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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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Is your Home “Breaking a Sweat?”

Posted by on Jun 12, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

Your body understands how to regulate itself when you work too hard and over-exert: you break a sweat! But did you know that our homes can break a sweat as well? Especially during the winter months when the temps drop into the 40’s or even in the evenings when the Tucson air can cool off considerably. Home-perspiration manifests itself on the windows of your home with condensation. This is typically caused by high levels of humidity. Newer homes especially are built to be sealed tight which means little or no ventilation. Left unattended,...

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The New House of “M”

Posted by on Jun 5, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

It wouldn’t be appropriate to say Milgard is the “new kid on the block” simply because the Milgard brand has long made a presence for itself in the Tucson, AZ homebuilder’s market. Milgard sliding patio doors (and windows) are crafted for smooth operation and beautiful design. So don’t confuse Milgard with any other name in the business. The “M” stands for Milgard and the Olanders team of professionals uses Milgard’s Essence line because it provides a door that is lightweight, durable and virtually maintenance-free. And...

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Not Just Another Pretty Face

Posted by on May 22, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

As far as windows go, it’s not a matter of a particular window being “Just a another pretty face.” That’s like saying all dogs and cats are the same. All homes are the same. All wine is the same. It’s all relative. In fact saying that a window is nothing more than a pane of glass stuck inside an insulated frame is like saying a house is just four walls and a roof! The truth is that are as many different styles of quality windows as there are nice homes in Tucson Az. The trick is finding what suits your taste, your needs and your...

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A World Made of Vinyl

Posted by on May 15, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

When it comes to windows it’s not just about the glass. It’s the whole package. The amount of light, the framing, the materials used in construction and even the labor and installation. It all adds up to a unique addition to your home. Welcome to vinyl replacement windows. Durable and virtually maintenance free. Those old wooden windows that your parents or grandparents had? Forget about it! Vinyl windows rely on PVC technology. In layman’s terms PVC is the tough synthetic plastic used to create for home and industry, in...

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