When the time comes for Long Island homeowners to replace outdated or poorly performing exterior doors, there are several options.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.
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?
Our Renewal by Andersen of Long Island replacement window clients often consider improving energy-efficiency as one of the major factors driving their decision to upgrade with modern, high-performance windows and patio doors. We understand. Saving money wherever you can today is important for most of us. However, maintaining a safe, secure home is also important.
Although overall crime rates have dropped, there are still many residential burglaries each year according to police department statistics. Burglars, and other criminals, look for easy targets. For residential burglars, that means they are looking for a way to quickly get in and out of homes without drawing attention to themselves. One way to reduce your chances of becoming a home invasion victim is to repair or replace damaged windows and patio doors that offer crooks a low-stress entry point. Continue reading 4 Keys to Replacement Windows & Security Systems on L.I.
Updating the windows in a ranch style home on Long Island starts with clearly defining your goals. Do you want replacement windows that maintain legacy features? Are you going to redecorate your interior to a mid-century modern tone? What about energy-efficiency? Do you really want wood, or metal frames, and the unique problems that can be avoided with modern composite materials? These are a few of the questions our Renewal by Andersen of Long Island replacement window specialists ask customers every day when they come to discuss modernizing their ranch style home. Here are a few tips to help you avoid common mistakes. Continue reading Common Replacement Window Mistakes When Updating a Ranch