Answer: No. The cover is neither hinged or attached to the house. It is only connected to the window well using either well clips or our patented "Saf-T Lock" locking system. Rear supports are included in the hardware for the rear angle to set on.
rear support bracket well clip Locking System
The cover, when installed using our patented "Saf-T Lock" locking system, will support a minimum of 250 lbs.
Only the highest quality UV Resistant, High Impact Resistant polycarbonate sheet plastic material measuring a thickness of .118" (1/8") (3mm). We offer "Clear" and "Privacy Pebble" finishes
Privacy Pebble vs. Clear
Yes. We can custom cut covers to size and in cases of odd shaped wells we can custom cut your cover when you send us a template
Answer: You can add a backsplash piece to the back or extend the well up using a larger well or build it up using brick or wood.
Answer: The basic meaning of the word Egress is ". So used in the topic of basement window wells, an egress window well is the way to exit the basement level of the home in the event of an emergancy. Described in IFC & IBC building codes the egress window well opening must be a minimum of 36" wide and have a minimum 36" projection (minimum 9 square feet of area) to be considered an Egress Window Well.