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Old 01-07-2020, 08:29 PM   #1
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Fastening Egress Window Well To Uneven Foundation

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I'm converting a basement to living space and am putting an egress window in the new bedroom. The inside of the foundation is smooth, but the outside is very uneven and bumpy. I'm using a galvanized steel window well that is supposed to fit flat up against the foundation. How should I go about attaching the well to the foundation? Do I need to eliminate the high spots or smooth it out with extra material?

Also, is there a trick to attaching the lower part of the well to the foundation? The hole isn't big enough to get into it and reach the bottom.

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I will be big enough when you finish digging


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