win in the house and eventually result in condensation on the icy basement floors or walls. Read the rest of this entry »