Wood is a popular door and window material. There’s a timeless appeal to its natural wood grain texture that’s simply hard to ignore. However, for all its good looks, it’s also one of the most high-maintenance materials available. Wooden surfaces need to be treated and cured properly to avoid common problems like rot and moisture […]
This year is proving to be a great year for energy efficiency and home renovations. According to a 4,000-respondent survey conducted by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), ENERGY STAR® replacement windows ranked high in the list of “What Home Buyers Really Want.” Coming second only to laundry rooms, this is strong evidence of […]
Selecting the right patio door for you home is big decision. It will affect your home’s overall aesthetics so it’s important to always select the right door for your home. Renewal by Andersen® of Southeastern Mass and Rhode Island, the door and window replacement experts, talks about the benefits of choosing a hinged French door.
Homeowners always want their houses to look their best. Of course, you want your house to be attractive, not just because your friends might visit, but also because it is also where you are most comfortable. It serves as your sanctuary from the outside world. This is why some people look for things that can […]
Back in the day, there were only two choices for window frame material: wood, which is strong but vulnerable to moisture-related problems; or vinyl, which is low-maintenance, but energy-inefficient. Our parent company, Andersen® Corporation, has stopped using aluminum as a framing material as early as 1958, and had been developing a better alternative to vinyl.