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The #1 Replacement Window Performance Feature: Installation

The #1 Replacement Window Performance Feature: Installation

There are many obvious signs it is time to invest in replacement windows for your New Jersey or New York home – cold and hot spots in corners or near your windows, window frames with cracks or weather damage, foggy window panes. The list goes on and one.

You may have noticed a gradual increase in utility bills even though you try hard to manage your energy use wisely. Homeowners looking to upgrade their homes are naturally searching for home improvement products that enhance the beauty of their surroundings while also improving energy-efficiency and comfort.

Renewal by Andersen of New Jersey & New York Metro is pleased to offer a full line of replacement windows with dozens of design features, but there is one thing everyone must consider before finalizing a purchase order. Here is what you need to know to make a wise investment decision. (more…)

Here’s What a Professional Replacement Window Installation Looks Like

Here’s What a Professional Replacement Window Installation Looks Like

Years have gone into perfecting the art of building Renewal by Andersen of New Jersey and New York Metro replacement windows. Over time, technology and design revisions have improved energy-efficiency, endurance and appearance. We believe that top quality requires high standards and a continued commitment to never be satisfied with good enough, when excellence is within reach. One thing we have discovered during the past two decades serving New Jersey and New York metropolitan homeowners is that even superior performing, high-quality replacement windows will only work as designed when they are installed by a skilled professional installer.

Risk of Hiring a Contractor to Install Replacement Windows

We’re sure there are some skilled private contractors out there that are diligent in following manufacturing recommendations, but experience has taught us that certifying our own team of installers is the only way to guarantee the process follows our rigorous standards. Before we allow crew members to install your precision-built, designed-by-you replacement windows, we put them through some tough testing to make sure they can demonstrate a clear understanding of local building codes, proficiency using the tools required to complete the job and specific manufacturing installation recommendations to protect the appearance and performance of every window for years to come.

We do this because a poor installation could result in cracked joints and damage that results in air and moisture leaks. Certain parts of your warranty could also be voided if privately hired construction crews unintentionally damage glass or frames during the process. You invested your hard earned money to update your home and we won’t let you to put that investment at risk.

What Can I Expect on Window Installation Day?

Professional Renewal by Andersen of Long Island installers always arrive on-time and ready to get started. While the team prepares to remove existing windows, a crew chief – leader – will introduce himself or herself to you and go over the process. You’ll have an opportunity to ask questions or express concerns about special landscaping near your windows and unusual architectural features. Here’s what you should expect.

  • The team prepares the area with drop clothes and other techniques to keep construction debris and dust from damaging the interior of your home and lawn.
  • Existing windows are removed and the opening is prepared and cleaned before the replacement window is secured in the pre-existing opening. Crews insulate and seal the frame, then check the operation. Every window must open and close smoothly before the trim is replaced.
  • Once the window installation is completed, the team cleans the windows, removes all residual debris and returns their tools, tarps and other equipment to the mobile workshop. We take care of old window recycling or disposal so you don’t have to worry about renting a roll-off or paying landfill fees. After completion, the only sign the installers were there should be your beautiful new windows.
  • The final step is a walk-through to check all windows one last time. We’ll give you some tips on cleaning and routine maintenance to make sure your windows always perform perfectly. You can ask any questions you may have, too.

Benefits of Buying Replacement Windows & Patio Doors from a Company that Provides Installation

High-quality replacement windows are designed to be energy-efficient and durable. Custom-crafted windows allow homeowners to carefully choose frames that are low maintenance, like Fibrex composite frames, and glass that empowers them to take control of interior light levels and potentially save money on their heating and air conditioning bills. However, without the proper insulation, homeowners may lose some of these benefits. One of the key advantages of trusting only brand-certified installers is that you can have peace of mind that no part of your warranty coverage will be voided to the process. In fact, our exclusive, gold-standard warranty includes a two-year installation package that covers parts and labor, almost double the term some of our competition offers.

Renewal by Andersen of New Jersey & New York Metro Replacement Window & Patio Door Designs: A Reflection of Core Values

We believe that superior home improvement products should reflect the care, precision and commitment to excellence that goes into every window and door that carries our name. To ensure our customers always get the service and quality they expect and deserve, we don’t offer a self-install option. If you’re ready to learn more about beautiful, energy-efficient Renewal by Andersen of New Jersey and New York Metro replacement windows and patio doors, simply fill in the form on this page or call us at 1-888-826-2451.

 

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Four Pillars: Window Installation, Part IV

Four Pillars of a Great Replacement Window Experience: Window Installation (Part 4 of 4)

4PillarsInstallThe four pillars that guarantee a perfect great replacement window experience are, in no particular order, the Window Frame, Window Glass, Window Installation and Window Design.

We’ve already covered the Window Glass and Window Frame in prior posts. This is the fourth and final article on window installation. In future posts, we’ll discuss the important aspects of Window Design with which you should concern yourself.

This post will be concerned with the actual installation of your new replacement windows and the important issues that need to be addressed to make sure you have long-lasting window performance. (more…)

Four Pillars: Window Installation, Part III

Four Pillars of a Great Replacement Window Experience: Window Installation (Part 3 of 4)

4PillarsInstallIn our continuing multi-part series on the four pillars that make up a great replacement window experience, will cover Window Frames, Window Glass, Window Installation and Window Design.

In the prior post we discussed how the Accurate Measurement, Precise Manufacturing and proper Packaging and Shipment of your new windows can make or break the Installation before it even begins and in our first post we talked about why proper installationis so critical to the success of any window replacement project.

Before we go into the actual installation of the new window into your house, we’ll cover removing the old window, handling the new window and preparing the job site in this post.  In the fourth and final article on Replacement Window Installation, we’ll finally get to the important issues that need to be addressed when you actually put the window in the wall. While each step is critical, there are literally dozens of steps that must be completed properly during the actual installation to ensure your windows keep you safe and comfortable for a lifetime. (more…)

Four Pillars: Window Installation, Part II

Four Pillars of a Great Replacement Window Experience: Window Installation (Part 2 of 4)

replacement window installation

In our most recent post in this series, the first of four on the importance of a proper replacement window Installation we talked about how a poor installation can negate all the positive attributes of the window you select to replace your current windows. In this second of four posts regarding replacement window Installation, we will cover the critical start to a great replacement window installation: Accurate Measurement, Precise Manufacturing and proper Packaging and Shipment of your windows.

Proper Measurement

As with most things in construction, the first step establishes the foundation upon which everything else rests. To have a great replacement window installation, you need a window that is precisely manufactured to exactly fit the existing window opening. For this, the manufacturer needs proper and accurate measurements of your existing windows. (more…)