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4 Questions to Ask Before Buying Replacement Windows & Doors

4 Questions to Ask Before Buying Replacement Windows & Doors

When comparing replacement window and patio door brands in New Jersey and New York, you need to be sure to compare apples to apples rather than just looking at who offers the lowest price. One way to do that is to ask each window dealer the same questions about how their products are manufactured, the average life expectancy and how to take care of your new windows and doors.

This week, the Renewal by Andersen of New Jersey and New York Metro team put together four basic questions we believe you should ask (and, our answers to each one) before you decide which brand to work with as you upgrade your existing home windows and patio doors.

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Black & White Design for New Jersey & New York Homes

Black & White Design for New Jersey & New York Homes

Do you spend your weekends binge watching “The Property Brothers”, “Fixer Upper”, “Good Bones” or one of the other widely popular home renovation shows? For those of you who are planning a major home make-over, including installing replacement windows and patio doors, you might be thinking about creating dramatic transformations with a black and white decorating scheme. Renewal by Andersen of New Jersey & New York Metro recently added black finishes to our color palette because dark interiors are popping up everywhere today. We see black interior aspects in all home styles, including farmhouses, traditional homes and everything in between.

Here’s what you need to know about using dark accents as part of your New Jersey or New York metropolitan home renovation.

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7 Replacement Window Style Comparisons for New Jersey & New York

7 Replacement Window Style Comparisons for New Jersey & New York

Are you ready to install new windows in your New Jersey or New York home, but feeling overwhelmed by all the choices? Deciding which replacement window style is best for your home doesn’t have to be complicated or stressful if you first learn the features and differences between window styles.

This Renewal by Andersen of New Jersey and New York Metro blog post includes a brief snapshot of the different styles, and a link to help you learn more.

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4 Steps to a Successful Window Treatment Project

4 Steps to a Successful Window Treatment Project

The Renewal by Andersen of New Jersey & New York Metro team knows window treatments and the role windows play in home decorating activities are a key part of any remodeling project.

Windows are perhaps the most powerful visual component in any room. Most people know they play an integral part in improving energy efficiency, but they control natural light flow – something every interior decorator will tell you is essential for illuminating indoor spaces and creating a welcoming tone. In essence, windows enhance the beauty and comfort of your home in a multitude of ways. And, when designed and dressed properly, your home’s windows provide a seamless connection between interior and exterior living spaces.

Like designing modern, high-performance replacement windows, dressing your windows is easier if you have a plan. Here is a step-by-step formula used by many interior decorators for successfully dressing your windows to will give your windows the respect they deserve.

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The ABCs of Replacement Window Hardware in New Jersey & New York

The ABCs of Replacement Window Hardware in New Jersey & New York

Whatever prompted you to choose this time of year to consider installing replacement windows and doors in your New Jersey or New York home, we are happy you are considering Renewal by Andersen of New Jersey or New York Metro home improvement products.

Your lifestyle and decorating preferences will drive many decisions about replacement window design and features and we love sharing details about our Energy Star certified windows and doors that help homeowners save money on their heating and air conditioning bills.

So, let’s talk about the ABC’s — Aesthetics, Basic functionality and Confidence-factor — of replacement window and door hardware.

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