An egress window is below ground, if the ground is not supported, it will eventually collapse onto your window. Therefore, the well, a half-circle or rectangle shaped shield, is installed to support the surrounding ground and block debris and moisture from reaching the basement window.
When installing Egress Windows, certain codes and regulations must be followed. You can trust Behncke Construction to pull the appropriate permits and have your window installed quickly and efficiently. When installing egress windows homeowners should beware of heavy equipment near the foundation walls.