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Plastic Window Well Covers vs. Metal Window Well Covers

If you are looking for detailed information on the pros and cons of metal vs plastic window well covers, read this carefully. The wild and woolly world of window wells and everything that belongs to it (covers, ladders, egress, non-egress, regulations, and etc.) is both fascinating and annoying. On the one hand, you need them,…

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4 DIY Outdoor Projects To Do This Summer

Looking for awesome DIY projects to do this summer? Well, you’ve come to the right place! Spice up the outside of your house, add some curb appeal, and have a blast doing it. These DIY outdoor projects will make your house stand out above the rest in your neighborhood! 1. Build a Garden Box Wouldn’t…

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Aluminum VS Steel Window Well Grates

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Which material is the best option for your window well grate? I can make that an easier decision for you! Take a look at a few of the advantages aluminum has over steel. Most manufacturers use steel for their grates. We use aluminum window well grates and there are many reasons for this choice. LET’S…

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Window Well Covers near Madison, WI

Our name says it all: Window Well Experts are the most knowledgeable producers and sellers of window well covers near Madison, WI. Founded in 1975 in Wisconsin, we use our decades of experience to make sure that residents and builders get the right window well and the right cover for their basement. Whether you need…

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Window Wells and Safety

The benefits of window wells go beyond avoiding property damage and beautifying your home. A high-quality window well and cover will provide your family with an emergency exit, guard your basement windows from intruders, and prevent dangerous falls. At Window Well Experts, we’ve seen hundreds of cases where a window well or cover has made…

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Window Well Covers Near Chicago

Since 1975, Window Well Experts has been manufacturing and selling window well covers near Chicago. Our well covers are made of clear Lexan (TM) polycarbonate, one of the toughest resins around. Polycarbonate is used in eyeglasses, race car windshields and bulletproof glass applications because of its outstanding resistance to impact, heat and cold, and when…

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Do I Need Window Well Covers?

Do I Need Window Well Covers? At Window Well Experts, we recommend that all window wells be fitted with a proper cover. When you look at the benefits of window wells, almost all of them require a sturdy, leak-proof cover in order to achieve their fullest benefit. In the four decades since our founding, we’ve…

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The Different Types of Window Well Covers

The Different Types of Window Well Covers Several factors go into choosing a window well cover. In addition to practical concerns, like fitting your window well and the window you’re protecting, different well shapes and materials have different strengths in terms of durability, protection from the elements, and ease of cleaning. No matter what kind…

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Aluminum Window Well Grates

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Let’s Talk Metal! Have you been making do?  Making do is ok for a stopgap measure, but is it safe? Aluminum grates are ideal for egress and larger size window wells. Their lightweight assures that your family can escape from a hazardous situation in your basement and allows for municipal code compliance, yet they are safe to walk…

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Safety is our business!

Open window wells can be a hazard in your yard. Depending on where they are located, they can be dangerous for people, pets, and wildlife. That’s where we come into the picture. Every single cover that we build is made to hold 400 pounds, whether it’s a steel or aluminum safety grate or our clear polycarbonate covers….

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