When you replace your Long Island home’s windows you may be motivated by the desire to lower your heating and air conditioning bills. Or, you may be more concerned about capturing a better view beyond the window glass from inside. Or, you just want to get rid of the tired, worn out view from the street. Whatever motivates you to consider replacement windows for your home, at Renewal by Andersen, we want you to have the information you need – and deserve – to make wise financial decisions. Continue reading 6 Versatile Long Island Replacement Window Styles
5 Tips to Help You Avoid Mistakes When Measuring Windows
Proper measuring for window treatments for your new windows is almost as important as the measurements we take when calculating the site to build your new windows. Because a perfect-fit replacement window starts with precision measuring techniques in your Long Island home, a member of our team takes responsibility for measuring every window and patio door in your home. It’s not because we don’t think homeowners are smart enough to read a measuring tape. It’s because it’s not as easy as it looks and we guarantee the fit. Our factory builds replacement windows to within 1/16 of an inch of the opening left when we remove your existing windows. Accuracy is critical to completing the installation properly – something else Renewal by Andersen guarantees. A well-built, properly installed replacement window will perform exactly as designed, making your home more comfortable, more energy efficient and more secure than it was before you decided to upgrade. Continue reading How To Measure Long Island Homes for Window Treatments
Deciding whether you want to install a hinged door for your deck or a sliding door for your patio often comes down to how much space you have. Sliding replacement patio doors don’t require any floor space to open and close, so you don’t have to worry about furniture placement indoors or out. French-style swing replacement patio doors on the other hand may limit your options, but they do offer some stylistic differences that some homeowners prefer – like a sill instead of the sliding door track that could pose a tripping hazard for guests and family members. To help you decide which patio door is best for your Long Island home, our Renewal by Andersen of Long Island design team came up with a few pros and cons of each style. Continue reading How To Pick a Replacement Patio Door For Your Long Island Home?
While we may still get a few more winter-like blasts, Spring is here (at least on the calendar)! Flowers will bloom. Trees will leaf out. And some Long Island homeowners will breathe a sigh of relief they don’t have to put up with drafty corners and cold spots caused by leaking windows.
As we welcome in the warmer days, it’s a good time to think about banishing those bothersome leaks once and for all. Updating your home with modern, energy-efficient replacement windows can significantly improve your indoor comfort. But, how do you decide which replacement windows to buy for your Long Island home? Continue reading Spring Is Here! Time to Go Long Island Window Shopping!
Windows are an essential part of your Long Island home. When designing a home, proper window placement adds to the ambiance and sets the interior environment. Likewise, selecting the right replacement windows for your Long Island home can determine whether your interior spaces are bright and cheerful, or drab and dull. Too much light can cause glare and interfere with television viewing, too little means your plants struggle to survive and you need artificial lighting to chase away those depressing shadows, even during the middle of the day. Continue reading Think Like an Architect when Planning Replacement Windows