4 Simple Steps to Prepare Your Home for Warmer Weather

4 Simple Steps to Prepare Your Home for Warmer Weather

If you installed Renewal by Andersen of Long Island replacement windows or patio doors in your home recently, you’ve likely been enjoying the cold weather benefits of these new products. Soon, however, you’ll be treated to learning the warmer weather benefits as well. You may however be wondering if there is anything you should be doing to prepare for the change of seasons and coming (hopefully) warmer weather soon.

These tips from our Renewal by Andersen of Long Island team will help you prepare your windows and doors for spring and the moderate weather coming our way soon.

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Replacement Windows, Patio Doors Solve These 4 Problems

Replacement Windows, Patio Doors Solve These 4 Problems

Most people we talk to on Long Island do not know that replacement windows, even within the same brand, are not always created equal. Some styles perform better in bathrooms or installed high on the wall. Some glass types perform better in different settings than others. So, when you’re comparing brands, styles and accessories, it’s best to ask questions before you design your new home windows. To get your research started, here are four problems Renewal by Andersen of Long Island replacement windows and patio doors solve for Long Island homeowners.

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What Does It Mean for Windows to be Energy Star Certified?

What Does It Mean for Windows to be Energy Star Certified?

While doing online research about replacement windows and patio doors on the market on Long Island, you have probably seen reference to ENERGY STAR® recommendations or certification. You may already know that this labeling means certain windows should be good for your energy bills, but many people may not know how the United States Environmental Protection Agency decides if a home improvement product or appliance deserves their approval.

Renewal by Andersen is once again proud to be an Energy Star Partner of the Year for Sustained Excellence in 2019. Andersen has been an ENERGY STAR® partner since the Windows program began in 1998 and was the first window manufacturer awarded the ENERGY STAR National Window Partner of the Year in 1999. The Sustained Excellence Award is the highest honor given by ENERGY STAR for continued leadership in protecting the environment through superior energy efficiency achievements.

Here are three things you may not know about ENERGY STAR® certification.

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Replacement Windows & Patio Doors for Contemporary Homes

Replacement Windows & Patio Doors for Contemporary Homes

Contemporary interior spaces are always evolving, continually changing to reflect the personalities and preferences of the people who inhabit them. Because this style is not constant, embracing replacing windows and patio doors with clean, sleek lines and textures that complement other interior elements is a wise decision for many Long Island homeowners.

Here are some Renewal by Andersen of Long Island tips for designing new windows and doors for your contemporary home.

 

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3 Reasons to Visit Your Renewal by Andersen Window Showroom

3 Reasons to Visit Your Renewal by Andersen Window Showroom

In our technology-rich world, most of the replacement window and patio door research and comparison shopping can be done from the comfort of your Long Island home. That doesn’t mean you should make a buying decision without at least meeting brand representatives. In fact, Renewal by Andersen of Long Island spends some face-to-face time with every customer in their home before we send an order to the factory. Your in-home visit is when we gather precise measurements of existing windows, and show you samples of our Fibrex window frame material, TruScene screen fabric and color blocks.

While the in-home consultation is an important part of the replacement window buying journey, there are some definite benefits to visiting a location showroom.

Here are three perks of making the effort to spend some quality time with our products before you finalize your decisions.

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Long Island Replacement Windows Designed for Safety

Long Island Replacement Windows Designed for Safety

At Renewal by Andersen of Long Island our customers often ask us about the safety of our wonderful home improvement products. We talk about our replacement window and patio door safety features, frame colors and fabulous Fibrex material, energy efficiency ratings and space-saving designs. And, many times the discussion includes questions about how to get the highest return on investment for homeowners.

Home safety and security are important for many homeowners. Because your family’s safety is important to the Renewal by Andersen of Long Island team, too, we’d like to take a few minutes to discuss the role window design and style choices affect the safety of family members who live with disabilities and mobility issues.

We hope the tips below help you make better decisions during the replacement window buying journey.

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