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Best Ways to Improve Bad Outdoor Views

February 29th, 2020 by

Not all homeowners are lucky to have a picturesque view from their home. Some are stuck with an unwanted peek of someone’s poorly maintained backyard, a plain fence or AC units from an adjacent building.

Sliding Door Cleaning and Maintenance Tips to Consider

February 26th, 2020 by

High-quality sliding patio doors offer a sleek aesthetic and effortless operation, making them a popular choice among homeowners. However, like any exterior component of your home, they need some routine maintenance and cleaning to continue operating properly and looking their best.

Considerations When Choosing Window Treatments for Each Room

February 24th, 2020 by

Hanging window treatments is one of the many home decorating tasks that we tend to care less about. Decorating these fixtures, however, can be every bit as stunning as the entirety of a certain room in your home—perhaps even more. Knowing the basics can go a long way in giving your home’s interior a boost […]

Are Sliding Windows Right for You?

February 21st, 2020 by

Sliding windows are one of several styles to choose from when tackling window replacement. The sleek, minimalist design of a sliding window makes it a perfect addition to any modern-style home.

Fibrex® Windows: How Well Do They Age?

February 17th, 2020 by

Renewal by Andersen® replacement windows feature frames made with our exclusive Fibrex® material, which is composed of wood fibers and thermoplastic polymer. This innovative material combines the low-maintenance features of vinyl with the strength and durability of wood. Can Fibrex windows stand the test of time?

Mistakes to Avoid When Replacing Your Patio Doors

February 12th, 2020 by

Replacing your patio doors is a big investment that requires careful planning–just like getting replacement windows. In today’s post, Renewal by Andersen® of Portland highlights common mistakes to avoid when tackling this project.

Aging-in-Place: What to Look for in Replacement Windows

February 2nd, 2020 by

The U.S. Census Bureau says that over 20 percent of the country’s population will reach past the retirement age by 2029. Many seniors prefer to stay at home than spend their later years in assisted living facilities. This is a contributing factor to the increase in the number of home upgrades like grab bars and

Tips on Going Green for Homeowners

February 2nd, 2020 by

Going green means making changes in your home to reduce your environmental impact. These home improvements won’t only make your home more comfortable and beautiful but also help in reducing your energy costs.  A leading window and door installation provider shares tips to help you create a greener home.  Replace

Ways to Avoid Frost on Your Windows This Winter

January 24th, 2020 by

During winter, when the windows are usually shut, moisture in the air gets trapped inside your interior and sneaks to the window pane. This water vapor turns from gas to liquid when the outside temperature drops below the dew point. As the glass becomes colder and gets exposed to warm, moist air indoor air, it

Window Trivia: 3 Fun Facts to Know

January 17th, 2020 by

Many people take their replacement windows for granted. How much do you know about how your windows function, for example? Do you have double-hung windows, and if so, do you know how that design originated?