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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How You Can Tell If Your Windows Are Energy Efficient?

How You Can Tell If Your Windows Are Energy Efficient?

Are your windows energy inefficient? They might be, especially if they’re older. Windows that are more than two decades old (and even some younger) are likely to be far less efficient than windows that are made today. Knowing the signs that your windows are inefficient, and making a plan to address this problem can help you save money and make your home more comfortable at the same time. Here’s what you need to know.

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Long Island NY Replacement Window Installation Guide

Long Island NY Replacement Window Installation Guide

What Happens When You Install New Windows?  

Installing new windows is a multi-step process that can seem complicated and a little overwhelming. In this article, we’ll tell you a little about what you can expect during your new window installation. We hope that this step-by-step guide will provide you with the information (and confidence!) you need to proceed with this important home improvement project.

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Improve Your Home Office by Installing New Patio Doors

Improve Your Home Office by Installing New Patio Doors

Those old patio doors in your home office don’t do your work justice and can be limiting your productivity. Old patio doors can be drafty and cold, which can make your working environment uncomfortable and does not encourage your best work. Your old patio doors also detract from the beauty of your office, which can make working there less pleasant – and less professional, if your home office is regularly seen by clients (even if only virtually). There are many reasons to install new patio doors in your home, and in this article, we’ll talk about some great benefits of installing new patio doors at your home office.

Below, we’ve listed some of the most common architectural styles found on Long Island and the surrounding area, and we’ve suggested window types for each architectural style. It’s our hope that our suggestions will make it easier to choose the right windows for your home.

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Which Window Types Are Right for Your Home?

Which Window Types Are Right for Your Home?

When you’re installing new windows in your home, it’s important to match the window style to your home’s architectural style. Windows come in all different shapes and sizes, and not all of them will look right in the house where you live.

Below, we’ve listed some of the most common architectural styles found on Long Island and the surrounding area, and we’ve suggested window types for each architectural style. It’s our hope that our suggestions will make it easier to choose the right windows for your home.

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