BEFORE AND AFTER PHOTO GALLERY

Welcome to our Before and After photo gallery of some of the homes I had before pictures of.
This is just a sample of the work I have done since 1989.
INSTRUCTIONS: Many Photos have another photo behind them and wording will inform you of that.
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Andersen Vinyl clad Casement window wall
Before

26 foot Andersen window wall in San Carlos. The door at the end of the window is a Andersen 400 series French wood hinged door. All the windows and doors on this job had 2" wood stucco molding installed around the exterior perimeter. Three feet of this window is not in this photo.

Before of 26' steel window that had Bull Nose stucco. Some of the framing had termite damage that we repaired.

Andersen Art Glass in 26' window wall.
Before

Andersen Art Glass installed in 400 series Casement windows in San Carlos. Julie and I installed 31 windows and doors in this home over the course of three weeks. This is only half of the window

Before photo of half the 26' steel window wall.

Andersen 400 series casement  windows
Andersen  400 series casement.

Andersen 400 series Casement windows with S.D.L. grids installed in the kitchen of this San Carlos home.

Before All but one of the original steel windows removed.

Milgard Vinyl Patio Door Installation in Redwood City
Before Picture wheaton

Milgard Tuscany Vinyl Patio door installed over stucco with a Z-Bar Frame in Redwood City,Ca.

before photo of the aluminum single glazed patio door. The original perimeter frame was left in tact as part of the installation

Andersen Oak interior Frencwood gliders installed in Redwood City,Ca.

Andersen 400 series Oak interior Frenchwood gliders installed in Redwood City, Ca

before photo of the aluminum single glazed patio doors.

Milgard Vinyl Patio Door Installation in Redwood City
Before Picture wheaton

Andersen 400 series Double Hung windows installed in San Carlos. Simulated Divided Lite Grids.

Before photo of the original Aluminum single glazed windows.

Andersen Double Hungs in San Carlos
Before Installation

Andersen Double Hung new construction window installation in San Carlos. Sills were lowered on both bedroom windows for aesthetics and to conform with the egress code in San Carlos.

Before photo of the original cheap new construction horizontal sliders the the house was built with. The homeowners taped the sliding windows to get an idea of what Double Hungs with a top only grid would look like

Milgard French Rail Patio Door installed in Half Moon Bay

Milgard Tuscany Vinyl French Rail Patio door installed over stucco with a Z-Bar Frame. This installation was done in Ocean Colony Half Moon Bay,Ca

Before Picture of aluminum 8'Patio door.

Andersen
Andersen 400 series casement window in San Carlos

Andersen 400 Series Casement window in living-room with Simulated Divided Lites (S.D.L.) This installation is in San Carlos.

Before photo of Aluminum single glazed casement window. This window is 10 feet wide and 6 feet tall.

Milgard Window Installation in Belmont,Ca
Before Image Installation Belmont

Milgard Tuscany new construction installation. Sills were lowered to meet egress and let more light in. Windows were also re-trimmed with wood on the interior. Belmont,Ca

Before of original aluminum windows with 2 x 3 trim inset into stucco. The photo behind the top photo is with the new window installed and the top patch of stucco removed.

Milgard Tuscany 6 foot French Rail Patio Door installed in Half Moon Bay

Milgard Tuscany French Rail Vinyl Patio door installed over stucco with a Z-Bar Frame. This installation was done in Half Moon Bay.

Before picture of the Aluminum single glazed patio door. The original perimeter frame was left in tact as part of the installation. This is a 6 foot Patio Door.

Andersen Bay Installation in Belmont,Ca
Before photo of Bay window in Belmont,Ca

Andersen 30 degree 400 series Casement Bay. Installed in Belmont,Ca. Size is 96 x 60. Bay windows make a dramatic improvement inside and out!

Before Photo of existing aluminum casement window.

