Benefits of Fixed Versus Operable Windows for Long Island Homes

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Although there are many styles of replacement windows to choose from, all windows are either operable or fixed (often known as “picture” windows). A combination of the two styles will ensure your Long Island home is functional, beautiful and energy-efficient. Here is a bit more information from the Renewal by Andersen of Long Island specialists to help you achieve the perfect balance between windows that open and their stationary companions. Continue reading Benefits of Fixed Versus Operable Windows for Long Island Homes

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Which Replacement Window Frame is Best for Long Island

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Last week our new 6-part Renewal by Andersen of Long Island replacement window Industry Standards education series began with a discussion of energy efficiency standards for the whole window unit. This week, we will begin to delve into the individual parts, because knowing which individual components perform better on their own, will help you make better choices when selecting the windows and patio doors for your home. This week, let’s look more closely at how window frame materials impact energy-efficiency.

While there are many different types of window frame materials available on the market today, and some new ones are gaining popularity, we’ll discuss the most common types of frames available in our market. Continue reading Which Replacement Window Frame is Best for Long Island

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Understanding Window Energy-Efficiency Measurements on Long Island

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The Homeowner’s Guide to Window Industry Standards: Part 1

Understanding Window Energy-Efficiency Measurements

At Renewal by Andersen of Long Island replacement windows and patio doors, we believe homeowners who make well-informed decisions are more likely to be satisfied with their purchases. As part of our commitment to ensure you have all the information you need replacement windows and doors, we’re offering a six-week guide to industry standards. This week we’ll cover industry performance ratings.

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Knowing which replacement windows and patio doors you should buy for your Long Island home depends on understanding several key energy-efficiency ratings. Window dealers may brag about their Energy Star ratings, but unless you really know what those numbers mean, there isn’t any way of being sure you are getting the most return on your investment. Continue reading Understanding Window Energy-Efficiency Measurements on Long Island

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Long Island Window & Door Education Series Summary w/ Links

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Your One-Stop Resource For Renewal by Andersen of Long Island Replacement Windows & Patio Doors Information 

If this is your first time visiting our Renewal by Andersen of Long Island website, or if you want to revisit some of the topics discussed in our recent 12-part window and door education series, we’ve got good news. This resource page has links to each article and a few additional pages to make your replacement window and patio door research easier.

Before we re-cap the series, here are two quick-links to help you get a better idea of what each type of window will look like and how they will perform in your unique home environment.

  1. The replacement window visualizer tool lets you see how wide frames compare to low-profile frames, and how different colors impact your overall interior decorating scheme.
  2. The 3-D application gives a better idea about how a particular style will look in your home. Simply download the app, upload photos of your house, make design choices, and you’ll get a more personalized, 3D rendering of your home, with upgrades.

Learn More About Replacement Window Styles

Choosing the right style for every room in your home helps you maximize energy-efficiency and comfort. Here are replacement window and patio door styles we offer.

We didn’t write a dedicated blog post in our 12-part window and door education series about specialty windows – like geometric shaped fixed windows. Inoperable specialty windows are the perfect solution for transoms and windows installed high on the wall in rooms with vaulted ceilings. You may want to learn more about these unique home improvement solutions, too.

Learn More About Accessories & Hardware

Operable windows aren’t complete without handles and latches, but some people forget they do more than just allow homeowners to open and close their windows. Other accessories and design components are like the icing on the cake, your modern replacement windows will perform perfectly and enhance energy-efficiency without them, but sometimes you want something special.

  • Window Grilles, while optional add visual texture and enhance the overall appearance of your home, especially if you live in an older home that once had original windows constructed with many smaller panes.
  • Insect Screens aren’t really optional in our area if you want to open your windows, unless you don’t mind sharing your indoor space with those dreaded no-see-ums.
  • Optional & Factory Installed Safety Features give you peace of mind you’re doing everything you can to protect your family and guests.
  • Check rail styles (for Double Hung windows) help you complement your home’s architectural style and characteristics in a subtle, but powerful way.

One Final Thought . . .

You may have noticed we didn’t talk about glass options – and, we all know that a replacement window unit without glass is just a hole in your wall – right? Choosing the correct glass is critical for maximizing energy-efficiency. So, learn more about both crystal clear glass solutions and obscured glass that improves privacy before you start designing new home windows.

Learn More About Renewal by Andersen of Long Island Replacement Windows & Patio Doors Today

The series summary puts you in the driver’s seat with links to more information about each replacement window and patio door component. What’s next? Read our online reviews, then dial 1-877-313-9052 to schedule a private, in-home consultation to take the first step to upgrading to high-performance home windows.

 

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  • The Difference Between Replacement and New Construction Windows!
  • The Different Kinds of Frame Materials and What That Means to Your Windows’ Performance and Longevity!
  • How the Right Glass Can Save You Money on Your Heating & Cooling Bills!
  • The Critical Role Proper Installation Plays in the Performance, Durability and Warranty of Your New Replacement Windows!
  • What Features and Options are Important to You and What Role They Play in Your Ultimate Satisfaction Today, and for as Long As You Live in Your Home!
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Long Island Replacement Window & Patio Door Safety Features

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Learn More About Renewal by Andersen of Long Island Replacement Window & Patio Door Safety Features

In this final installment of our 12-week series on Renewal by Andersen of Long Island replacement window and patio door elements we discuss something on every homeowner’s mind – the safety and security of your family. We’ve covered style differences, accessories and easy-care features that make life more comfortable and enjoyable for homeowners who choose to upgrade with modern, energy-efficient replacement windows and patio doors. Now let’s talk about safety and security. Continue reading Long Island Replacement Window & Patio Door Safety Features

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