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I am the owner of a '31 craftsman bungalow in Kansas City, MO with a stone foundation that is in need of window wells. I would ideally like to purchase a steel well and attach it to the house. My issue is the foundation. The stone is quite uneven between stones jutting out and inset mortar lines.

I originally thought I'd pack the voids with mortar, but as I dug deeper I found the foundation is very irregular with protrusions over 2" deep. I then had the idea of scribing some treated 4 x 4's and bolting them into the mortar beds to create a flat surface on which to mount the well.

Is this a viable solution? Any other suggestions?

Thanks in advance
 

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My idea would be to anchor a 2x4 or 2x6 (treated of course) to the stone wall. You might have to shim it or chip stone to make it plumb. Anchor your window well flanges to that. Then dry pack grout or maybe mortar mix to fill the voids between the stone and the 2x.
 
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