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New Windows for your Tucson Home

Posted by on Aug 28, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

When it comes to new windows for your Tucson home, how exactly do you get a return on your investment? It’s not like a new automobile. At least you can drive that and show it off! With new windows, it’s all about the choices you make concerning materials, style, glazing, and installation. All four can have a big impact on your home’s appearance and more importantly, its energy bill. And some features, like how easy they are to take care of, make windows more appealing for other reasons. For example, different window frame...

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Vinyl Windows in Tucson: Made to Last

Posted by on Aug 21, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

The material in vinyl windows is much more impressive than the simple name implies. Vinyl is the common name given to an advanced polymer called Polyvinyl Chloride, or “PVC”. It turns out that PVC (or vinyl) is used in all sorts of things. PVC is in fact, one of the most used polymers in the world, being utilized in construction, transportation, medical devices and more. You see, PVC itself is, in fact, a Polymer. PVC is a safe, economical, thermally resistant material that can be used in many applications…it just needs to be modified...

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Why You Should Consider Replacement Windows

Posted by on Aug 14, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

Homeowners are famous for not thinking things through. We’ve all been there…you see something on television or read about the latest trend and all of a sudden you become Mr. or Ms. Do-it-Yourself. Whether or not you can live up to that namesake is out of our hands, but before you start tearing up your home, consider the replacement window that is right for you. First things first: There are a lot of reasons to get replacement windows. New windows can make your home quieter, more attractive, and less drafty, and they don’t need...

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Patio Doors R Us

Posted by on Aug 7, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

When it comes to patio doors, there are so many products to choose from in Tucson that it’s hard to know which is right for you and your home. The last thing you want is to feel like you’re playing Wheel of Fortune…where you roll the dice and hope you come up with a winning patio door. If that is the criteria for your patio door selection, you’ll never have a winning hand. Back in the day, mention the words “patio door” and you got a door that was synonymous with heat loss, leakage and poor security. You’ll be...

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Really Worth the Time and Effort?

Posted by on Jul 24, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

You may not admit it, but before you re-imagine your home, whether that means new furniture, drapes, or a new pool, you try to weigh out whether the project is really worth the time and effort (oh yeah, and money. Let’s not forget that). To that end, the task of upgrading your windows can seem like a tough chore, but Olander’s Window Replacement is here to lend you a hand and ensure that you choose the right window that will compliment your home and budget. Look Before Your Leap (into an upgrade) Before you start making phone calls and...

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Vinyl: If it’s Good for an LP…it’s Good Enough for your Windows!

Posted by on Jul 17, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

Who would have thought that vinyl records, better known as LP’s, would ever go the way of the dinosaurs. LP’s had a heck of a run, fighting off cassettes and 8-tracks, but finally losing out to the economics of CD’s. No matter. It might have to do with the durability of vinyl, but “vinyl” is making a comeback…only not in record form… Until that fateful day occurs, vinyl has more of a presence in your house than you think. The pipes and tubing of you kitchen and bathrooms are probably vinyl, for example. And even your windows! Now...

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This is NOT a Reality Show

Posted by on Jul 10, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

There are a lot of reality shows that deal with home improvement and most of them seem to get the work done with a sledge hammer! No matter what needs to be fixed, apparently a sledge hammer is the solution! Well, you’ll be happy to know that at Olander’s Window Replacement, we’re more focused on how we work in other people’s homes! We try to “stress the finesse” when it comes to window replacement in your Tucson, OK home! Looks are Deceiving Despite what others may do, we’re not trying to reinvent the wheel, here. Installing...

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A Few Words About the Doors (and I don’t mean Jim Morrison)

Posted by on Jul 3, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

Yippeee! Summer is here! Although it’s not as though summertime starts during a particular month in Tucson, AZ! We know the weather here is always awesome! But for the sake of argument, more people will be spending time outdoors in the summer. So whether you’re entertaining, or just enjoying the great weather with your own family, adding patio doors to your home is a great way to extend your home’s living area outside. Two is the Magic Number By far one of the most popular types of patio doors in Tucson is two-panel sliding patio doors....

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Purchasing the Home is Just the Beginning

Posted by on Jun 26, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

If you’ve ever purchased a home you know that the purchase is just the beginning. Rarely do you close the deal knowing that everything is in working order. In fact if you close the deal and everything is exactly the way you want it, then that’s one for the record books because for better or worse, it rarely works that way. There are things to change, tear down and/or modify and at the top of the list or close to it are the windows in your home. With windows you’re challenged with going all new or with quality window replacement. Each has...

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Stacking Up

Posted by on Jun 19, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

There’s a lot of information floating around cyberspace regarding vinyl windows. Fortunately the lion’s share of what is said is positive. And why shouldn’t it be? Practically since its inception vinyl window technology, has been revolutionary! Like all things plastic, vinyl windows in Tucson, AZ homes has proved itself the lighter, stronger and more user friendly than its wood or aluminum counter parts. That said, there are as many reasons as there are windows in a home as to why homeowners choose to replace the windows in their home:...

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