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Video: Basic Patio Door Maintenance Tips

March 28th, 2018 by

Renewal by Andersen® of Portland makes caring for your patio doors a breeze. Capitalizing on low-maintenance cladding materials, we simplify the upkeep of our products to make life easier for our customers. Our Frenchwood® hinged patio door and Narroline® gliding patio door systems are protected by a

Understanding How Operating Windows Ventilate Differently

March 28th, 2018 by

All operating windows (i.e., those that can be opened and closed) provide some degree of ventilation. However, some are more efficient than others. In today’s blog, Renewal by Andersen® of Portland explores the ventilation potential of these operable window styles:

How to Maximize the Natural Light From Windows

March 26th, 2018 by

If you’re looking to increase natural lighting in your home, there are certain styles of windows that can help. However, interior design is another factor to take into account, as this can sometimes restrict the entry of sunshine into your home.

Energy Efficiency Part 1: Factors That Can Reduce It

March 23rd, 2018 by

Increased energy efficiency is one of the biggest benefits of replacing your old windows. However, many products underperform when it comes to energy efficiency. In the first installment of this two-part blog, Renewal by Andersen® of Portland sheds light on the factors that diminish window energy efficiency:

Energy Efficiency Part 2: How We Bring It Up a Notch

March 21st, 2018 by

In the first part of this special blog, Renewal by Andersen® of Portland explored the four factors that drag down your windows’ energy efficiency. Here, we discuss how we mitigate these issues to ensure exceptional, long-lasting performance.

Window Replacement: Why Renewal by Andersen® Stands Out

March 16th, 2018 by

Renewal by Andersen® is the window replacement division of Andersen Corporation. Relying on the Andersen tradition of quality, craftsmanship and innovation, we’ve been renewing the faith of Americans in window replacement contractors since 1995.

Main Characteristics All Reliable Patio Doors Have in Common

February 27th, 2018 by

Buying a replacement patio door requires careful consideration of several key factors. The right product will contribute to the overall livability of your home, while the wrong one will do the opposite.

Damaging Effects of Cold Temperatures on Windows

February 26th, 2018 by

Extreme temperatures can escalate the wear and tear process on windows, with cold weather particularly damaging. Here’s how the effects of the cold can damage windows, especially those made from wood and vinyl:

Window Replacement Part 2: Qualities to Look For

February 23rd, 2018 by

When it comes to windows, rigidity is about staying weathertight for as long as possible despite extreme temperature variations. Materials tend to expand when the weather is warm and contract when it’s cold. If your chosen material for window replacement isn’t rigid enough, it could crack as a result of the

Window Replacement Part 1: Key Factors to Consider

February 21st, 2018 by

Is it time to replace your old windows? Different homeowners have different reasons for investing in a window replacement project. Some are motivated by aesthetic issues, while others are more concerned with energy efficiency.