Real estate industry research suggests that the average American buys a new home every 9 to 12 years. Despite that fact, most homeowners will only invest in replacement windows once during their adult life. Renewal by Andersen customers from throughout the Our New Jersey & New York Metropolitan area come to us looking for solutions to control rising heating and air conditioning expenses, or sometimes to give their older homes a modern, fresh appearance. Some are updating their home because their windows are damaged and in such poor condition they cannot keep the rain and cold from coming inside. Whatever the reason – and whether it is the first time, or the third time – that a homeowner contacts us to discuss purchasing replacement windows, we want the experience to be pleasant, informative and stress-free. Continue reading Get Signature Service in Your NJ & NY Replacement Windows
Author: James Ruppel
Updating your New Jersey or New York Metro home with modern replacement windows is an exciting journey for most homeowners. After all, windows are one of the most expressive elements of your dwelling. The window shape, size and glass options all directly influence the way your house looks to the outside world and determines how much light, air and sound enter your indoor spaces. When comparing diverse window styles, you’ll find two are very similar – Single Hung and Double Hung windows. Not sure which style is best for your home? Here is a quick comparison to help you decide. Continue reading Single Hung vs Double Hung Windows in New Jersey & New York
This week, Renewal by Andersen of New Jersey & New York Metro has a question for you: Is bigger always better? If your mouth is watering just looking at that decadent New York cheesecake in the bakery window, a bigger slice may indeed be tempting. Although the result may be a bigger waistline if you indulge too often, which isn’t something most of us are trying to capture. If you’re talking about heating and air conditioning bills, you definitely want a smaller statement whenever possible. When it comes to replacement windows and patio doors, bigger is sometimes fabulous. At other times, a small awning or hopper window will do the job just fine.
Let’s look at a few examples where bigger is better and some that show there are terrific benefits in small packages, too. Continue reading Is Bigger Better When it Comes to NJ & NY Windows?
Creating a seamless transition between indoor and outdoor spaces with energy-efficient Renewal by Andersen of New Jersey and New York Metro replacement patio doors expands your living area and brings in the natural beauty of your. With options that include floor-to-ceiling hinged, French-style patio doors to add a touch of elegance, and low-profile sliders that provide a larger transparent view of the outdoors, you can design a quiet place to relax and unwind, while surrounding yourself with the colors and fragrances a well-planned garden affords. Combining a beautiful door with complementary replacement windows furnished with TruScene insect screens allows you to expand your viewing area and control ventilation without worrying about biting insects during the spring, summer and autumn months. Continue reading Which Outdoor Plants Will Thrive Indoors on Your Windowsill?
For centuries, wood furniture and fixtures have stood the test of time bringing warmth and beauty to New Jersey and New York homes. We all know wood is stable and strong and some innovative solutions available today can help minimize damage from harmful environmental factors – rain, extreme temperature variations and pests. But, even with new paint and pest control treatments, wood still requires a good deal of maintenance to keep your assets beautiful and functional. This week, our Renewal by Andersen of New Jersey and New York Metro blog post will take a look at the significant differences in wood and vinyl replacement windows, compared to our patented Fibrex frames. Continue reading Comparing Vinyl, Wood & Fibrex Replacement Windows