Why You Should Care About Low-E Glass on Long Island

Why You Should Care About Low-E Glass on Long Island

Getting ready to update your Long Island home with high-performance, energy-efficient replacement windows? If you haven’t purchased home windows recently, you may need some additional information about low-E glass and the role it plays in running an energy efficient home. Renewal by Andersen of Long Island customers have several low-E glass options from which to choose to ensure each window design is appropriate for the room where the window will reside.

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Everything You Need to Know About French Doors

Everything You Need to Know About French Doors

French-style hinged replacement patio doors are a beautiful complement to many Long Island homes – especially those homes with symmetrical elements, such as the Colonial, Cape and Ranch. Both Renewal by Andersen of Long Island French-style sliding patio doors and the traditional hinged version offer a Renaissance-influenced feature known for balance that brings in more natural light, uniformity and proportion than solid single swing entrance doors.

While some people call all double doors French doors there are some unique characteristics that differentiate a true French door from a solid single swing door. Here’s a bit of history to explain.

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Window & Door Tips to Integrate Indoors & Outdoors

Window & Door Tips to Integrate Indoors & Outdoors

Many Long Island homeowners want their windows and doors to create a seamless integration between indoor and outdoor living spaces. Done properly, during spring, summer and early fall, activities flow easily from inside to outside, and your garden, patio or side yard becomes an additional living space for entertaining and daily routines. For people who plan to update their property with replacement windows and patio doors, style and accessory choices ensure your integration is both functional and attractive.

These tips will help you discover how to successfully integrate the two areas:

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Will You Spend Your Tax Refund to Improve Your Home?

Will You Spend Your Tax Refund to Improve Your Home?

It is probably safe to say that most of our Renewal by Andersen of Long Island friends and neighbors don’t enjoy filing state and federal tax forms every year. But, for the people who expect a large refund, it is worth the effort. GOBankingRates.com calculates the average refund this year will be around $3,000. So, how will you spend your refund check? Will you use it for a big purchase such as replacement windows or patio doors?

Here is what other people did with their tax refunds last year, according to GOBankingRate surveys.

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The Replacement Window Buying Journey, Part I: Getting Started

The Replacement Window Buying Journey, Part I: Getting Started

There’s only one house exactly like your Long Island home. Other houses may have similar architectural characteristics and features, but the truth is, after decades of helping area homeowners update their homes with replacement windows and patio doors, Renewal by Andersen of Long Island is more convinced than ever, no two homes are exactly alike. We’re also convinced that customized home improvement products are the best way to enhance energy the efficiency and beauty of your home.

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