I have a 3 foot wide basement window that is only one inch above
grade. Since we get a fair amount of rain and snow here, I wonder what
is the best strategy to prevent water from entering the basement
throught this window.
The window was created by the previous owner of the house by widening
a smaller window. Since the new openning was cut out by concrete saw,
I figure there is a good chance that a hair line crack might develop
sometime down the road.
The grading around is okay, ie. water runs away with no problem.
I was suggest by a friend to pour a concrete pad a few feet wide right
in front of the window. Will this work ? Or should I create a window
well instead ?
Appreciate if someone can give me some suggestions.