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paxriver

02:21PM | 04/09/03
Member Since: 11/07/02
3 lifetime posts
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I need to install 2 in order for the sale of my house to go through.Ive never done one before.My thinking is go to Home Depot,get a couple of window wells,no biggie,my question is:should you dig down a foot or so & put some gravel in the bottom for drainage?

treebeard

02:48PM | 04/09/03
Member Since: 01/14/03
265 lifetime posts
Under other circumstances, like if you weren't selling the house, it would be best to excavate a foot or more below the window sill and build back up with washed crushed stone or pea stone...for drainage, as you already guessed. But, you're selling the house, so you'll have to decide how much to invest.

[This message has been edited by treebeard (edited April 09, 2003).]

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