Winter is a favorite season for some of our Renewal by Andersen friends and neighbors living in New Jersey and metropolitan New York. Christmas and New Year gatherings, hitting the ski slopes and many other wonderful memories are created as the temperature drops. For others, cloudy, overcast skies and the dipping mercury signal the onset of a type of depression know as Seasonal Affective Disorder, or SAD.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.