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What does it mean when a home improvement company claims that its window replacement service is among the best? Does the claim apply only to the company’s premium windows—as in windows that are durable as well as attractive? Or does the company mean that it offers premium windows as well as expert installations? At Alure Home Improvements, we don’t make…

The Advantages to Installing Double Hung Windows in Your Nassau County, NY, Home

At Alure Home Improvements, our team of home remodelers gladly installs double hung windows on houses throughout Nassau County, New York. These fantastic replacement windows are designed to not only look great but also be highly energy efficient as well. Whether you just moved into a new home and you’re eager to replace the old windows or you’re exploring practical…


An Explanation of the Different Types of Windows that Can be Installed in Your Home

If you're considering investing in replacement windows for your home, the odds are good you've heard your window specialist tell you about all of the fabulous window styles that you can choose from in their inventory. With so much information being thrown at you, however, it is totally reasonable if you're having a hard time keeping track of what kind…

Who Cares about Emissivity?

The emissivity of a material is one of those things that is used to describe how much heat the surface emits. So, it stands to reason that a low-emissivity (Low-E) product emits relatively low energy. The reason that Low-E coatings on window glass are so important is because they ensure that heat energy doesn't have the ability to transfer between…

How to Tell if it is Time to Invest in New Windows

In many homes, one of the most common places for costly heat transfer to occur is through old, leaky windows. The problem is that it isn't always readily apparent if your windows aren't delivering the thermal performance that you require. After all, if you're like most homeowners, you probably don't spend much time considering the R-value of your windows. So…

An Overview of Window Grille Options to Consider on Your Home

Choosing the style of grilles that you want to include in your new windows is an important consideration. The right kind of grille can completely change how a window looks and feels, both inside and outside of the home. This can have a major impact on the overall style of your house. That's why when you're shopping for new windows…

Choosing the Right Windows for Your Home

If you're currently in the process of trying to find the ideal replacement windows for your home, you've undoubtedly been overwhelmed with all of the state-of-the-art features that are currently available in new windows. Sales people are quick to tell you all about the energy efficient features that you'll find in ENERGY STAR® rated windows, and you've probably heard about…

Alure Home Improvements Offers the Best Window Warranty in the Business

When it comes time to purchase new windows for your home, you obviously have a lot to think about. For starters, you'll want to make sure that the replacement windows look great on both the inside and outside of the house, which means you're going to need to explore all sorts of frame materials, glass types, window styles, stains, colors,…

Energy Efficient Home Windows Available in the Plainview, NY, Area

It is extremely important that you select the right kind of windows for your home in Plainview, New York. Not only can the replacement windows that we offer at Alure Home Improvements significantly upgrade the interior and exterior look of your house, they can also greatly improve the overall energy efficiency of your property, potentially saving you money in the…

Don't be Duped by Replacement Windows that Over-Promise and Under-Perform

In recent years, few industries have enjoyed as dramatic of a rise as so-called green energy solutions. As Americans have grown increasingly aware of their own personal energy consumption, a sizeable interest has developed in improving the overall energy efficiency of homes across the country. Yet, while most homeowners have learned to recognize ENERGY STAR stickers when they see them,…

Home Windows Available in Westbury, New York

At Alure Home Improvements, we're proud to offer a tremendous variety of home windows in the Westbury, NY, area. As one of the area's most experienced and well-respected home remodelers, we go to great lengths to deliver home windows that are of the highest quality and craftsmanship, and when you turn to us, you can rest assured that you are…

Select the Right Kind of Windows for Your House in Flushing, NY

Are you looking for new house windows for your Flushing, New York, home that are both attractive and energy efficient? If so, turn to the experienced professionals at Alure Home Improvements. As a full-service home remodeling company with extensive experience meeting the home improvement needs of local area residents, we have the tremendous selection of house windows that will allow…

Choosing the Right Replacement Window Styles for Your Long Island Home

With so many different replacement window styles to consider for your home, it's totally understandable if you're feeling a little overwhelmed by the whole process. After all, installing new windows on your house is a big decision and you want to make sure that you select the right kind of windows that will complement both the interior and exterior of…

Why New Windows Can be an Excellent Investment in Your Home

When you invest in new replacement windows for your home from Alure Home Improvements you can reap not only immediate benefits but long-term advantages as well. That's because in addition being extremely beautiful and stylish, our windows are designed to be long lasting, highly durable, and a great investment into your home. Whether you're getting ready to sell your home…

What are Low-E Coatings and How do they Work?

If you've recently been looking into replacement windows for your new home, you've undoubtedly heard about Low-E coatings as an energy efficient feature available on many windows. So, what exactly are the advantages to having this coating on your windows, and how does Low-E coating work? These days, with energy prices continuing to climb, homeowners have grown increasingly concerned with…

The Importance of Having Your Windows Professionally Installed

When you invest in high quality replacement windows, it's extremely important that you have them installed by professionals to ensure that they offer maximum energy efficiency. Heat transfer is extremely common around window frames and when a new window isn't installed correctly, warm air can infiltrate the home in the summer and escape in the winter, putting needless strain on…

What Does it Mean to Have ENERGY STAR-rated Windows

If you stop by our three-story showroom in East Meadow, New York, to look at replacement windows, one of our expert home remodelers at Alure Home Improvements will undoubtedly explain that our Quantum2 replacement windows are ENERGY STAR-rated, but what exactly does this mean? How do windows obtain the designation and what benefits to these types of windows offer that…

The Style of Window that We Offer Homeowners in Queens

There's no denying that the style of window that you have on your home in Queens makes a big difference, not only from an aesthetic standpoint but also in terms of the practical features that the window offers. At Alure Home Improvements, we are pleased to offer a full line of windows that are designed to not only look great…

Signs that it May be Time To Replace Your Windows

Being able to tell when the time has come to replace the windows in your home is extremely important. Old, leaky windows can greatly impact the overall property value of your house, cause your monthly energy bills to skyrocket, and can make it difficult to keep your home at a comfortable temperature. Yet, if your windows don't have any obvious…

How the Right Windows Can Help You Lower Your Monthly Electric Bills

Investing in the right kind of windows for your home can be a great way to increase the energy efficiency of your house and, in turn, cut down on monthly energy bills. If you own an older house, your windows are leaky or damaged, or you're simply looking to save a little money in the long-term, replacing your windows can…

Choosing the Right Windows for Your Home

If you're currently in the process of trying to select the right kind of replacement windows for your home, it's important to remember that there are several different kinds of windows for you to choose from, each offering its own distinct advantages. In order to decide which type of window will work best for your home, it's important to do…