Protecting Basement Windows

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How do I keep rain water from seeping around window frames and below my windows?

Protecting Basement Windows

If your below-grade basement windows are unprotected, you're gonna get soaked every rainy season. You need to protect them with metal or masonry window wells with gravel at the bottom to provide drainage. *If you want total coverage, you can get yourself clear plastic bubbles that cover the entire window well like an awning.



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