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A No Mess, No Guess Window and Door Installation Day in Northern Virginia, VA

A No Mess, No Guess Window and Door Installation Day in Northern Virginia, VA

After you’ve purchased your replacement windows or doors, your next step is getting the products installed. Choosing the right person to install your windows is just as important as picking the right windows for your home. Is your window or door installation a process you’ll take on yourself, or will you leave it up to the professionals?

The window installation process differs by window style and product, but in every case, even the highest-performing window is only as strong as its installation. And a proper installation is the key to a more energy efficient and comfortable home.

To make sure you don’t experience hassles with moisture damage or leakage, your installation should establish a watertight seal. For instance, Pella uses its SmartFlash™ tape around the windows and doors to manage water away from the product and home.

A good installation will also include a high quality polyurethane window and door insulating foam, such as Great Stuff™ Window and Door Insulating Foam Sealant, which will help prevent drafts from getting through your new windows or doors. Your installer should use shims in each window and door installation to ensure your products are held in the correct place. A variety of other sealants should be used to help improve product life and provide a weather resistant seal.

Benefits of Working with a Professional

Though you can easily access installation guides for any product you purchase, we recommend working with an expert to install your products. A number of professionals – including Lead Pella Expert Installers℠ in Northern Virginia – are re-certified every year, so they’re learning new techniques and best practices annually to perform the best installation possible. Since they’ve been certified to perform Pella window and door installations, the process is easy and usually doesn’t take more than a day, depending on the number of products installed.

You’ll also want to look at your warranties or post-installation service agreements. A number of these are not valid unless you have a professional install your windows or doors. This alone can save you a substantial amount of money in the long-run and will ensure your windows stay in peak shape for years.

The Pella Installation Process

A primary characteristic of Pella’s work is how well the installers take care of your home throughout the installation process. For instance, they’ll lay protective covering over your floor and wear booties over their shoes to help prevent dirt from getting inside. Additionally, Pella Expert Installers are very familiar with Pella's installation methods. Working with Pella can help you rest easy knowing that your windows and your home are in good hands.

When you go with Pella windows, you know you’re buying a quality product. Lead Pella Expert Installers℠ from our Showroom in Northern Virginia can perform a quality installation, as well. Find more about what to expect throughout a professional Pella window or door installation online or call your Northern Virginia Showroom today.

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