A piece of trivia: did you know that the jalousie window was derived from the French word jaloux, which meant jealousy? Apparently, its design provoked jealousy from outsiders because those inside a home with a jalousie could peer outside, but one outside couldn’t see inside. This outdated notion came to refer to an outdated window type in itself during the 1960s when central air conditioning became common.
Recently, Forbes recognized Andersen® Corporation, the leading window and door manufacturer in the country, as one of America’s Best Employers in 2019. As a first for the company, we at Renewal by Andersen of Atlanta, a local window and doors replacement contractor and subsidiary of the company, are glad to tell you what this means for you.
Savannah, Georgia is no stranger to local and colorful tales, especially haunted ones, giving it the dubious title of one of the most haunted places in America. One urban legend at 32 Habersham Street is a little less sinister, however, concerning a house said to have had windows that were installed upside down. Welcome to the Sears mishap house myth.
Sliding glass doors create a seamless transition between the outdoor views and your inner sanctuary. Its clarity provides your home with natural lighting, allowing you to save on illumination. For all its benefits, however, sliding glass doors sometimes get stuck. In this case you may need to adjust their operation.