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6 Reasons People Love Replacement Sliding Patio Doors

6 Reasons People Love Replacement Sliding Patio Doors

Renewal by Andersen of New Jersey & New York Metro recommends three basic replacement sliding patio door solutions for our friends and neighbors. Each one has myriad of color combinations, standard and exclusive hardware choices, two types of insect screens and other accessories to customize your home improvement products to your budget, your lifestyle and your home’s architectural features.

Homeowners can design side and back entrance doors that complement their personality and their home’s unique characteristics.

Here are six reasons sliding doors options are so popular with homeowners.

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3 Hacks to Enhance Privacy Without Blocking Natural Light

3 Hacks to Enhance Privacy Without Blocking Natural Light

If you’re deliberating about how to bring in more natural light to your bathrooms and bedrooms while obscuring the view to maintain your privacy, the following Renewal by Andersen of New Jersey and New York Metro tips might help.

For those who prefer something a little more interesting and permanent for your home, rather than simple blinds or curtains (which can be a haven for mold and mildew in bathrooms and other damp areas) replacement windows with patterned glass may be the perfect solution. You can contact a Renewal by Andersen window specialist and ask to see patterned glass samples right in the comfort of your own home. This can give you a better idea of just how much natural light the glass permits as well as which pattern looks best to you.

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5 Simple Spring Makeover Ideas for Your Windows & Doors

5 Simple Spring Makeover Ideas for Your Windows & Doors

It may be only February, but March will be coming in like a lion and leaving like a lamb soon. Spring is right around the corner so it’s time to plan now to refresh your home’s exterior to showcase your windows and doors.

Here are five Renewal by Andersen of New Jersey & New York Metro tips for spring that are sure to improve your curb appeal and the view from the back patio, too!

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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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Don’t Be SAD, Be Glad With A Home Window Upgrade

Don’t Be SAD, Be Glad With A Home Window Upgrade

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.

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