Creative basement window. Gives something beautiful to look at instead of steel well. @Erinn Randall lynsey.

Creative basement window. Gives something beautiful to look at instead of steel well. @Erinn Randall lynsey.

Bring a flood of light into a dreary basement with a terraced window well. You also get an emergency escape route, planting beds and a view. Build this well as part of an egress window project or simply landscape an existing window well. In this article, well walk you through the construction process and tell you how to deal with the all-important issue of drainage.

Bring a flood of light into a dreary basement with a terraced window well. You also get an emergency escape route, planting beds and a view. Build this well as part of an egress window project or simply landscape an existing window well. In this article, well walk you through the construction process and tell you how to deal with the all-important issue of drainage.

Egress Windows this is a great idea for basement windows. Note the raised beds outside the window. Great for added privacy.

Egress Windows this is a great idea for basement windows. Note the raised beds outside the window. Great for added privacy.

After I clean out  and cover the window wells, I'm going to put in some potted plants. =) Will have to see how warm it stays in the winter

Window Well Garden

After I clean out and cover the window wells, I'm going to put in some potted plants. =) Will have to see how warm it stays in the winter

Keeping light in mind, this Atlanta basement was remodeled with a plethora of windows, interior and exterior glass doors, light colors and reflective surfaces.

13 Ideas for Making Your Basement Color Feel Light and Bright

Keeping light in mind, this Atlanta basement was remodeled with a plethora of windows, interior and exterior glass doors, light colors and reflective surfaces.


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New Replacement Home B - traditional - Family Room - Minneapolis - Replacement Housing Services Consortium

New Replacement Home B - traditional - Family Room - Minneapolis - Replacement Housing Services Consortium

For better-looking, safer window wells, skip the corrugated metal and go for prefab wells made from fiberglass or another faux-stone material. | Photo: Ivan Hunter/Getty Images | thisoldhouse.com

Read This Before You Finish Your Basement

For better-looking, safer window wells, skip the corrugated metal and go for prefab wells made from fiberglass or another faux-stone material. | Photo: Ivan Hunter/Getty Images | thisoldhouse.com

Bluestone Custom Homes: Creative Ideas for Egress Windows & Window Wells Increase the Value of Your Home

Bluestone Custom Homes: Creative Ideas for Egress Windows & Window Wells Increase the Value of Your Home

Basement window wells...how to make them less awful.  I so need to do this!  I wonder how hard it is?

Basement window wells...how to make them less awful. I so need to do this! I wonder how hard it is?

Conversion of basement to walk out. We have a legit egress window, but the original family that built the house skimped and elected to save the 10k and not add walk out stairs...   This is great for an existing egress window, and if anyone is looking to rent their basement out, this gives a separate entrance!

Conversion of basement to walk out. We have a legit egress window, but the original family that built the house skimped and elected to save the 10k and not add walk out stairs... This is great for an existing egress window, and if anyone is looking to rent their basement out, this gives a separate entrance!

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