Apartment window installation in Redwood City
Before photo of apartment installation

Milgard Tuscany Vinyl Windows and Patio Doors installed over stucco with a Z-Bar Frame. This apartment building window installation is in Redwood City. All of our Z-bar installations are bedded into commercial grade caulking and sealed again after the window is set.

Before Photo of existing aluminum single glazed patio door. The original perimeter frame was left in tact as part of the installation. When we do apartment buildings we break it down to 1-2 units a day.

Andersen Permashield Patio Doors installed on the ocean in Moss Beach,Ca
Patio Doors on ocean in Moss Breach,Ca

Andersen 200 series Perma-shield patio doors installed on ocean in Moss Beach,Ca.

Before of Aluminum single glazed patio door and plate glass inside the wood posts.

Moss Beach Andersen Patio doors on ocean
Moss Beach,Ca Patio Door Install

Andersen 200 series Perma-shield patio doors installed on ocean in Moss Beach,Ca.
The background photo is the whole back wall.
I did all the stucco patching on the wall .

Before of Aluminum single glazed patio door and plate glass inside the wood posts.
The background photo is of mid construction during the flashing process.

Patio Door ocean side
Before installation

Andersen 200 series Perma-shield patio doors installed on ocean in Moss Beach,Ca.
Background photo is a interior view. This door is a 12'x 6'8" 3 panel Perma Shield.

Before of plate glass inside the wood posts.
The Background Photo is the whole back wall.
I did all the stucco patching on the rear wall.

Andersen egress Bay windows in Belmont,Ca
Before image

Two Andersen 400 series casement Egress Bays installed in Belmont,Ca. The sills were lowered on both windows to meet code and let in additional light.

Before pictures with the Andersen Bay windows ready to be installed. Sills were lowered to meet Egress and let in additional light.

San Mateo Church
San Mateo Church Brown Vinyl

Milgard Tuscany chocolate exterior premium paint Vinyl Z-Bar Frame. Installed over steel frame windows. This installation is in a church in San Mateo,Ca.

Before image of original steel framed window.
Background image is a after photo of the white interior of the new window.

Milgard 12' Vinyl Patio Door Installed in Millbrea
Before pictures

Milgard Tuscany 3 panel Vinyl Patio door installed over stucco with a Z-Bar Frame.

Before pictures of Aluminum single glazed patio door. The original perimeter frame was left in tact as part of the installation

Andersen 400 Series Casement Bay Installed in San Carlos,Ca
Before photos

Andersen 400 Series Casement Bay Installed in San Carlos on the Alemeda.

Before photos of the exterior and interior.

Milgard Casement in San Mateo

Milgard Tuscany Vinyl Casement window installed in steel bay window. The grids are Simulated Divided Lite ( S.D.L.). This installation is is San Mateo,Ca

Before picture of the original steel frame window with one sash already removed.

Milgard Vinyl Greenhouse in San Mateo
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Milgard Greenhouse window installed in San Mateo,Ca.

Before Pictures of Aluminum single glazed Greenhouse window

xox Equal-lite Milgard Chocolate

Milgard Tuscany Vinyl with Chocolate exterior color installed over bull nose stucco with a Z-Bar Frame. Tempered glass was required on this window as it was within 18" of the floor. This installation was done in the village of San Mateo.
Background photo is white interior and both sides slide open.

Before photo of original steel frame in bull nose stucco. The window size is 96 x 72. The original perimeter frame was left in tact as part of the installation. This window didn't open and did not have tempered safety glass. This is a very common window in the village in San Mateo.

Milgard Tuscany Chocolate windows

Milgard Tuscany Vinyl windows with premium exterior chocolate paint. Left bedroom window was changed to two panel window to meet egress code.

Before photo of steel single glazed windows. The original perimeter frame was left in tact as part of the installation

Milgard two tone vinyl

Milgard Tuscany Vinyl window with premium paint over stucco with a Z-Bar Frame. This is a pretty common window installation in the San Mateo village.

Before photo of aluminum window that hat already been changed once. The stucco job around this window was of poor quality.

