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TOP 3 DOOR AND WINDOW REPLACEMENT MISTAKES TO AVOID – PART 3: FAILING TO CHECK DOOR AND WINDOW SECURITY

With the range of customization options available for doors and windows today, a growing number of homeowners tend to focus on aesthetics alone when purchasing new units. What most people forget is that these components also play a big role in boosting their home’s security since they serve as the main entry points to the property.

Top 3 Door And Window Replacement Mistakes To Avoid Part 3 Failing To Check Door And Window Security

Along with the advancements in styles and designs, many manufacturers develop top-notch security features to help boost the performance of these replacement units. When installing new doors or windows, check to make sure the following features are in place.

  • Advanced glazing – Special tints offer privacy because they make it difficult to see inside the home, while coatings can improve door and window glass durability, making them difficult to break. Multi-pane glass construction also helps in creating a sound barrier between indoor and outdoor spaces, further improving privacy in the home .
  • Sturdy hardware – Today, various innovative security locks and h andles are available on the market to promote a safe and secured household. These hardware items, such as deadbolt locks, are specifically designed to provide a reinforced locking system, making it virtually impossible to open your new doors and windows from the outside.

Quick Tip

Fixed-sash construction means inoperable glass, meaning a thief can’t gain unauthorized entry into the home by opening the window. If you are after great views, superb energy efficiency and tight security, fixed units like picture windows will make great replacements.

Door and window replacement is an investment you’ll want to make the most of. This means taking the time to do your research, getting to know product features to help you zero in on the best choice for you and your home, as well as working only with a

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Angie Klevorn
Nov 21, 2023

"3rd time using RBA for window replacement. Again, a very positive experience, the windows are great, the installation was done right, the professionalism was apparent from start to finish. Still have existing windows to be replaced and will definitely use RBA again to do it in the future."

Doug Dick
Nov 21, 2023

"Renewal by Andersen was a good experience for us in replacement of our windows. From the initial meeting with the sales representative, Leslie, through the waiting period for manufacturing, and then to the installment process, our experience was excellent! Communication is key for me and we were kept informed and updated as our windows were being ordered and manufactured. Calls to update us on the installation process were welcomed and appreciated. They know how much is too much so they don't pester you with unnecessary contact. We love our new windows!!! Did I say that already??😂 We can tell a major difference in reduced Street noise and also the temperature at our windows. Excellent company, highly recommend!!"

Paula Null
Nov 15, 2023

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