Start a replacement window project in the winter? On Long Island? Sure. Warm, dry weather may seem like the perfect time to replace home windows, but winter has some advantages you may not have considered.
Old Man Winter has already reared his cold head, making his presence known throughout Long Island. As the temperatures plummet and the first snowflakes swirl around those aging windows with cold air pouring into your home, you are going to want to take another look at replacement windows and patio doors. Anytime, the outer shell of your home has gaps or holes, cold air can find its way inside, making your indoor climate uncomfortable at best, and sometimes downright intolerable. Continue reading Can You Install Windows in Winter on Long Island?
Tired of having to dress warm just to watch an exciting football game on the tube in your own Long Island den? Wish you could do something about the drafty corners and find a solution to the heavy condensation build up on your windows? We feel your pain. No one likes to start the day by mopping up puddles of water below the windows every morning, or having to put on the long johns to feel comfortable in their own home. We’ve helped hundreds of homeowners renovate Suffolk County, Nassau County, Queens and Brooklyn homes over the past 30 years. And, we are ready to help you transform your spaces into a warm, welcoming environment for your family and guest. Modernizing your home doesn’t have to be difficult when you partner with the Renewal by Andersen of Long Island replacement window team. Continue reading 5 Ways to Make Your Long Island Home More Comfortable, Starting with Replacement Windows & Patio Doors
Thinking of updating your Long Island home with high-performance replacement windows before frigid temperatures descend upon us again? Shutting out cold air and moisture to stay comfortable in your home during the winter is something on everyone’s mind as the cold weather season on Long Island approaches. Winter weather can definitely be uncomfortable, but did you know that cold weather can also create the perfect environment for mold to take root and thrive indoors? This Renewal by Andersen of Long Island article will help our friends and neighbors explore ways to prevent – and treat – mold before it gets out of hand. Continue reading Replacement Windows Can Help Break the Long Island Mold Cycle
Garages store stuff, but storing doesn’t mean “that stuff” is protected from our harsh Long Island winter weather. The first step on the garage winterizing checklist is to check all the doors and windows to make sure there are no missing sections of weather-stripping or broken window panes or that will allow air and moisture flow freely into your heated spaces. A dark, cold, damp garage can lead to rust on the rake head and a gas appliance that won’t fire up when warm weather returns. Lubricating moving metal parts on the overhead doors is also recommended. Continue reading 8 Tips to Winterizing Your Garage on Long Island
As we approach the season of giving on Long Island, the entire team at Renewal by Andersen of Long Island has plenty for which to be thankful. We’ve been privileged to become friends with residents throughout the Long Island area as we helped make their homes more beautiful, more comfortable and more energy-efficient with Energy Star certified replacement windows and patio doors. Along the way, we’ve met some incredible people and built new relationships that will last a lifetime.
There’s a special feeling you get when you know that what you do makes an impact on the communities you serve today for generations to come with a solid cradle-to-grave product life cycle. That special feeling extends to “off-the-clock” activities, too. Giving back is something that millions of Americans do every day. If you’re feeling blessed this year and want to share your bounty with others, this article will highlight a few opportunities for Long Islanders to consider as 2017 starts the wind-down to a new year. Continue reading 7 Ways Long Islanders Can Volunteer During the Holidays