If you have kept your well uncovered, it can be a danger for your children and pets or animals that pass by your home. Uncovered well can also collect rainwater, snow, leaves, or grass that will certainly affect the foundation of your house. Debris and leaves can also get on the passage and clog the drains or damage the storm windows as well. The uncovered wells can also become a reason for pest infection if the stray animals and insects find it the ideal place for nesting.
Make sure you hire a contractor that comes with exact measurements for your window well installation. Do not forget to mention what kind of shape you want for your window well, be it rectangular or square. The best contractors can give you a brief estimation and can also properly prepare the place for installation like professionals.