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5 Advantages of High-Performance Insect Screens

5 Advantages of High-Performance Insect Screens

Every operable replacement window sold by Renewal by Andersen of New Jersey and New York Metro comes with a standard insect screen. Even people who only open their windows a few times a year to air out the house need window screens. An open window without a protective insect screen, is an invitation for critters, bugs and other irritants to enter a home unchecked.

Of course, you don’t need screens on picture windows, and those that don’t open. Some people even remove their screens in winter or when they aren’t planning to open their windows. But, not everyone has ample room to store 10-20 screens out of the way and protected when not in use. Choosing a higher quality screen may be a better solution.

Here are five reasons why those who like to open their windows, at least occasionally, may benefit from upgrading from standard screens to high-performance TruScene insect screens.

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6 Things That Impact Replacement Window Performance

6 Things That Impact Replacement Window Performance

Some replacement window dealers exaggerate the benefits of installing modern replacement windows and patio doors. Many of our friends and neighbors living in New Jersey or metropolitan New York neighborhoods have probably seen advertisements promising 100 percent return on investment within a few months or a couple of years.

The truth is replacement windows do increase the resale value of your home, enhance energy efficiency and comfort and lower monthly heating and air conditioning bills. BUT, they won’t pay for themselves in a few months, and any dealer than promises they will is not being totally honest with you.

If you’re thinking about replacing existing home windows, and you want to make sure you maximize your return on investment, remember the choices you make about window style, glass options, frame materials and installation professionals will have a major impact on your window performance and value.

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6 Reasons for Hot Spots in Your NJ & NY Home

6 Reasons for Hot Spots in Your NJ & NY Home

Have you noticed that some areas of your New Jersey or New York Metro home seem to always be warmer than other interior spaces this summer? It could be that your HVAC system is failing, or needs some TLC. You might also be dealing with aging home windows that are ready for retirement. How can you tell the difference?

Here are six problems Renewal by Andersen of New Jersey and New York Metro has seen over the years that caused hot (and cold) spots in local homes.

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Bay Replacement Window versus Flat Fixed Window in NY, NJ

Bay Replacement Window versus Flat Fixed Window in NY, NJ

When considering replacement windows for your home, one of the first decisions you’ll have to make is the window style or styles. Renewal by Andersen of New Jersey and New York Metro offers a full portfolio of replacement window styles, from simple fixed windows to beautifully designed bay windows that add visual interest to your home’s curb appeal.

If you’re wondering whether a bay window or a picture window is a good replacement option for an existing home window, here are a few things to think about before making that final decision.

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Exclusive Fibrex® Window Frame is a Game Changer

Exclusive Fibrex® Window Frame is a Game Changer

Pick a reason that you’ve decided to update the existing windows in your New Jersey or New York Metro home with modern, high-performance replacement windows: Energy-efficiency, Useability, Beauty, Durability …. Whichever reason is most important to you, choosing patented Renewal by Andersen Fibrex® window frame material can make a dramatic difference in every setting.

Fibrex® composite window frames combine the low-maintenance features of vinyl with the strength, durability and stability of wood. The result is window frames that are beautiful and perform perfectly for decades, with zero (or very little) maintenance.

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5 Common Problems Replacement Windows Fix Instantly

5 Common Problems Replacement Windows Fix Instantly

Common home window problems are usually more noticeable during extreme weather events in New Jersey and New York. An arctic cold front passing through, a record-breaking heat wave and storms that bring torrential rainfall are three events that may expose issues that should be addressed sooner rather than later.

Here are five common window problems that replacement windows solve instantly.

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