Basement window wells – The three main types of window wells are round, straight and square. To buy the right window well cover, you must know what type of window well you cover. With the correct measurements, this can easily be determined. Another important factor you must consider is whether the window is inside the well or slightly above it. Measure the window well width along the side of the house and record this measurement. Measure from the center of the window well into the house and write down this measurement. Measure the height from the top of the window to the ground and write down the measurement.
Determine the type of basement window wells you have. A rounded windows look well like a semicircle. A square window looks out well as half of a square. A straight Well looks like a mixture of a well rounded and a square well. If you have either a straight well or a square well, measure the length of the straight section in front of the window and write down this measurement.
Lay the selected basement window wells covers the window well. If you have a bubble well cover, press the side mounting flanges tightly against the housing side. Mark the bracket screw hole locations on the wall and remove the window well cover.