Spring is in full bloom and summer is right around the corner! Have you completed your spring cleaning around your house to get ready for the warmer weather. At this time of year, we suggest that you tend to your windows and perform some regular maintenance. The following suggestions can help you make your windows more beautiful and functional as the weather warms up.
Did you know the windows in your home can have a dramatic impact on your health and the health of other members of your household? By maintaining your windows and watching for signs of trouble, you can avoid some of the problems that can occur when your windows are dirty, leaky, blocking natural light from the sun.
Picture windows can make your home beautiful inside and out. They let in sunlight and provide a great view of the outdoors. Many homes have picture windows somewhere, but few people stop to consider how their picture windows can be used strategically to provide maximum value, indoors and out. If you’re thinking about installing picture windows, here’s what you need to know.
Old windows become inefficient over time. As they expand and contract with temperature changes and as their caulking deteriorates, old windows can lead to high utility bills and start to drag down the value of your home. Even if your old windows are properly maintained, they’re unlikely to be as energy-efficient as today’s modern energy-efficient windows.
Wood is a classic building material. For hundreds of years, windows were made from wood and glass. When people think of windows, many imagine a wood frame and glass panes. Though wood is still a common enough window material, it does have significant drawbacks.
Fibrex is a Renewal by Andersen exclusive product that’s stronger than vinyl and lower-maintenance than wood. All Renewal by Andersen window frames are made of Fibrex instead of wood – and for good reason. The durability, longevity and easy maintenance of Fibrex makes Renewal by Andersen windows the preferred product for many homeowners.