Part 2: A Beginner’s Guide to Hiring Window Specialists

What to (actually) Expect From a Window Specialist

Congratulations! You finally decided that hiring a window specialist is the better option. However, you need to set your expectations right; lots of people hire professionals with all the wrong expectations and end up disappointed no matter how well the professionals did their job. Here are some things that you should look forward to when hiring a professional… and some that you shouldn’t. [Read more...]

Part 1: A Beginner’s Guide to Hiring Window Specialists

Why Get Help from Professional Window Installers

It’s one of the most popular questions that most homeowners argue about: Whenever you need windows fixed or installed, is it better to have it done by professionals or just do it on your own? With costefficiency and cost cutting a big factor in most home improvement projects, it’s not surprising that many prefer the DIY approach to windows. However, there are a few big reasons why you’re better off getting help from an actual window specialist. [Read more...]

Installation of RbA® Replacement Windows: What to Expect

Your windows provide you and your home with ventilation, light, a viewing area, and aesthetics. But with ever-changing weather conditions, old age, and faulty installations, among other things, your Powell windows can deteriorate. This is the reason why window replacement is serious business, one that we at Renewal by Andersen® of Columbus, Ohio specialize in. [Read more...]

4 Easy Ways to Keep Your Windows in Shape This 2015

It’s not a question of whether you’ve recently just moved in or are still staying in your current house. What really matters is how you preserve your home, especially your windows in Columbus Ohio. Well-maintained windows bring better comfort, security, and aesthetics. The good news is that you can actually help keep them looking good as new. However, certain environment and weather conditions like intense heat, rain, snow, dirt, and other debris can cause your windows to deteriorate. [Read more...]

How RbA Gets You the Ultimate Value in Replacement Windows

Our windows are one of the most important parts of our home. They’re designed to give us privacy, security, and protection from the elements. They’re noticeable so they contribute to our home’s curb appeal and overall style. It’s no surprise then that when our current windows get worn out or damaged, most of us get picky in choosing the right windows to replace them with.

So what do you look for in replacement windows in Columbus OH and surrounding areas? [Read more...]

What You Need to Know About the Warranty on Your Windows

Warranties help to ensure that the money invested in your home improvement projects doesn’t go to waste. If you’re planning on installing replacement windows in Columbus and surrounding areas, it’s important to find out what warranty your contractor offers first.

Lifetime warranties

One of the first things you want to know before signing with a contractor is how long their warranty is valid for. Warranties could last anywhere between two years to a lifetime. “Lifetime” could be the product’s – that is, the warranty is valid for as long as the product is on the market – or the owner’s, which means it’s valid for as long as the original buyer still owns it. This could be a little confusing, so make sure you’re clear on when your warranty starts and when it expires before signing anything. [Read more...]

Replace Your Windows Before the Next Polar Vortex Hits

Do you still remember that Polar Vortex last year? Can you still remember how it affected your home in Ohio? Well, that brutal cold could be back, but before it does, are you certain your home is prepared?

There are a lot of home improvement projects that you can still do that can help prepare your home better should another Polar Vortex hit. One such project that you may want to consider is window replacement in Columbus Ohio.

Why the windows? [Read more...]