Installing replacement windows may seem like a fairly easy task for people living in New Jersey and the New York metro area who have the proper tools and a bit of construction experience. #1. Measure existing windows. #2. Buy the closest size you can find. #3. Modify the opening to make it the right size to accept the window. #4. Install the new fixtures. Job done.
If only it were that easy. In reality, most people need some professional guidance and help to bring their vision to life. Avoiding some of the common mistakes people in our area make when installing windows is one way our Renewal by Andersen consultants help you go from imagining a new view to enjoying your new surroundings.
Avoid These Three Common Replacement Window Mistakes
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Renewal by Andersen of New Jersey and New York Metro bay or bow replacement windows can highlight architectural elements in your home and showcase a room’s unusual character and are perfect for a mini-makeover. While some homeowners think of bays and bows as a strictly traditional, this window is perfect for sleek, modern homes, too.
When thinking about updating the décor in a room with a bay or bow window design, it’s important to consider how interior decorating changes will influence the overall tone of the space. Sometimes, it is the simple things that make the biggest impact on appearance and comfort.
A mini-makeover doesn’t have to be expensive or labor intensive, either. Here are a few tips to awaken your creative energy. Continue reading Mini-Makeover Ideas for Bay / Bow Replacement Windows in NJ, NY
Now that you’ve upgraded your New Jersey or New York home with modern, energy-efficient replacement windows, you may be looking for ways to show off those beauties. Whether you’re considering a major renovation project or just ready to get your hands dirty with some Saturday-DIY-magic, these cosmetic upgrades curated from around the web by our Renewal by Andersen of New Jersey and New York Metro team should inspire you to get started. Continue reading Four Exterior Projects to Showcase Your New Replacement Windows
When an older New Jersey or New York home still has its original windows, condensation is often just a normal everyday occurrence during the winter. However, many people are surprised to see those water droplets on their window glass and sills during warm-weather months. Given the right conditions, condensation can develop throughout the year. You may even see minor condensation build-up occasionally after installing high-quality replacement windows.
So, how can you tell if it is time to replace existing windows, or if you have another problem that needs fixing? The Renewal by Andersen of New Jersey and New York Metro experts put together information about how condensation forms to help you decide whether your problem originates with your existing windows, or if there are actions you can take to get rid of that foggy view. Continue reading It’s Summer; Why Do I Have Condensation On My Windows?
Are your old patio doors limiting your time outdoors? Thinking of updating or installing replacement patio doors this summer? Last year, millions of American homeowners, including many of our Renewal by Andersen of New Jersey and New York neighbors, poured more than $300 billion into home improvement projects. While the 2018 numbers won’t be out for a few more months, industry experts think this year that number will be even higher, partly because Baby Boomers are choosing to stay in their homes longer rather than downsize or move to a retirement community. For those of you hit by the remodeling bug, here are five tips to get your creative juices flowing. Continue reading 5 Tips to Beautify Your Entrance in New Jersey & New York