Did you stop by the blog today because you’ve been asking yourself, “Should I buy replacement windows before I put the house on the market?” Getting ready to sell a home in New Jersey or New York is a lot of work. Real estate brokers recommend de-cluttering your home, adding a fresh coat of interior paint in a neutral color and really putting a shine on everything in your home if you want to make your place attractive to potential buyers. And, it is always a good idea to refresh your landscaping – reseeding brown spots, trimming the trees and shrubbery and adding a nice seating area under a huge umbrella or shade tree will make your home feel more welcoming. You want to do everything you can to boost the sale price. Continue reading Should You Buy New Windows If You Plan to Sell Your New Jersey or New York Home?
Do you need a new patio door for your New York or New Jersey home? Tired of tugging and pulling to get the sliding patio door open? You aren’t alone. Many New Jersey and New York metropolitan homeowners contact us with similar complaints come springtime. Over time, patio doors installed decades ago develop issues like gaps that cause leaks and damaged tracks that make them hard to operate. Whether you’re tired of condensation build up or having to fight the door every time you want to step outside, replacing an aging, dilapidated door can eliminate unnecessary frustration, and improve your indoor comfort. Continue reading How Much Do Replacement Patio Doors Cost In New Jersey & New York?
So, you’ve made the decision to update your New Jersey or New York metropolitan home with high-quality replacement windows. Smart choice. If you’ve done any research, you’ve probably learned that replacing outdated, damaged windows can improve energy-efficiency, possibly helping you reduce your heating and air conditioning bills and improving the view inside and out. But, if you can’t decide which replacement windows offer the best value, maybe we can help. At Renewal by Andersen, we understand this is a serious decision and one that shouldn’t be made in haste. Here are seven things we think you should consider before you choose a brand. Continue reading 7 Ways to Select the Best New Jersey & New York Replacement Windows
Have you been thinking of replacing the windows in your New Jersey or New York Metro home and wondered if you should buy off-the-shelf or new construction windows or custom-built replacement windows? While stock, off-the-shelf, or new construction windows available in home centers may look like a better decision financially because they are sometimes cheaper than custom-built replacement windows, they aren’t the same. For one thing, new construction grade windows are designed to have the window opening created to exactly fit the window; they aren’t designed to simply slip into an opening left when your existing windows are removed. Even if you find a window that appears to be a similar size, installation is a great deal more complicated and time-consuming, and we all know “time is money”. Here’s what you need to know about buying off the shelf, and why Renewal by Andersen of New Jersey & New York Metro replacement windows are a better option. Continue reading 6 Ways Replacement Windows Beat New Construction Windows in NJ & NY
Everyone would be happy if they could cut their heating and air conditioning bills in half just by installing replacement windows, right? Of course, they would. While, the whole team at Renewal by Andersen of New Jersey & New York Metro is proud of our line of home improvement products – replacement windows, patio doors and accessories – we want our neighbors to base important decisions on the facts. The fact is, replacement windows are only one, important, factor in dramatically reducing home energy consumption. Most industry experts claim the average savings for homeowners who upgrade with high-performance replacement windows can expect to lower heating and cooling costs by 10 to 15 percent, depending on a number of variables, including: the overall condition of your home, the type and age of your HVAC system, lot orientation, the insulation in your walls and other things. It would be hard to quantify savings on energy potential without doing a comprehensive energy audit on your home. Continue reading How Much Energy Can Replacement Windows Save in NY & NJ?