Window Wells: What to Consider When Constructing Them
Man is different from other creatures because he has the ability to make decent housing for himself. Getting enough space in the homes, however, is one challenge that has been facing man. In the quest of getting adequate space in the homes, people have done all sorts of house renovations and designs. One of the most creative renovations ideas is the turning of your house basement into a habitable space. Turning your basement into a living space is cheaper than the construction of a new extra room.
It is not ideal to live in basements due to the fact that they are made under the ground level, they are cold and also dark. But the need for space has seen man invent new ways of making basements good for living. Construction of window wells is one way man has made this happen. Just like its name suggests, a window well is a construction of a well like structure outside the windows of basement rooms. If you are looking to construct a window well for your basement, here are a few things to note.
According to the building codes, window wells must be …