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3 Window Features That Are Ideal for Aging in Place

Your needs as a homeowner change as time goes by. You may eventually find that your current home no longer suits your activities, and this is especially normal for people aging in place. That said, it’s very important to remodel your home and come up with a design that better fits your needs as you get older.

3 Window Features That Are Ideal for Aging in Place


Finding windows that are ideal for homeowners aging in place is pretty easy nowadays. In this post, Renewal by Andersen® of Memphis, a window and door replacement specialist, lists three window features that are essential to homeowners aging in place. If you’re switching to new windows, you should definitely consider these window options.

Easy to Operate

Opening and closing your window shouldn’t require so much effort from you. That’s why sliding windows are often perfect for those aging in place. Another great option are windows with simple, smooth cranks.

Offers Privacy

Fortunately, there are several options on how you can add privacy to your windows. These include patterned acrylic blocks, decorative windows or clings or film that create a frosted or patterned look on window glass. You can also opt for smart glass technology, which allows you to lighten or darken the tint of your replacement windows using a remote or smartphone app.

Minimal Upkeep

Window frames made of wood usually require sanding and repainting, and they’re susceptible to rot. Renewal by Andersen windows, however, are made from Fibrex® composite material that’s known for being low-maintenance. They’re very easy to clean, and they come with zero to little hassle.

Renewal by Andersen of Memphis is a leading name in the window industry. Apart from excellent services, we also provide window products that are even better than your regular vinyl replacement windows. To know more about our products and services, call us at (901) 979-4460 or fill out our contact form.


"I had an excellent group of installers come out to install my windows. Very professional and went out of their way to make sure everything was to my satisfaction. Would recommend these installers to anyone."

Chuck Walker
Nov 27, 2023

"I can't say enough about Renewal by Andersen. From our initial sit down with the salesman to the final touches being put on our new windows, the whole experience was great! The windows look amazing & the installers were very careful to keep everything clean & cause minimal disruption in my home. Yes, they may be a little expensive, but you pay for what you get. These are quality windows installed by trained professionals. Communication was great & time frame was faster than i expected. They really deliver! I literally had nothing to worry about accept writing the check. I would strongly recommend this company to others! And I'll be calling them back out in the Spring to replace the last 3 windows on my house!"

Savanna Jayne
Nov 9, 2023

"Very professional, actually came a week earlier than expected, cleaned up during and after job, and we love our windows!"

Tommy Tipton
Nov 3, 2023

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