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Understanding the Window-Landscaping Relationship

Understanding the Window-Landscaping Relationship

Updating your home with Renewal by Andersen of New Jersey & New York Metro replacement windows and patio doors allows homeowners to express their personal style and personality. You also have an opportunity to create an amazing new curb appearance and accentuate the character and special architectural features of your home.

Have you thought about the relationship between your windows and your landscaping plan? Of course, winter isn’t the usual time to think about your landscaping, spring and summer will be here eventually, so it’s important to think about it when planning your new window project.

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Replacement Windows for Colonial-Influenced Homes

Replacement Windows for Colonial-Influenced Homes

Let’s learn how to choose replacement window features and elements that complement a Colonial home’s original design.

We at Renewal by Andersen of New Jersey and New York Metro chose this topic because you don’t have to go very far from home in any direction to find a delightful mix of architectural styles with strong colonial-influence. Especially in some of our older communities, you are likely to find many houses inspired by the homes that early Americans left in the Old World as they migrated to the New World across the ocean from the Netherlands, Germany and other European countries.

Fortunately, the original building materials have been replaced by energy-efficient solutions and over time some modifications were adopted to improve functionality, but the charm and beauty of old-world design are still popular.

So, let’s talk about Colonial home characteristics and how your replacement windows fit in.

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4 Tips to Reduce Your Home’s Energy Bills

4 Tips to Reduce Your Home’s Energy Bills

Let’s talk replacement windows and lowering the monthly energy bills. Utility bills naturally creep up during extreme weather cycles. Heating bills are highest in the dead of winter, and AC spending soars with rising temperatures in the summer. But, if high utility bills seem to be creeping up and never falling back down, you may have hidden problems that should be addressed. As a replacement window company, Renewal by Andersen of New Jersey & New York Metro naturally recommends people inspect their home’s windows and patio doors for failure that may be causing your spike in utility bills. Replacement windows and patio doors can fix many of the problems seen with aging windows and doors.

There are other reasons our New York and New Jersey neighbors are struggling to keep heating bills in line this year. Here are a few things to consider.

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8 Ways to Prepare Your Home for Cold Weather

8 Ways to Prepare Your Home for Cold Weather

That Don’t Include Replacing Your Windows

While winter has not officially arrived, we’ve already been hit with the frigid temperatures. If you haven’t already, you now know it’s time to prepare your New Jersey or New York home for winter. Here are 8 tips from the Renewal by Andersen of New Jersey and New York Metro team that you can use to make your home warmer and lower your energy bills that Don’t include replacing your windows.

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What Makes a Replacement Window & Patio Door Stand Out?

What Makes a Replacement Window & Patio Door Stand Out?

The typical consumer may be hard-pressed to tell just by looking at two replacement windows, which one will perform better in their home. You may not see stark visual differences between a Renewal by Andersen of New Jersey & New York Metro window or patio door and another brand if you are trying to determine which window has the highest insulating metrics or which one offers the best condensation control for you. But, there are definitely differences.

Since visual differences may or may not indicate performance differences, it is now more than ever before imperative that brands do their best to differentiate themselves from other companies competing in the same space.

So, how do you, as a consumer, wade through the hype and “paid messaging” and get down to what really matters – which replacement window is the best for your home?

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