Are your window well covers broken?

Broken Window Well? We all are looking for the same things as homeowners and caretakers of our property.  We are looking for easy, efficient and nearly permanent solutions to problems that we have around the house.  No one in my acquaintance has said, “Oh boy!  I can’t wait to shop for window well covers.”  But […]

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Benefits of Polycarbonate Window Well Covers

Acrylic (Plexiglass) impact strength is significantly lower than polycarbonate and is subject to stress cracking, which is why when ice and snow sheets off your roof it often shatters the mass produced big box store covers.  Polycarbonate is a virtually unbreakable resin that withstands massive force.  That is why it is used in bulletproof window […]

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Basement Finishing & Egress Window Well Installation

Finished basements can be a great addition to your home.  But, problems there can significantly decrease the value of your home, while cost-effective finishing work can add livable square footage, vastly increasing its value.  The  costs of this major improvement to your home can be substantial.  The national average is 2,436 – $3,646 just on […]

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How to install Window Well Covers

How do I install the cover?  Is it easy?  How long will it take?   Our Sloped and Flat Fabricated Style Window Well Covers are easy for the average homeowner to install.  You need a permanent marker, a drill, and a screwdriver. The manufacturing technician will mark on the protective film on your cover approximately where the clips should […]

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Are your window well covers safe?

WindowWellExperts.com manufactures our clear plastic window well covers from an unbreakable type of plastic known as polycarbonate, sometimes referred to as Lexan™.  We UV treat our plastic so that it does not age prematurely.  They will not turn yellow, crack or fail completely no matter what happens to them. Rain, snow and ice will stay out of your window wells.  People, pets, and […]

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Sloped Low Profile Covers – Get Light in your Basement!

Sloped Low Profile Covers Our Sloped low profile covers are a great way to let the light shine in your basement!  Unlike many mass produced window well covers, our Sloped covers are made of nearly indestructible polycarbonate (brand name Lexan®).  The plastic we use is UV treated to prevent yellowing, cracking and breaking under heavy snow and ice […]

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The Amazing Atrium Dome

We encounter a wide variety of windows and window wells and not-quite-usual installation circumstances here at Window Well Experts. A common window installed in new construction and new egress installations is a crank-out or casement window. This style of window has some great advantages, like the opening mechanism being easy to reach and operate; and […]

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Safety is our business!

Open window wells can be a hazard in your yard. Depending where they are located, they can be dangerous for people, pets and wildlife. We at Windowwellexperts.com have been receiving more calls from people saying that their insurance companies are requiring them to cover their window wells for varying reasons.  One is very obvious—the hazard of having people fall […]

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Why Cover Your Well?

There are a number of reasons to cover an open window well: First and foremost, SAFETY.  At WindowWellExperts.com, we pride ourselves on making tough, unbreakable covers that will protect your kids and pets from falls and injury, and your basement windows from accidental breakage.  Our covers are manufactured to bear 400 pounds.  The UV treated polycarbonate […]

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