Are Your Windows Naughty or Nice?

When you’re making a list and checking it twice this time of year, you’re probably not talking about your windows. With the hustle and bustle of the holidays, we don’t often think about the projects that need to be done around the house, but the frosted window panes that look quaint and seasonal now are…

Open Letter to Our Customers

  Dear Homeowner, At Packerland Home Improvement, we don’t want your money. Now we’re a business, so we operate by exchanging our goods and services for your hard-earned cash, but don’t expect us to just leave it at that. From our very first impression, we want to be different. Honest. Professional. Helpful. We want you…

Window 101: Child Safety Tips

When looking into preparing a safe home for children, many things come to mind. You’ve added plugs to the electrical outlets and put up a gate to restrict access to stairs. You’ve put bumpers on sharp corners and child locks on your drawers. But what about your windows? There are certain steps you can take…

The History of Andersen Corporation

  Renewal by Andersen has only been around for the past 20 years, but Andersen Corporation has been around for more than a century.  Founded by Danish immigrant Hans Andersen, today Andersen Corporation is an international enterprise employing more than 9,000 people in more than 20 locations, with headquarters in Bayport, Minnesota.  Take a look at…

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Pumpkin Carving Tips and Tricks

Whether you want to start a tradition with your children or are looking to have a nostalgic party with friends, carving pumpkins is a great way to get into the fall spirit. Take a look at these tricks that will turn your pumpkin carving experience into a real treat! Prep your pumpkin Wash the outside…

Window 101: Condensation Issues

  While Green Bay is known for being “The Frozen Tundra” the last thing a homeowner wants to have is frozen windows. Unfortunately, every year when the temperatures start dropping, we start getting calls about condensation and icy windows.  How can you tell if condensation/ice is forming because your windows are junk vs How to…

Combination Windows

Combination Windows Do you have a home with a lot of character? Maybe it has historic qualities or perhaps you designed it to suit your own personal tastes? These types of homes often have uniquely shaped or combination window that homeowners are reluctant to replace because they’re afraid of losing these charming features. Our Combination Windows…

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What is Fibrex Material?

Fibrex Material: The Beginning Fibrex material is an Andersen innovation, engineered in the 1960s and 1970s, and perfected and patented in 1992. Today, Fibrex material is the perfect choice for your replacement windows for its strength, stability, insulating, and low-maintenance qualities. This composite blends the best traits of wood and vinyl to create a superior…