I just had a new stamped patio poured. We lowered the grading so now the widow wells are higher than the patio. I want to install window well covers but need to cut down the window wells (below the cement) what would be the best tool for the job?

  • I'm confused what needs to be cut and why, if the window wells are above the patio. Perhaps a photo... – HerrBag Jun 5 '13 at 17:19

Are you taking about one of these things?

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If so, you might not want to cut it down. The lip should be a bit higher than the surrounding grade so that rainwater doesn't run in to the well.

If you don't cut it, you might be able to decorate it.

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However, if you really want to cut it then you can use a reciprocating saw. If the metal is too thick, you might need to use a cut-off wheel on an angle grinder.

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