Andersen’s Home Style Library

Andersen’s Home Style Library

Selecting replacement windows for the home is no easy matter. In addition to the different materials, window types, hardware and glassware options, a homeowner must also be able to select a window that matches the home’s existing style. What window is going to...
Increase Your Window Know-How

Increase Your Window Know-How

Don’t know your way around your own windows? Don’t sweat it. Simonton has you covered. The well-known window manufacturer has assembled a smart little How-To library of videos demonstrating the various techniques homeowners should know when it comes to...
Andersen’s Home Style Library

An End to Bird-Window Collisions?

I just moved into a new apartment with floor-to-ceiling windows that afford great views of Boston. However, as much as I love this feature of my new place, I’m dreading the day when some unsuspecting bird plows into the glass and drops eight stories to the ground....
Increase Your Window Know-How

Tips for Child-Proofing Windows

I’ve always known the story behind Eric Clapton’s “Tears in Heaven.” His four year old son was running around a New York City apartment and ran straight out an open window, and died. Hearing the song has always made me sad, but there was...
Increase Your Window Know-How

Window Films Bring Tax Credits

I’ve got to admit that I’m the first to preach about increasing energy efficiency in our homes, but not the first to make it happen. The truth is: I’d love to replace every dated window in my home, but I can’t afford it. I know there are tax...