Replacement Windows & Home Improvement Blog

  • 10-06-2016
    Fire Prevention Week is Oct. 9-16! Does your home have a smoke alarm? According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), the answer is likely yes: NFPA research shows that most American homes have at least one. But do you know how old your smoke alarms are? If you’re like most people, you’re probably not so sure.
  • 10-02-2016
    Our approach to sustainable window replacement includes the solutions to five important energy and environmental challenges we face today. Take a look at our infographic to see how we're making a difference every day.
  • 09-05-2016
    Gutter maintenance is a valuable (albeit tedious) chore. However, it is not without risk, and is a task that could lead to serious injuries if proper safety precautions aren’t taken. At Renewal by Andersen, we’ve learned a thing or two about completing tasks at great heights. Whether we’re installing a window up high or teaching you the techniques to keep it clean, we’ve developed a working knowledge of the safety precautions and maintenance tricks for these kinds of jobs. Follow a few of our tips and tricks to make your gutter-clearing chore quick, easy, and safe.
  • 09-01-2016
    Are your current windows posing a home improvement conundrum? Do you find yourself wondering if it’s time for new ones, but aren’t sure? Maybe you’re asking yourself what the signs are you should be looking for. Here are 7 red flags to gauge whether your existing windows are making the cut.
  • 07-31-2016
    If you’ve been researching replacement windows, you’ve likely heard of a picture window. For those who don’t pay attention to window varieties, listen up! A picture window may be just what you’ve been dreaming of. 
  • 07-20-2016
    Whether you are moving into a brand new place or simply redecorating an existing space, the way that you arrange the furniture of each room can shape the feel and flow of your home. But coming up with an arrangement that fits your aesthetic ideals and satisfies the functionality you’re looking for within a space can be challenging. If you’re feeling unsure about how to tackle your rearrangement project, or just looking for inspiration, check out these ten easy furniture arrangement tips: 
  • 06-30-2016
    July 4 is a quintessential American holiday—what better way to mark it than with an all-American success story? 
  • 06-30-2016
    Renewal by Andersen corporate headquarters in Cottage Grove celebrated the Grand Opening of its newly expanded facility with a ribbon cutting ceremony Thursday, June 30. This was the first expansion since moving to this location in 1999.