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What Makes a Replacement Window & Patio Door Stand Out?

What Makes a Replacement Window & Patio Door Stand Out?

The typical consumer may be hard-pressed to tell just by looking at two replacement windows, which one will perform better in their home. You may not see stark visual differences between a Renewal by Andersen of New Jersey & New York Metro window or patio door and another brand if you are trying to determine which window has the highest insulating metrics or which one offers the best condensation control for you. But, there are definitely differences.

Since visual differences may or may not indicate performance differences, it is now more than ever before imperative that brands do their best to differentiate themselves from other companies competing in the same space.

So, how do you, as a consumer, wade through the hype and “paid messaging” and get down to what really matters – which replacement window is the best for your home?

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3 Things Your Replacement Window Warranty Won’t Cover

3 Things Your Replacement Window Warranty Won’t Cover

As a leader in the replacement window industry for more than a quarter century, Renewal by Andersen of New Jersey & New York Metro takes great pride in offering an incredible warranty package for our customers. Our partners in the Renewal by Andersen factory build each replacement window and patio door to beautifully perform for as long as you live in your home so we can offer one of the best warranties in the business.

While our warranty is the gold standard for the industry, you should know there are a few things the 20/2/10 warranty will not cover. Here are three things your policy will not cover, and why they are excluded.

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Replacing Your Patio Door Can Chase Away the Winter Blues

Replacing Your Patio Door Can Chase Away the Winter Blues

If this is your first time dropping by the Renewal by Andersen of New Jersey and New York Metro blog, you may be wondering why our brand would be talking about winter blues and ways to combat that condition. As it turns out, replacement windows and modern patio doors may help many of our friends and neighbors fight the winter blues and feel better this winter season and all year-round.

Here’s a bit of the backstory before we explain why and how windows and depression are connected.

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Replacement Window Warranty vs Homeowners Insurance

Replacement Window Warranty vs Homeowners Insurance

Most homeowners understand the value of buying an insurance policy for major investments like their car, home and personal property. It is virtually impossible to finance a home in a New Jersey or metropolitan New York neighborhood without an insurance plan that protects lenders should a tornado blow through the area or a hail storm destroy the roof.

As another significant investment, it is essential to make sure your replacement window investment comes with a strong warranty package. Some people may not understand the difference between a replacement window warranty and a homeowners’ insurance policy. Both protect homeowners against loss not due to their negligence, but these two financial vehicles cover different types of loss.

This week’s Renewal by Andersen of New Jersey and New York Metro post discussed the difference between replacement window warranties and private homeowners’ insurance policies.

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Window Inspection Tips for New Jersey & New York Metro Homeowners

Window Inspection Tips for New Jersey & New York Metro Homeowners

Fall is the perfect time to thoroughly inspect the windows in your New Jersey or New York metropolitan home in preparation for winter. Your local Renewal by Andersen replacement window specialists would love the opportunity to come out and help you check your windows for signs of aging or damage.

For those of you who aren’t sure you’re ready for the replacement window discussion, here are some tips gathered from home inspectors that might help you do a self-guided check on your own.

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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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