According to the U.S. Census Bureau, more than 11 million people changed residences in 2016! People who leave New York do so for a variety of reasons, and end up in many different places – 134,835 people relocated to either Texas or Florida in 2015. For some homeowners the decision is triggered by a work-related transfer or a temporary family matter, but most people (42.2%) say they were looking for a change in housing, such as looking for a larger/smaller house in a better neighborhood. Whatever your reason for the anticipated change, you may not be ready to sell your home, but cannot afford to leave the property vacant. Are you wondering what Renewal by Andersen of Long Island replacement windows and moving have in common? Read on for more information.
Which Replacement Window Should You Buy if You Want to Protect the Environment & Boost Energy-Efficiency
When the time comes to upgrade your Long Island home with replacement windows, you may have lots of questions.
- How much do replacement windows cost?
- How long do windows last?
- How can I find a good contractor to install my windows?
Asking these questions at the start helps you gather the information you need to evaluate the true cost of replacement windows versus the value and return on investment you gain. One question we hear more and more from first-time Renewal by Andersen customers is:
Which replacement windows should I buy to want improve energy-efficiency AND make ensure my choice supports responsible environmental stewardship?
We understand you need honest answers to your questions. Today’s decisions have the potential to positively or negatively impact our planet (and your finances) for many years. Continue reading Efficient Long Island Windows that Protect the Environment
When the time comes for Long Island homeowners to replace outdated or poorly performing exterior doors, there are several options. The two most common door styles seen adjacent to patios, decks and side-entrances are the Double Door and Standard Patio Door.
In the replacement window and patio door industry, and here at Renewal by Andersen of Long Island, we refer to these door styles as Hinged-French Style Patio Doors and Sliding Patio Doors. Both allow easy entrance and exit, but there are some distinct differences in the way the two styles function. Continue reading Coordinating Replacement Window & Patio Door Styles on Long Island
Fall on Long Island is a beautiful season to watch the scenery change outside our windows. Many of us wait every year for the annual migration of the Monarch butterflies as they pass through on the way to Mexico. The hot, humid weather gives way to cooler nights and moderate daytime temperatures perfect for a hike or a day trip to the shore. Cold weather is still weeks away, so outdoor sports enthusiasts are taking advantage of moderate temperatures to spend some precious time off picnicking and hosting pre-game parties on the patio. Continue reading It’s Fall: Time to Check Your Windows on Long Island
You already know that the windows in your Long Island home play a vital role in keeping your home comfortable, beautiful and energy-efficient. If you’re tired of putting up with low-quality, aging home windows, or you’re wondering if you need to update your home with modern replacement windows before winter arrives, this blog post from the Renewal by Andersen team will help you decide.
While researching brands and comparing different replacement window styles, many people invest plenty of time comparing price-points. Naturally, you want to make sure to find the best deal while saving as much as possible on the initial costs and monthly heating and air conditioning bills. But, have you really considered what you are paying for when price is all you’re thinking about? Are you comparing apples to apples, or really comparing apples to elephants? To make sure your research pays off, and you capture the highest short-term and long-term savings possible, there are three key questions you should be answering during your research phase. Continue reading Are Cheap Replacement Windows Worth the Investment on LI?