Choosing replacement window styles that complement your Long Island home’s architecture doesn’t have to be complicated or stressful. Whether you want to modernize your home while still maintaining its original character or you’d like to add some visual interest to your property, the following Renewal by Andersen of Long Island tips will help you decide which styles and accessories are best for your property.
Designing Windows for Long Island Homes: Frame Material, Not Style, Lays the Foundation
High-quality replacement windows should work with existing structural components of your home to create an impenetrable barrier system that protects your home from the elements. Managing rainwater and wind-driven water is essential. Durability starts with long-lasting materials that stand up against whatever Mother Nature has to offer. Wood, copper, clay, stone and performance composites, like Fibrex, all come together to wrap your home in an air-, vapor- and moisture barrier. Continue reading 3 Tips to Choose the Right Window Style for Your Long Island Home
To window grille, or not to grille, that is often the question for Long Island homeowners who want to update their existing home windows with modern replacement windows. Of course, we are talking about adding decorative grilles to your window units, and not referring to grilling steak for a family gathering, but this is a great time to do both! Late summer, before the first crisp days of fall arrive, is the perfect time to schedule a replacement window project.
Decorative Replacement Window Grille Benefits
Personal preferences and architectural style are the two most common drivers behind the decision to add grilles to replacement windows. Window grilles don’t negatively or positively impact energy efficiency or maintenance schedules. If you choose a window grille layout that includes removable interiors, you will need to remove the grilles before routine cleanings, otherwise, all maintenance and upkeep are the same with or without the optional feature. So, the best way to decide which grilles, if any, are best for your Long Island home is to think about your visual goals. Continue reading Which Replacement Window Grille is Best for My Long Island Home?
Have you talked to a replacement window dealer who recommended triple pane windows as a better value for your Long Island home? If so, you may be wondering if the extra investment is really worth it for benefits gained in our area. This Renewal by Andersen of Long Island article will give you a brief comparison of double pane window styles and triple pane options for your home. Continue reading Triple Pane vs Double Pane Replacement Windows for Long Island Homes
There are plenty of good reasons for investing in modern, Energy Star certified replacement windows for your Long Island home. Aging windows may have developed leaks and gaps over the years. Maybe, you’re ready for a fresh, new look, or are tired of dealing with windows that won’t stay open without a prop. Whatever brought you to our Renewal by Andersen of Long Island’s blog, we’re glad you’re here.
There are still plenty of blazing hot summer days ahead of us on Long Island. While replacing your windows now will likely save you on your air conditioning bills, it’s also a great time to start thinking ahead to cooler weather and replacing your home’s windows before summer slowly transitions to fall. Modernizing your residence with Renewal by Andersen energy efficient replacement windows helps you keep the elements at bay, and can put a little money back in your wallet each month in the form of lower heating and cooling bills.