Window Replacement Process, Step-by-Step

Window Replacement Process, Step-by-Step

Window replacement is an excellent home improvement project that can raise the value of your property, improve your home’s energy efficiency, and make your home more beautiful and functional. However, window replacement is a project that takes some time. Most homeowners need lead time to choose the windows that work for them, to find the right dealer and installer and get their budget ready. If you’re hoping to have windows installed in the next few months or within the year, the time to get started is now. Getting a head start gives you more time to shop around and choose the window dealer and installer that’s truly right for you and your home.

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Picture Windows are Beautiful! What You Need to Know

Picture Windows are Beautiful! What You Need to Know

Are you thinking about replacing or installing new windows in your home and trying to decide which window designs are best for you to install? In this article, we’re going to put the spotlight on a type of window that everyone knows, but people don’t often think much about: picture windows. These classic windows are perfect for taking in good views and for letting natural light into the home. They’re great to install in the right situation. Here’s what you should know before you install picture windows in your home.

Most people get a licensed home inspector to look at the house and provide an assessment of any problems. While this is an important part of the real estate purchase process, you can identify some signs of damage and problems on your own before you make an offer and incur the expense of an inspector. Below are 6 window red flags to watch out for when you’re looking at a new home and trying to evaluate it for purchase.

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6 Warning Signs Your New House Needs New Windows

6 Warning Signs Your New House Needs New Windows

Before buying a new house, it’s important to perform a thorough visual inspection of the property. As essentially “holes” in the building envelope, it’s critical that you inspect the windows. Windows can be a major source of ingress for water, air and insects and a these can all cause major structural damage, not to mention high heating and cooling bills. Replacing a house full of windows is an expensive proposition that you probably don’t need when sinking your life savings into a new home.

Most people get a licensed home inspector to look at the house and provide an assessment of any problems. While this is an important part of the real estate purchase process, you can identify some signs of damage and problems on your own before you make an offer and incur the expense of an inspector. Below are 6 window red flags to watch out for when you’re looking at a new home and trying to evaluate it for purchase.

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4 Ways to Prepare Your Windows for Spring

4 Ways to Prepare Your Windows for Spring

After a long, hard winter, spring is finally upon us! It’s at this time of year when we most want to see the world transforming and rejuvenating itself. By taking care of your windows, you can take a front-seat view of the flowers coming up in the garden and the leaves growing back on the trees. There are many things you can do to prepare your windows for spring. Here’s what we suggest.

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Why Are Fibrex Window Frames Better than Wood?

Why Are Fibrex Window Frames Better than Wood?

Windows have been made with wooden frames for hundreds of years. Wood has been valued for its beauty, warmth and its durability, but there are some downsides to wood too, mainly it’s propensity for mold, rot and insect damage and the resulting maintenance chores to minimize these issues. Fibrex, the exclusive composite material from Renewal by Andersen, has many of the benefits of wood, including beauty and strength, but without the weaknesses and maintenance requirements. In this article, we’ll help you understand the strengths of Fibrex and how that compares to wood, so you can decide whether Fibrex is the right material for your window frames.

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