4 Great Ways to Decorate Windows for Halloween on Long Island

4 Great Ways to Decorate Windows for Halloween on Long Island

Halloween is coming soon! If you love to decorate for the holidays, we’ve got some ideas to make your windows the spookiest, silliest, funniest windows in the neighborhood. Decorating for the holidays can be enjoyable for you and the kids – and can help attract trick or treaters on the big night. See below for our four best ideas for making your windows Halloween-ready this October.

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4 Tips to Prepare Your Doors for Winter

4 Tips to Prepare Your Doors for Winter

Winter is coming soon and the doors of your home can be one of the biggest sources of drafts and energy loss during the long cold days and nights! Be prepared for winter weather and ensure your doors are weatherized to make your home more energy efficient and ready for cold winter ahead.

By inspecting your door, replacing old weather stripping and by performing routine maintenance, you can prevent problems before they start. Here’s what you need to know.

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What You Should Be Doing to Prepare Your Home for Fall

What You Should Be Doing to Prepare Your Home for Fall

Fall is here and it’s time to get your home ready for the coming cold season! Long Island is a place where homeowners experience a range of weather patterns in the fall, potentially including wind, rain, chill, damp, and even snow and ice. Preparing your home for this time of year can help you stay comfortable throughout the fall and winter and even save money on your energy bills. By weatherizing your home, cleaning your windows and similar tasks, you can improve your quality of life this fall and winter.

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How to Choose a Window Frame Color for Your Home

How to Choose a Window Frame Color for Your Home

It may seem like a small detail when you’re getting replacement windows, but it can be difficult to choose just the right exterior window frame color. Gone are the days when you could get replacement windows in any color you like, as long as it is white. Today, you can choose from seven interior colors and finishes and seven different exterior colors – at least you can if you’re shopping at Renewal by Andersen of Long Island. Other replacement window dealers have much more limited selections.

The color that you choose for your exterior replacement windows can affect the appearance of your home for a long time. Knowing the options, weighing the possibilities and considering all the variables can help you decide what color replacement window frames will be right for you.

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The Best Way to Replace Your Home’s Historic Windows

The Best Way to Replace Your Home’s Historic Windows

Any time you consider making a change to an older home, it’s important to be careful about the products and the style of the products you use in order to preserve the appropriate architectural elements as well as the home’s potential historic integrity.

Some homeowners worry about making upgrades to their historic property because they don’t want to detract from their home’s value, but putting off necessary home improvements can lead to bigger, and more expensive, structural problems down the road. Sometimes it’s important to replace features and fixtures as old parts of your house break down. Old windows, for example, can start to leak, and that can lead to problems like wood rot and mold. Here’s what you need to know about replacing the windows in your old or historic home.

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