Summer may be over, but Autumn is such a fabulous time in the New Jersey and New York metropolitan area. We are fortunate to have myriad opportunities to get out and enjoy seasonal events. From leaf peeping in our many area parks to visiting the pumpkin patch for a hayride and hot apple cider, September and October are some of the most enjoyable times of the year. For homeowners who are considering updating their dwellings with replacement windows, the annual Archtober events give New York’s design community another chance to showcase the buildings that give NYC its character and personality.
Attending one of the 100+ films, public celebrations and tours is an excellent way to see up close how window style impacts aesthetics and function in both new and older buildings.
October is also National Window Covering Safety Month. All month there will be special events to inform and educate the general public about window treatments designed to look beautiful and reduce safety risks for children and pets. Last month our readers found information about enhancing safety with replacement window design choices, this post focuses on dressing your new windows with innovative window treatments that lower risks for the most vulnerable members of our families. (more…)
Industry experts all agree that home windows, including high-quality replacement windows, play an integral part in keeping indoor air quality healthy. At Renewal by Andersen of New Jersey & New York Metro we take pride in designing and building replacement windows for your home that support a healthy home. This week’s article aims to help you determine if aging windows and patio doors are diminishing indoor air quality, and may be ready for retirement. (more…)
As a replacement window dealer in the New Jersey and New York Metro region, Renewal by Andersen has a responsibility to make sure our friends and neighbors know how to use their home windows safely, even if they choose to buy their home improvement products elsewhere.
While we hope you’ll allow us to help you update your home with high-performance replacement windows and patio doors, we are dedicating this week’s post to home window safety because we know that well-informed people make better decisions, and when it comes to safety, wise decisions are necessary to protect your family. (more…)
One of the major benefits of renovating your New Jersey or New York home with the right custom-crafted replacement windows is that they fit the opening left when your old windows are removed perfectly. In almost every setting, you can either go back with the same style window, or chose one of the other Renewal by Andersen of New Jersey & New York Metro standard or specialty window styles to enhance the functionality and appearance of your home.
Although we’ve built millions of replacement windows in almost every size and shape, sometimes size influences which window style is the best fit for your home.
Here are three reasons you’ll want to consider size carefully before deciding whether to install the same style, or switch things up. (more…)
Renewal by Andersen of New Jersey and New York Metro replacement French-hinged patio doors are perfect way to add elegance and style to a side entrance or back door off the patio or deck. Glass fiber composite French doors add a touch of sophistication to almost any architectural style. Plus, custom features – low-E glazing, color selection, grille layouts, specialty hardware and configuration preferences – can make your door a unique to you and your home. You can have beauty, performance and enhanced energy efficiency in a single home improvement product.
Whether you want to update an entrance you use many times every day, or you want to modernize an area you mostly use for entertaining or as an “alternative” access point, hinged French-style patio doors offer a stunning option for your home.
Here are six reasons homeowners choose this style over contemporary sliding patio doors. (more…)