Home Maintenance Checklist for Early Fall

Home Maintenance Checklist for Early Fall

It’s still summer now, but Labor Day is next week so autumn is just around the corner! Is your home ready for the colder temperatures and weather that fall brings? If not, it’s time to get your home ready with these easy home improvement projects. By weatherstripping, insulating and sealing, you can help ensure that your home will be ready to face that chill in the air that comes with the changing of the seasons. You may even save some money on your utility bills this winter.

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Why You Shouldn’t Settle for Builder Grade Windows

Why You Shouldn’t Settle for Builder Grade Windows

“Builder grade” windows are a common feature in homes in the New Jersey and New York Metro area. While they are often used because they are inexpensive for the builder, these lackluster windows come with a variety of issues that can negatively impact everything from your comfort to your home’s energy efficiency.

Renewal by Andersen of New Jersey and New York Metro sells high quality windows that present major improvements over the builder grade style windows. As you consider whether to replace your home’s windows, here’s what to consider.

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Why You Shouldn’t Cut Corners on Replacement Windows

Why You Shouldn’t Cut Corners on Replacement Windows

If you’re like most homeowners, your house is probably the largest investment you have ever made. The windows in that house are a key ingredient in your investment. Not only are they your eyes to the outside world (who would want to live in a house with no windows?), but they are essentially “holes” in the building envelope that protects you and your family from temperature extremes and inclement weather. For these reasons, and many more, it pays to protect your home investment by not cutting corners when it comes time to replace your windows.

Window replacement isn’t cheap, and for good reason. The right windows protect and add value to your home for years to come.

When you begin your window replacement journey, it’s important to choose high quality windows that will be installed by a knowledgeable, reputable installer. It’s tempting to cut corners on the window products and installation to save money, but cutting corners can lead to problems that could haunt you (and cost you) for years to come.

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How to Fix Drafty Windows Costing You Money & Comfort

How to Fix Drafty Windows Costing You Money & Comfort

Window air leaks can cause a variety of problems in your home. Air leaks can lead to drafts, hot spots and cold spots in your house, depending on the time of year.

Air leaks also cause discomfort and ultimately can cause your heating and air conditioning systems to run longer and harder than necessary as they attempt to keep your house at a comfortable temperature. If you believe that your home is affected by air leaks, it’s important to check your windows and, if air leaks are discovered, to take steps to fix the problem.

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4 Things You Should Know About Double Hung Windows

4 Things You Should Know About Double Hung Windows

Double hung windows are a popular window style on New Jersey and New York Metro homes, and for good reason! If you’re considering an upcoming window replacement, you may be considering double hung windows for your own home. Knowing the benefits of Renewal by Andersen of New Jersey and New York Metro double hung windows can help you decide if this window type is right for you.

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