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A No Mess, No Guess Window and Door Installation Day in Washington DC, DC

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After you buy your replacement windows or doors, your next step is installing the products in your home. Selecting the right person to install your windows is 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 best-performing window is only as good as its installation. And a proper installation is the key to a more energy efficient, comfortable home.

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

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

Benefits of Working with a Professional

Although you can easily access installation guides for any product you purchase, we recommend having an expert install your products. Some professionals – including Lead Pella Expert Installers℠ in Washington DC – are re-certified annually, so they’re learning new techniques and best practices annually to provide the best installation possible. Since they’ve been certified to perform Pella window and door installations, the process is easy and usually will not 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 considerable amount of money in the long-run and will ensure your windows stay in their best shape for years.

The Pella Installation Process

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

When you buy Pella windows, you know you’re buying a quality product. Lead Pella Expert Installers℠ from our Showroom in Washington DC can give you a quality installation, as well. Find more about what to expect during a professional Pella window or door installation online or call your Washington DC Showroom today.