What Long Island Homeowners Say About Replacement Windows

What Long Island Homeowners Say About Replacement Windows

Renewal by Andersen of Long Island has spent decades building a stellar reputation in the replacement window and patio door arenas, and our Long Island team continues to work every day to earn the trust and respect of our customers (who happen to be our friends and neighbors, too!)

We realize that investing in replacement windows and patio doors is a big step for most homeowners, so we’ve simplified the process from start to finish. You can go from information gathering to relaxing with your new view in just four easy steps. We’ve also included some customer reviews to let you know what others think about our brand and our service.

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Why You Should Care About Low-E Glass on Long Island

Why You Should Care About Low-E Glass on Long Island

Getting ready to update your Long Island home with high-performance, energy-efficient replacement windows? If you haven’t purchased home windows recently, you may need some additional information about low-E glass and the role it plays in running an energy efficient home. Renewal by Andersen of Long Island customers have several low-E glass options from which to choose to ensure each window design is appropriate for the room where the window will reside.

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Everything You Need to Know About French Doors

Everything You Need to Know About French Doors

French-style hinged replacement patio doors are a beautiful complement to many Long Island homes – especially those homes with symmetrical elements, such as the Colonial, Cape and Ranch. Both Renewal by Andersen of Long Island French-style sliding patio doors and the traditional hinged version offer a Renaissance-influenced feature known for balance that brings in more natural light, uniformity and proportion than solid single swing entrance doors.

While some people call all double doors French doors there are some unique characteristics that differentiate a true French door from a solid single swing door. Here’s a bit of history to explain.

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How to Find Replacement Windows Just in Time for Summer

How to Find Replacement Windows Just in Time for Summer

Replacing aging, dilapidated home windows is often a valuable investment for Long Island homeowners. Energy Star certified replacement windows can significantly reduce heat loss (or heat gain) through a window, resulting in substantial savings on heating and cooling bills. Replacing windows and patio doors with new Renewal by Andersen of Long Island products can also help boost its market value before a home sale.

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Picture Window Combinations for Summer on Long Island

Picture Window Combinations for Summer on Long Island

Take a moment to consider your summer view from inside your Long Island home. Is there one window that you would call your favorite? There’s no better way to showcase a beautiful view, whether that’s a painting, a picture, or your view of your yard, than with a simple frame. When considering replacement window styles for your homes, don’t skip over picture windows.

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New Construction Windows & Replacement Windows Comparison

New Construction Windows & Replacement Windows Comparison

Wondering what differentiates new construction and replacement windows from each other? Essentially, a new construction window, one installed during the building of a new home, is designed to be installed during the build-out. New construction windows are placed in the wall after the sheathing, but before exterior siding, brick or shingles. The construction crew builds out the “rough opening” for the specified window during the framing of the building and then the windows are fit into that opening and shimmed to fit in place. By necessity, these openings are “rough”.

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