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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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Window Inspection Tips for New Jersey & New York Metro Homeowners

Window Inspection Tips for New Jersey & New York Metro Homeowners

Fall is the perfect time to thoroughly inspect the windows in your New Jersey or New York metropolitan home in preparation for winter. Your local Renewal by Andersen replacement window specialists would love the opportunity to come out and help you check your windows for signs of aging or damage.

For those of you who aren’t sure you’re ready for the replacement window discussion, here are some tips gathered from home inspectors that might help you do a self-guided check on your own.

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4 Questions to Ask Before Buying Replacement Windows & Doors

4 Questions to Ask Before Buying Replacement Windows & Doors

When comparing replacement window and patio door brands in New Jersey and New York, you need to be sure to compare apples to apples rather than just looking at who offers the lowest price. One way to do that is to ask each window dealer the same questions about how their products are manufactured, the average life expectancy and how to take care of your new windows and doors.

This week, the Renewal by Andersen of New Jersey and New York Metro team put together four basic questions we believe you should ask (and, our answers to each one) before you decide which brand to work with as you upgrade your existing home windows and patio doors.

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Black & White Design for New Jersey & New York Homes

Black & White Design for New Jersey & New York Homes

Do you spend your weekends binge watching “The Property Brothers”, “Fixer Upper”, “Good Bones” or one of the other widely popular home renovation shows? For those of you who are planning a major home make-over, including installing replacement windows and patio doors, you might be thinking about creating dramatic transformations with a black and white decorating scheme. Renewal by Andersen of New Jersey & New York Metro recently added black finishes to our color palette because dark interiors are popping up everywhere today. We see black interior aspects in all home styles, including farmhouses, traditional homes and everything in between.

Here’s what you need to know about using dark accents as part of your New Jersey or New York metropolitan home renovation.

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