Ordering a custom window well cover requires you to properly measure your window well. Measuring your window well is a simple project that does not take long. There are different requirements for measuring metal window wells vs window wells made from other materials.
How To Measure Your Window Well
When measuring your window wells, check the shape of the window well. Most common residential window wells are either rounded, have square or nearly square corners, or form a U shape with gently rounded corners.
How to measure a metal window well
For metal wells, you will need to measure outside edge of you well to get an accurate width measurement. Write down the widest width. Then you should measure the outside edge to the house for an accurate projection measurement.
How to measure a concrete window well
For concrete or other window wells, you should measure the inside width of your well. Write down the widest width. Then you should measure the inside edge to the house for an accurate projection measurement.