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5 Ways to Make Your Home a Thermal Performance Powerhouse

5 Ways to Make Your Home a Thermal Performance Powerhouse

Thermal Performance refers to how well a structure responds to changes in external temperature during the daily and seasonal cycles. EcoWho

Homeowners who are interested in boosting energy efficiency in their New Jersey and New York Metro homes may be wondering which home improvement projects deliver the highest return on investment. Taking simple steps to improve the thermal performance – updating weather stripping or replacing sealants, for example – may reduce heating and air conditioning expenses, but won’t add value to a home. A home that meets national energy efficiency standards, maintains a comfortable indoor temperature and keeps heating and air conditioning costs to a minimum is a thermal performance powerhouse. 

These tips from Renewal by Andersen of New Jersey and New York Metro can help transform your home from an energy-draining house into a thermal performance powerhouse. We’ll help you determine which projects will add the most value to your home and provide a healthy return on investment as a bonus.

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7 Reasons to Install Replacement Windows this Spring

7 Reasons to Install Replacement Windows this Spring

It may not feel like it yet, but spring is just a few weeks away! If you’ve been on the fence about installing replacement windows in your New Jersey or New York Metro home, here are seven great reasons to get your Renewal by Andersen upgrades ordered now!

# 1: No Frigid Corners from Leaking Windows

High performance replacement windows can help to eliminate those hot and cold spots you’ve struggled with over the years. It’s nice to be able to control your indoor temperature without constantly adjusting the thermostat, and high-quality replacement windows and patio doors let you do just that.

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3 Things You Might Not Know About Replacement Windows

3 Things You Might Not Know About Replacement Windows

Savvy replacement window and patio door shoppers have done their research even before they stop by our Renewal by Andersen of New Jersey & New York Metro showroom or invite one of our window and patio door specialists into their home for a consultation.

To help our friends and neighbors make better replacement window buying decisions we are going to share three things savvy shoppers know that first-time buyers may not.

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Dress Your New Replacement Windows for Upcoming Spring

Dress Your New Replacement Windows for Upcoming Spring

Spring is Coming! Dress Your New Replacement Window for the Occasion

Spring is on the way, and many of our Renewal by Andersen of New Jersey and New York Metro customers are longing for warmer days — and opening the house up to let the stale winter air escape. Some of you who installed replacement windows last fall may be thinking about refreshing your indoor decorating scheme as winter turns into spring.

Let’s face it, redecorating your home can cost a small fortune if you repaint, update the furnishings and bring in new window treatments three or four times a year. Good news! There are affordable replacement window treatment solutions that will help you dress your windows without busting the budget.

Here are a few wallet-friendly suggestions.

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4 Tips to Customize Replacement Patio Doors Like a Pro

4 Tips to Customize Replacement Patio Doors Like a Pro

Updating the patio door to your existing back yard or side yard can dramatically transform your entrance from purely functional to fabulous! Designing replacement patio doors is very similar to customizing a traditional front door. For one thing, most people choose a front door that offers excellent insulating qualities, along with decorative features that complement the architectural style of their home. Renewal by Andersen of New Jersey & New York Metro patio doors have functional elements — those that make doors easier to use or enhance their performance — and components that are purely aesthetic — such as grilles and special hardware finishes.

Most people have never designed their own replacement patio doors, so here are a few tips for customizing your entry doors to help you get started.

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