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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.

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

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. 

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

How to Choose a Door Handle

August 26th, 2019 by

Choosing a door handle may seem like a straightforward task, but don’t take it for granted. The handle you choose can make or break the aesthetics of your door. In today’s post, Renewal by Andersen of Portland®, your top replacement windows and doors provider, shares a few things to consider when choosing a

3 Ways to Make the Most of a Window Wall

August 22nd, 2019 by

A window wall can breathe new life into your home, filling your space with refreshing natural light and creating a stunning focal point. If you’re thinking about investing in window replacement, why not consider adding a window wall?

How to Keep Cool at Home Without an Air Conditioner

August 15th, 2019 by

Keeping cool is integral to staying comfortable, especially during the summer months. Unfortunately, continued air conditioner use can make your energy bills spike, potentially making you lose your cool. Fortunately, it’s possible to keep a cool home without turning on the AC. Here are some ways:

Why August Is a Great Time to Buy Windows

August 6th, 2019 by

Window replacement can be a significant investment, so it’s crucial to do it at the right time, ensuring you make the most of your time and resources. But when is the right time to get new windows? In today’s post, the window replacement experts at Renewal by Andersen® of Portland explain why August is a

Window Trends: Energy-Efficient Window Market on the Rise

August 2nd, 2019 by

You’ve heard it before and you’ll hear it again–energy-efficient replacement windows are the way to go. Energy efficiency is no longer just a buzz word; rather, it’s become the standard, offering homeowners numerous benefits.

Discoloration in Double-Pane Windows: Causes and Prevention

July 29th, 2019 by

Double-pane or insulated windows help you save on your energy costs by minimizing heat transfer between indoor and outdoor window surfaces. While not a common phenomenon, double-pane windows may show signs of discoloration. In this blog, replacement window and patio door installation company Renewal by Andersen®