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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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3 Things Your Replacement Window Warranty Won’t Cover

3 Things Your Replacement Window Warranty Won’t Cover

As a leader in the replacement window industry for more than a quarter century, Renewal by Andersen of New Jersey & New York Metro takes great pride in offering an incredible warranty package for our customers. Our partners in the Renewal by Andersen factory build each replacement window and patio door to beautifully perform for as long as you live in your home so we can offer one of the best warranties in the business.

While our warranty is the gold standard for the industry, you should know there are a few things the 20/2/10 warranty will not cover. Here are three things your policy will not cover, and why they are excluded.

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Replacing Your Patio Door Can Chase Away the Winter Blues

Replacing Your Patio Door Can Chase Away the Winter Blues

If this is your first time dropping by the Renewal by Andersen of New Jersey and New York Metro blog, you may be wondering why our brand would be talking about winter blues and ways to combat that condition. As it turns out, replacement windows and modern patio doors may help many of our friends and neighbors fight the winter blues and feel better this winter season and all year-round.

Here’s a bit of the backstory before we explain why and how windows and depression are connected.

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Replacement Window Warranty vs Homeowners Insurance

Replacement Window Warranty vs Homeowners Insurance

Most homeowners understand the value of buying an insurance policy for major investments like their car, home and personal property. It is virtually impossible to finance a home in a New Jersey or metropolitan New York neighborhood without an insurance plan that protects lenders should a tornado blow through the area or a hail storm destroy the roof.

As another significant investment, it is essential to make sure your replacement window investment comes with a strong warranty package. Some people may not understand the difference between a replacement window warranty and a homeowners’ insurance policy. Both protect homeowners against loss not due to their negligence, but these two financial vehicles cover different types of loss.

This week’s Renewal by Andersen of New Jersey and New York Metro post discussed the difference between replacement window warranties and private homeowners’ insurance policies.

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