Milgard window replacement in Menlo Park

Milgard Tuscany Vinyl replacement window installed over stucco with a Z-Bar Frame in Menlo Park,Ca.

Before of original Aluminum single glazed window. The original perimeter frame was left in tact as part of the installation

Andersen Casement windows installed in Los Altos

Andersen 400 Series Casement windows with valance S.D.L.grid installed in Los Altos.

Before photo of original steel windows.

Milgard Vinyl Door Menlo Park

Milgard Tuscany Vinyl Patio door and window installed over stucco with a Z-Bar Frame in Menlo Park.

Before photo of original Aluminum single glazed patio door. The original perimeter frame was left in tact as part of the installation

Andersen Frenchwood 4 Panel Door
Before pictures

Andersen 400 series Frenchwood Door installed in stucco. Light was required as part of door installation and done by us along with all the stucco patching.

Before photos of exterior and interior steel window. The opening is 10' x 6' 8".

Andersen Patio Doors on deck

Two Andersen FWG1068 Patio doors

Before photo of 2 panel door and window turned into door with new exterior light.

Andersen 400 series installation with Valance Grids

Andersen 400 series Casement window with simulated divided lite (S.D.L.)grids installed in Los Altos,Ca.

Before photo of original steel casement window. These windows tend to be very difficult to operate and are generally unrepairable

Andersen fwg8068 Patio door installation

After photo of new construction installation of a Andersen 8 foot wide Frenchwood Gliding patio door. After photo of interior is stain grade with custom milled pine 1/2 thick done on job site with our portable planer.

Before of aluminum single glazed patio door. Stucco was broken back with a pneumatic air chisel, flashed inspected and re-stucco by us.

Andersen Casement Valance grids in Los Altos

Andersen 400 Casement windows with Valance S.D.L. grids. 2" wood stucco molding bordering the exterior of the front windows.

Before photo of steel window with stucco broken back. We do a very neat break out with pneumatic air chisels

Milgard Tuscany Vinyl installed in Hillsborough

Milgard Tuscany Vinyl sliding window with S.D.L. grid installed is Hillsborough,Ca over stucco with a Z-Bar Frame.

Before of original steel window frame. The original perimeter frame was left in tact as part of the installation

Andersen Woodwright installed in Atherton

Andersen Woodwright Double Hung windows installed in Atherton,Ca. This window was installed in the original opening. This window has Simulated divided lite and pure view screens. Both the top and bottom tilt in for cleaning.

Before photo of original wood casement window. The original windows were very drafty and had interior roller screens that were unsightly and did not work.

Andersen replacement windows installed in Atherton

Andersen Woodwright Double Hung replacement windows installed in Atherton,Ca.
Back image is of the other double Hungs installed in the room.

Before photo of original single pane wood casement windows. The windows were changed to double Hungs to match the other windows on the upper floor.

Andersen replacement casement windows

Andersen 400 series replacement vinyl clad casement windows with Low-e glass installed in Atherton,Ca.

Before photo of original old wood casements. The old windows were very drafty and let in a lot of noise.

Milgard Fiberglass stacked Replacement window

Milgard fiberglass replacement window with white interior. Background photo Milgard brown exterior fiberglass replacement window installed in Belmont,Ca.

Before photo of aluminum single glazed window

Vinyl Replacement Window trimmed off

Milgard Vinyl single hung replacement window trimmed off in wood. Installed in Belmont,Ca.

Before photo of poor quality vinyl windows. (Alcan Building Products)

Milgard vinyl replacement windows installed in aluminum siding.

Milgard Vinyl replacement windows installed inside aluminum siding. Background photo of interior.

Before photo of aluminum replacement windows.

Milgard replacement windows

Milgard Tuscany Nail-on Vinyl windows installed in Redwood lapped siding. The new trim around the windows is 2 x 4 material and required cutting the siding back twice. This omits the gaps behind the exterior trim boards and makes for a better looking installation!

