Wondering which replacement windows you should buy for your home in the Long Island suburbs? Although the location of your home influences which replacement windows and patio doors you need, the architectural characteristics of your home often dictate which style you choose. Renewal by Andersen of Long Island offers a wide array of choices, so here are a few things to consider about updating your dwelling. (more…)
If you’re like many Long Island residents, you enjoy watching Property Brothers, Fixer Upper and other home improvement shows to get inspiration – and to find out what is trending in the rehab market. You’ve surely noticed that windows make a dramatic impact on the appearance and functionality in a home.
Naturally, here at Renewal by Andersen of Long Island, we’re always happy to see these shows highlight the positive role that updating windows can have when it comes to increasing home value, boosting energy efficiency and beautifying your spaces. We understand that choosing to invest in replacement windows can be a bit overwhelming, but the process can also be fun since you get to personally design every window. Let’s look at 2017 replacement window trends that are sure to make you smile when you make them part of your home renovation project. (more…)
When researching replacement windows for your Long Island home, you may have come across articles that suggest you try to find off-the-shelf windows to avoid paying premium prices for custom windows. While it is true that going to the home improvement store to purchase replacement windows for one or two windows may be a less expensive option for homeowners, replacing all the windows in your home with off-the-shelf standard windows is definitely not the best solution for everyone, or every situation.
Here’s what you need to know about standard sized windows compared to Renewal by Andersen custom replacement windows. (more…)
Routine Care & Cleaning Routines to Keep Your Replacement Windows & Patio Doors Beautiful
Renewal by Andersen of Long Island customers come to us with high expectations that our replacement windows will boost the energy-efficiency and enhance the comfort in their homes. We strive to make sure every detail — from the glass choices to the exclusive hardware finishes — reflects our commitment to excellence, starting with the design and manufacturing techniques used in the factory. We ensure every window unit is precision built to make sure your windows stay beautiful and offer superior performance throughout the years you live in your home.
The following routine care and maintenance tips will help you keep your windows working perfectly and looking as attractive as the day they were installed. (more…)
Looking for replacement windows for your Long Island home? Wondering what options are available in our area? If you only need to replace a single broken pane in the man-cave window above the garage, you may be thinking about visiting the local big box store to see if you can find a similar size and shape to drop into the existing frame. For a larger job, or one that requires replacing all of the windows facing the street, or you’re looking to totally transform the backyard and want to add an elegant entrance, you probably want some professional help. We realize our Long Island friends and neighbors all have unique homes and individual needs and preferences when it comes to updating their property. Of course, we hope after you do some due diligence comparing brands and home improvement suppliers and products that you choose Renewal by Andersen of Long Island, but here are a few possibilities for you to consider. (more…)
5 Tips to Help You Avoid Mistakes When Measuring Windows
Proper measuring for window treatments for your new windows is almost as important as the measurements we take when calculating the site to build your new windows. Because a perfect-fit replacement window starts with precision measuring techniques in your Long Island home, a member of our team takes responsibility for measuring every window and patio door in your home. It’s not because we don’t think homeowners are smart enough to read a measuring tape. It’s because it’s not as easy as it looks and we guarantee the fit. Our factory builds replacement windows to within 1/16 of an inch of the opening left when we remove your existing windows. Accuracy is critical to completing the installation properly – something else Renewal by Andersen guarantees. A well-built, properly installed replacement window will perform exactly as designed, making your home more comfortable, more energy efficient and more secure than it was before you decided to upgrade. (more…)