The first few posts in our Renewal by Andersen of Long Island series have focused on one specific home improvement product – like patio doors and casement windows. This week we will compare two similar replacement window styles – hopper and awning windows.
While both replacement window styles are popular as accent windows and in tight spaces, there are a few important differences between them. Let’s start with the construction. Awning replacement windows are hinged at the top, and the sash swings outward. Hoppers are hinged at the bottom, allowing the sash to pull inward. You often see both styles installed high on a wall in narrow hallways, basements and small bathrooms where extra ventilation is important to maintain healthy air quality. Continue reading Renewal by Andersen of Long Island Hopper & Awning Windows
There’s a reason that Renewal by Andersen gliding (or sliding) replacement windows have a five star rating based on more than 35, 000 reviews. Actually there are many reasons, so this week’s post is all about the many benefits of installing sliders in your Long Island home.
Large Selection (48) of Color Combinations
There are five unique interior factory finishes, five different exterior finishes and two – Sandtone and Terratone – for either interior or exterior surfaces. That’s more than 48 color combinations. With a wide range of colors, you can mix and match or create a unified appearance. Plus, stainable interior options give you the freedom to precisely match your existing trim work. But, color alone isn’t what makes sliding windows a top choice for consumers. Continue reading Renewal by Andersen of Long Island Sliding Windows Benefits
Last week, Renewal by Andersen of Long Island introduced some of the advantages of installing high-performance, custom crafted replacement patio doors. This week, let’s talk about one of the most popular replacement windows on the market: the casement window.
What’s so great about casement replacement windows, you ask? Well, here are a few details for you to consider.
8 Casement Replacement Window Features that Benefit Long Island Homeowners
#1. Directional Airflow. One of the top features homeowners mention in reference to casement windows is the superior directional airflow casements provide. The design literally captures the air and brings it indoors – even if there is only a slight breeze. This is particularly advantageous in areas where you need to lower indoor humidity levels by encouraging natural ventilation like in bathrooms, laundry rooms and kitchens for starters. Continue reading Renewal by Andersen of Long Island Casement Replacement Window Benefits
This first article in our 12-part replacement window & patio door education series will help you learn more about Renewal by Andersen of Long Island patio door styles.
With so many options available on the market today, choosing a patio door style for your home can be a bit overwhelming. Sliding doors, French-hinged (in-swing and out-swing), bi-fold, swinging – the list is even longer when you consider each of these styles are often available in a variety of configurations. Choosing the ideal replacement patio door for you allows you to truly define both interior and exterior living spaces and complement your home’s architectural features and unique character. Continue reading Part 1: Renewal by Andersen of Long Island Patio Door Styles
Over the next 12 weeks, visitors to our Renewal by Andersen of Long Island blog will find a new post each week that focuses on one aspect of replacement window design and construction. Each installment will introduce you to a specific style, accessory or design feature so you’ll be able to customize your new home windows to complement your home’s architecture and your family’s lifestyle. You’ll learn everything you need to know about replacement windows to ensure your family has a safe, comfortable home, and you’ll have the knowledge you need to improve energy-efficiency, so you can look forward to saving money on those heating and cooling bills, too!
Continue reading Renewal by Andersen of Long Island Window & Door Series Intro