Does Your Home Still Have Single Pane Windows?

Does Your Home Still Have Single Pane Windows?

At one time, windows in older homes were all single pane, which means they had a single sheet of glass in the sash. Though fraught with issues like poor insulating qualities, condensation, etc., single pane windows were the best option available at the time. Today, we know that these windows are inefficient. Fortunately, modern window manufacturers have developed smart alternatives that work better and add value to your home.

Although they are rarely sold to homeowners these days, single pane styles can still be found in some older homes. If you own a home with this type of windows, it’s time for an upgrade and Renewal by Andersen of Long Island can help.

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Best Home Improvement Projects to Tackle on Long Island this Summer

Best Home Improvement Projects to Tackle on Long Island this Summer

Summer is the perfect time to get started on the home improvement projects you could not accomplish previously on Long Island. The warm weather and mostly sunny skies create the perfect environment to start checking items off your honey-do list. We’ve compiled some of the best home improvement projects to get started on this summer, including your home windows, home inspections, and home exterior.

Pressure Wash Your Home’s Exterior

The summer weather makes everyone want to go outside and soak in some much needed Vitamin D. However, neither you, your family, nor your guests want to look at a dirty home while relaxing. Instead of delaying the inevitable, pull out or go rent a pressure washer and knock this item off your home improvement to-do list early on.

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Is It Time to Replace Your Windows on Long Island?

Is It Time to Replace Your Windows on Long Island?

If the windows in your Long Island home are a few years old, you may be thinking of replacing them. New windows are a major commitment, and you want to know if the improvement will be worth the effort and expense. Here are some indications that it may be time to shop for an upgrade.

#1. High Heating and Air Conditioning Bills

Are you using more electricity and gas than your neighbors? Has your energy usage risen over recent years? If so, your windows may be part of the problem if they’re not insulating as well as they could.

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