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Making the Case for Casement Windows

October 30th, 2019 by

Planning a window replacement project, but not sure what style of windows to choose? Casement windows may be less common than double-hung windows, but they offer numerous benefits that make them worth considering. Today, Renewal by Andersen® of Portland provides an overview of this practical and versatile window
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Exploring Hardware Options for Replacement Windows

October 28th, 2019 by

Accessories and hardware add an extra layer of functionality to your replacement windows. Locks and latches give you more control over the movement of operable parts, while grilles and bars serve both decorative and security purposes. If you’re in the market for new windows, it pays to explore the many customized
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Comparing Double-Hung and Single-Hung Windows

October 20th, 2019 by

For decades, double-hung windows have been a window replacement staple of classic and traditional architecture. You can find them in standard Victorian, Prairie or Colonial homes.  But what about single-hung windows? Today, Renewal by Andersen® of Portland explores these two styles and help you decide which
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Will Your Window Replacement Project Leave Your Home Messy?

October 14th, 2019 by

One of the biggest concerns many homeowners have when they’re thinking about a window replacement project is the mess. Will the contractor keep everything neat and tidy while they do their job? Does the company cover any accidental damage to other parts of the home? Is your home going to be unlivable while the
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A Window Cleaning Checklist for Fall

October 14th, 2019 by

Cleaning your windows is a tedious task, but the payoff makes it worth your time. Not only does window cleaning keep your home looking its best, but it can also delay the need for window replacement. Today, Renewal by Andersen® of Portland shares some essential tips to help keep your windows spotless throughout fall.
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Low-E Windows: Year-Long Energy Efficiency

October 14th, 2019 by

Window placement and design play a big role in energy efficiency. For homes in warm climates, large windows placed on the north side will reduce heat gain in summer. In cold climates, large and insulating windows on the south side of the home will draw heat during winter, allowing the interior to stay a little
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What to Ask Your Window Contractor Before Your Project Starts

October 11th, 2019 by

Installing replacement windows is complex work that requires the hand of an experienced professional. To ensure the best results for your project, it’s a good idea to ask your contractor a few questions before the work begins. 
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Upcycling Your Old Windows

October 9th, 2019 by

Investing in window replacement can do wonders for your home. But what happens to your old windows? While most contractors will dispose of them for you, you might want to consider other options, as there are clever ways you can breathe new life into them. 
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Natural Light and Replacement Windows

October 8th, 2019 by

Natural light doesn’t just make interior spaces look more welcoming–it also provides health benefits. Today, Renewal by Andersen® of Portland discusses the benefits of natural lighting and how the right replacement windows can help.
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When Does Homeowner’s Insurance Pay for Broken Windows?

August 30th, 2019 by

With homeowner’s insurance, you can rest easy knowing that many types of damage to your home will be covered. However, it’s important to note that not all instances of damage will be covered. In the case of patio doors and broken windows, here are the situations in which you can count on your homeowner’s insurance
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