For several years, Renewal by Andersen of New Jersey & New York Metro replacement window customers enjoyed some nice tax credits when they decided to upgrade their homes with modern, ENERGY-STAR certified replacement windows and patio doors. Making use of renewable energy helps homeowners save money on heating and cooling bills and benefits the environment. While there aren’t an abundance of energy tax credit options for homeowners when it comes to updating your existing windows today, we did find some options you may be interested in checking out. You can claim these energy credits by filing FORM 5695 with your 2016 taxes. Continue reading Where Did All the NJ & NY Replacement Window Tax Credits Go?
If this is the first cold season since you installed Renewal by Andersen of New Jersey and New York Metro replacement windows or patio doors, you won’t have to worry about drafty corners or stuffing draft dodgers around your windows. But, if you’re still thinking about updating your home windows, don’t wait for the first rush of frigid weather to catch you by surprise!
It’s that season again—time to dig the coats and jackets out of the back of your closet, to put up the gold and burnt orange wreath on your front door, and to dress your windows in their cool-weather finery. This advice from Renewal by Andersen of New Jersey and New York Metro will help you prep your older windows for the cold weather before it hits. Continue reading How to Prep Your New Jersey & New York Replacement Windows for Winter
New Jersey and New York metropolitan homeowners look forward decorating their windows and homes for the holiday season for a variety of reasons. Some look forward to the festive spirit, being around their family and friends they don’t get a chance to see during the year or just the fact that another new year will soon arrive with all the promises of new adventures and opportunities.
Whatever gets you in the mood for decorating your home for the upcoming holidays – whether you’re one of those who starts thinking about Halloween immediately after Labor Day, or you are more inclined to wait until the week of Thanksgiving to pull out the cornucopia, here are nine tips to make sure your replacement windows look awesome and you follow safe practices. Continue reading 9 Fall Decorating Tips from Renewal by Andersen of New Jersey & New York Metro
You would think that any upgrade to your New Jersey or metropolitan New York home, from replacing a sagging, old garage door to updating appliances and cabinets in the kitchen, would automatically increase resale value – right?
Not necessarily, according to the National Association of Realtors’ (NAR) studies and Remodel Magazine. The Remodeling Cost vs Value 2015 and 2016 reports show that some remodeling projects offer minimal return on investment, if any.
If you’re planning to install new replacement windows and patio doors this year, here are a few things you need to know to get the most value for your investment. Continue reading 4 Facts About Replacement Windows to Know Before You Buy
Neo-Colonial homes, often just called “Colonials”, are among most popular architectural styles seen in New Jersey and metropolitan New York neighborhoods. These are typically modern, recently-built homes with traditional colonial design elements. Neo-colonials offer the best of modern design along with the cozy, welcoming aspect of traditional colonial homes—and they fit well into areas with both historic homes and newer ones. Adding authenticity to their look means incorporating landscaping and other exterior features (like Renewal by Andersen replacement windows!) to give your Neo-Colonial a style upgrade so it stands out from the crowd.
Thinking about updating your Neo-Colonial home to enhance energy-efficiency or create a more inviting curb appeal this fall? These tips will help you get started! Continue reading 4 Tips That Will Help Your Give Your Neo-Colonial Home a More Authentic Style