Basement window well covers are used to keep windows clean and free of pests. They also provide safety by protecting children and pets from falling in the basement window well and getting hurt.
Basement window well covers can be made of acrylic plastic, polycarbonate plastic, or steel. Acrylic plastic does not withstand sun and weather. It is not a long lasting choice for basement window well covers. Polycarbonate plastic is strong and durable. it is considered unbreakable. Steel basement window well covers are sometimes available with a coating to prevent rust.
Styles of Basement Window Well Covers
Basement window well covers are found in plastic bubbles, plastic low-profiles (flat), or steel grates. Other basement window well covers are vented or sloped.
Basement well shapes can be round, square ,or rectangular. Not only do basement wells come in different shapes and sizes, but they can also be constructed using either masonry or metal. Basement window well covers can be made according to custom specifications
Opening and Closing Basement Window Well Covers
Most basement window well covers use a steel frame to snap the cover into place. It makes for easy emergency exits and added security.