Before photo of single pane aluminum windows.

Andersen Casement window with prarie S.D.L. grid installed in San Carlos,Ca

Andersen 400 series Casement Window with Prairie divided lites.
This window made a dramatic difference on the front of this San Carlos home!

Before photo of aluminum single pane window.

Moss Beach Patio door installation ot the ocean

Before and After of Andersen Patio door installation in Moss Beach directly on the ocean. The background before photos are left side and right side next to each other.

Andersen Bay Window Installed in Montera,Ca
Before Image of window installation

After exterior and interior photos of Andersen 400 series casement windows installed in Montera,Ca. This was one of my first large jobs when I started Advanced Window Systems in 1989.

Before of 12 foot aluminum window in center of wall. This wall and window would move in the wind prior to the new windows.
Before interior includes me framing in my mid 20's

Andersen 4_Panel Frenchwood Gliding patio door installed in Foster City,Ca

Andersen 12' Frenchwood Gliding Patio Door with removable grids. This photo was taken about 15 years after installation.

Before photo of original aluminum window and door. This installation required a new header.

Andersen window installation in San Carlos,Ca
Before

Andersen 400 series casement windows installed in wood siding.

Before of original windows in wood siding.

Andersen arched windows installed in Menlo Park

Arched Andersen 400 series flexiframe new construction replacement Windows Installed in Menlo Park, Ca.

Before of blank walls. This installation required two new headers. One room was the living room and the other the dining.

Andersen Stain Graid Installation in Redwood City
Before photos

Andersen stain grade wood installation in Redwood City. The interior paneling was carefully removed and re-installed to accommodate the new header.

Before photo of the original steel window.

Stain grade French wood door installation inRedwood City
Before installation photos

Stain Grade Andersen 400 series Frenchwood Gliding door with removable grills installed in Redwood City.
Background Photo of prefinished white exterior. Trim not painted yet.

Before photo of interior and exterior of aluminum patio door.

Milgard Tuscany installation with new  stucco.
Before photo of installation

Vinyl Windows with out grids installed and new exterior stucco. This installations in Belmont and the stucco was done by a Stucco specialty contractor.

Before photo of old out dated wood siding and aluminum windows with grids.

Window installation in front of house

Same photos as above before photo is behind.

Milgard Replacement Window installation in San Carlos with valance S.D.L. grids

Milgard Tuscany Vinyl replacement Picture windows with Valance S.D.L. grid installed in a older home in San Carlos.
All the interior trim was replaced by us.

Before photo of old rotten wood sash with air conditioner hacked in.

Milgard Tascany Picture windows with Valnace grid in San Carlos

Milgard Tuscany Picture windows with Divided Lite Valanced grid in San Carlos

Original wood picture windows with hacked in air conditioner.

Andersen Woodwright double hung windows with stain grade interior trim installed in San Mateo,Ca

Andersen 400 series Woodwright double hung windows with stain grade interior trim installed in San Mateo,Ca
Stain grade trim was milled on the job by us with our portable planner. These wood windows tilt in for cleaning and have high end Low-e Glass.

Before photo of single pane wood double hung windows original to the house. These windows were drafty and were very difficult to open.

Andersen Sandtone Frenchwood Gliding Patio Door

Andersen's Sandtone 400 series Frenchwood gliding patio door next to Milgard's tan Ultra Fiberglass window.
These two products look very well next to each other.
Background photo of interior. Installation in San Mateo,Ca.

Before photo of rotten wood 3 panel door and aluminum windows

Milgard Fiberglass sliding window in tan exterior

Milgard tan Fiberglass ultra window.
This window is white on the inside.

Before Photo of original aluminum windows.

Milgard Fiberglass Replacement window with tan exterior.

Milgard Fiberglass Replacement window with tan exterior.
Background photo of white interior.

Before photo of original aluminum windows.

Moss Beach Patio door installation ot the ocean

Before and After of Andersen Patio door installation in Moss Beach directly on the ocean