How to Block Natural Light Through Windows in NY & NJ

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New Jersey and New York homeowners who want to block natural light (and heat) from streaming in a replacement window have several options. There are some excellent ways to control light, noise and heat transfer and some tactics that should be avoided to protect your Renewal by Andersen of New Jersey and New York Metro replacement windows and your investment.

Below are two great solutions, plus a word of caution for your consideration. Continue reading How to Block Natural Light Through Windows in NY & NJ

Safe Window Treatments Can Protect Your Family in New Jersey & New York

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Sadly, every year small children the disabled and pets are injured by becoming entangled in dangling cords. You can follow some basic guidelines to limit exposure to dangerous cords.

Are You Up-to-Date on Window Covering Safety Standards?

Fall is such a fabulous time in our area. New Jersey and metropolitan New Yorkers have myriad opportunities to get out and enjoy seasonal events. From leaf peeping in a local park to visiting a pumpkin patch for a hayride and hot apple cider, autumn is one of the most enjoyable times of the year. For homeowners who are considering updating their dwellings with replacement windows, the annual Archtober events give New York’s design community provide another chance to showcase the buildings that give our area its character and personality. Attending one of the 100+ tours, films, and public celebrations is an excellent way to see up close how window style impacts aesthetics and function in both new and older buildings. Continue reading Safe Window Treatments Can Protect Your Family in New Jersey & New York

Create a Safer New Jersey & New York Home Environment

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Summer may be over, but Autumn is such a fabulous time in the New Jersey and New York metropolitan area. We are fortunate to have myriad opportunities to get out and enjoy seasonal events. From leaf peeping in our many area parks to visiting the pumpkin patch for a hayride and hot apple cider, September and October are some of the most enjoyable times of the year. For homeowners who are considering updating their dwellings with replacement windows, the annual Archtober events give New York’s design community another chance to showcase the buildings that give NYC its character and personality.

Attending one of the 100+ films, public celebrations and tours is an excellent way to see up close how window style impacts aesthetics and function in both new and older buildings.

October is also National Window Covering Safety Month. All month there will be special events to inform and educate the general public about window treatments designed to look beautiful and reduce safety risks for children and pets. Last month our readers found information about enhancing safety with replacement window design choices, this post focuses on dressing your new windows with innovative window treatments that lower risks for the most vulnerable members of our families. Continue reading Create a Safer New Jersey & New York Home Environment

Are Your New Jersey & New York Home’s Windows Making You Sick?

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Industry experts all agree that home windows, including high-quality replacement windows, play an integral part in keeping indoor air quality healthy. At Renewal by Andersen of New Jersey & New York Metro we take pride in designing and building replacement windows for your home that support a healthy home. This week’s article aims to help you determine if aging windows and patio doors are diminishing indoor air quality, and may be ready for retirement. Continue reading Are Your New Jersey & New York Home’s Windows Making You Sick?

9 Window Safety Tips for Your Family in New Jersey & New York

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As a replacement window dealer in the New Jersey and New York Metro region, Renewal by Andersen has a responsibility to make sure our friends and neighbors know how to use their home windows safely, even if they choose to buy their home improvement products elsewhere.

While we hope you’ll allow us to help you update your home with high-performance replacement windows and patio doors, we are dedicating this week’s post to home window safety because we know that well-informed people make better decisions, and when it comes to safety, wise decisions are necessary to protect your family. Continue reading 9 Window Safety Tips for Your Family in New Jersey & New York