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The ABCs of Replacement Window Hardware in New Jersey & New York

The ABCs of Replacement Window Hardware in New Jersey & New York

Whatever prompted you to choose this time of year to consider installing replacement windows and doors in your New Jersey or New York home, we are happy you are considering Renewal by Andersen of New Jersey or New York Metro home improvement products.

Your lifestyle and decorating preferences will drive many decisions about replacement window design and features and we love sharing details about our Energy Star certified windows and doors that help homeowners save money on their heating and air conditioning bills.

So, let’s talk about the ABC’s ā€” Aesthetics, Basic functionality and Confidence-factor ā€” of replacement window and door hardware.

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5 Ways Replacement Windows Enhance Your New Jersey & New York Metro Lifestyle

5 Ways Replacement Windows Enhance Your New Jersey & New York Metro Lifestyle

Have you ever stopped to think about how different your life would be without home windows in your New Jersey or New York home? Just image living in a home where you couldn’t enjoy throwing up the sash to refresh your indoor air. Naturally, well-maintained windows do more than allow you to circulate healthy air, although that alone is a good reason to consider installing replacement windows to update older, inefficient ones.

Here are five more ways that Renewal by Andersen of New Jersey and New York Metro replacement windows and patio doors enhance your lifestyle.

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Tips for Choosing Kid-Friendly Replacement Windows & Patio Doors

Tips for Choosing Kid-Friendly Replacement Windows & Patio Doors

Deciding on the perfect replacement window styles can be a bit overwhelming, especially if you’re concerned about pets and small children. Fortunately, Renewal by Andersen of New Jersey & New York Metro offers plenty of high-performance, fashionable and kid-friendly options. Making smart decisions doesn’t have to be difficult or stressful, if you are well-informed.

These tips might help you make better decisions without the stress.

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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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