One question people have when they start looking for replacement windows for their New Jersey home is whether different settings require different window types. Renewal by Andersen of Virginia & DC windows are built with rigorous standards for efficiency, and designed for low-maintenance in every setting. To get you started in the right direction for choosing replacement windows for your rural home here are a few window types to consider.
New Jersey is blessed with four distinct seasons and each one has its own challenges and perks. The average high temperature in January and February fluctuates between 35 degrees and 45 degrees, depending on which region you live in. Residents come to expect a mix of rainy days and sleet/rain/snow days. Casement windows keep the cold, damp weather outside where it belongs.
Rather than a window sash the raises vertically, casement windows open outward with crank-style hardware. The unique latching system with multiple locking positions creates an airtight seal that prevents warm air from escaping your home and cold air from entering. (This same design works equally as well in summer months when you want to avoid the seasonal heat and high-humidity from running up your power bill)
The crank-style opening mechanism makes casement windows a great choice for areas that are harder to reach to open the sash. If you have high windows and windows over wide cabinets or counters this is a good option for convenience and easy access.
All that natural humidity is terrific for native plant life – and living in rural New Jersey, you probably have spectacular views from the comfort of your home. Sliding windows – sometimes referred to as gliders – open side to side. This window takes advantage of a low-profile, space-saving design to give you more viewing area. You can open either side and cleaning is a snap. Just lift the glass out of the easy-care track to access interior and exterior glass surfaces.
When you want less frame and more viewing area, sliders are the top choice in operable windows. This type of window is perfect for areas where you want to avoid blocking access to sidewalks and deck areas when you open your windows for ventilation or cleaning. There are eleven hardware finishes and seven interior color options for your Renewal by...