From the earliest times, window glass was framed with wood. Today, windows can be made from a variety of materials. Though wooden frames are still quite common, composite wood is quickly rising in popularity. If you’re considering installing new windows in your home, it’s helpful to know the difference between composite wood and natural wood as used in window frames. At Renewal by Andersen of New Jersey and New York Metro, all of our windows are made from a composite wood material called Fibrex. We’d like you to know how this modern material compares to traditional wood.
When you’re shopping for a new home, it’s important to look for potential problems that could make the home you’re considering a poor investment or a “money pit”. One of the places you can look to identify trouble is around the windows. Knowing the signs of a problem can help you make a smart decision before making an offer on a property.
Spring is in full bloom and summer is right around the corner! Have you completed your spring cleaning around your house to get ready for the warmer weather. At this time of year, we suggest that you tend to your windows and perform some regular maintenance. The following suggestions can help you make your windows more beautiful and functional as the weather warms up.
Did you know the windows in your home can have a dramatic impact on your health and the health of other members of your household? By maintaining your windows and watching for signs of trouble, you can avoid some of the problems that can occur when your windows are dirty, leaky, blocking natural light from the sun.
Picture windows can make your home beautiful inside and out. They let in sunlight and provide a great view of the outdoors. Many homes have picture windows somewhere, but few people stop to consider how their picture windows can be used strategically to provide maximum value, indoors and out. If you’re thinking about installing picture windows, here’s what you need to know.