Are Renewal by Andersen windows the same as Andersen windows?

Andersen® windows. Renewal by Andersen® windows. What the heck is the difference, and how does it apply to a homeowner that just wants high-end, high quality windows?

Trying to do an apples-to-apples comparison can be tough.

It’s a constant question we are asked… Are Renewal by Andersen windows the same as Andersen windows?

Products for both are manufactured at the same plant by the same company, but they’re not the same product. There are other differences, too.

Here’s what you should know.

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Window Maintenance in Arizona: Weep Holes

Arizona Weep Hole Window MaintenanceMany customers ask if they need to have any maintenance done on their new energy efficient replacement windows.  The answer is yes! Even though the material may not need maintenance, your windows should definitely be cleaned at least once a year.

What are weep holes in a window?
These are weep holes in a window.

Heading into winter is a great time to clean out your weep holes. During Arizona’s summer monsoon season, dust storms cause your window tracks and weep holes to become full of debris. This will cause your windows to not be able to expel water at the speed intended. In turn, water will over flow the window track and run onto your window sill and floor.

Let me help to explain how new energy efficient windows work in Arizona.

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