5 Tips to Create Your Home Office Plan

5 Tips to Create Your Home Office Plan

Thinking about converting a portion of your Long Island home to a business office? Almost everybody has an area in their home that they use to pay bills and do other paperwork, even if it’s the kitchen table, but these days, it’s becoming more common for Long Islanders to dedicate an entire room for use as a home office.

Plenty of businesses are run out of a home, or what was originally designed as a single-family or multi-family house, these days. Doctor’s offices, accountants and other professional services are often run out of a “home office”. But before you repurpose a room, an addition, or an attached garage for customer traffic, make sure your neighborhood is zoned for commercial activities. Once you have the necessary permits, you’ll want to draft a remodeling plan that covers everything from adding dedicated utility connections so you can separate personal use from business use to installing replacement windows to modernize the space and improve energy efficiency.

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High-Performance Window Glass Solutions for Your Home

High-Performance Window Glass Solutions for Your Home

Renewal by Andersen of Long Island (and our parent company the Andersen Corporation) has a long-standing tradition of bringing home improvement products to the market that enhance our customers’ lives. We work hard to make sure our replacement windows and patio door projects not only don’t harm the planet, but that they actually make our environment healthier. This commitment to protect natural resources through rigorous environmental standards is part of why Andersen Corp received the 2019 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence award.

But, installing Energy Star certified replacement windows does more than just help you save money on your heating and cooling bills – although that is something every Long Island homeowner can definitely appreciate. The glass option you choose when designing windows for your home may help you limit noise transfer, block harmful UV rays from prematurely aging your furnishing and reduce annoying glare in your home.

Here are some quick facts about high-performance, low-E4 glass options for replacement windows and patio doors to help you make wiser design decisions.

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5 Essential Fall Maintenance Projects for Long Island

5 Essential Fall Maintenance Projects for Long Island

Fall on Long Island is the perfect time to tackle a few home improvement projects before cold weather arrives. Whether you plan to install replacement windows this season or not, the Renewal by Andersen of Long Island team suggests you make time in your schedule for these do-to items before winter.

5 Home Maintenance Projects Every Long Island Homeowner Should Tackle This Fall

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7 Reasons to Replace Home Windows Sooner Rather Than Later

7 Reasons to Replace Home Windows Sooner Rather Than Later

Are you still on the fence trying to decide if now is the right time to replace the windows in your Long Island home? If so, here are seven reasons the Renewal by Andersen team believes now is the perfect time to schedule your home improvement project.

#1. Enhance Your Home’s Energy Efficiency

Windows that leak air and moisture put extra strain on your heating and air conditioning systems, driving monthly bills higher. Improving energy efficiency starts with windows and doors that seal out the wind and moisture. The sooner you replace aging windows, the faster you will start seeing lower heating and air conditioning bills hit the mailbox (or your email inbox) every month.

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Replacement Windows & Patio Doors for Contemporary Homes

Replacement Windows & Patio Doors for Contemporary Homes

Contemporary interior spaces are always evolving, continually changing to reflect the personalities and preferences of the people who inhabit them. Because this style is not constant, embracing replacing windows and patio doors with clean, sleek lines and textures that complement other interior elements is a wise decision for many Long Island homeowners.

Here are some Renewal by Andersen of Long Island tips for designing new windows and doors for your contemporary home.

 

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3 Reasons to Visit Your Renewal by Andersen Window Showroom

3 Reasons to Visit Your Renewal by Andersen Window Showroom

In our technology-rich world, most of the replacement window and patio door research and comparison shopping can be done from the comfort of your Long Island home. That doesn’t mean you should make a buying decision without at least meeting brand representatives. In fact, Renewal by Andersen of Long Island spends some face-to-face time with every customer in their home before we send an order to the factory. Your in-home visit is when we gather precise measurements of existing windows, and show you samples of our Fibrex window frame material, TruScene screen fabric and color blocks.

While the in-home consultation is an important part of the replacement window buying journey, there are some definite benefits to visiting a location showroom.

Here are three perks of making the effort to spend some quality time with our products before you finalize your decisions.

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