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A No Mess, No Guess Window and Door Installation Day in Falls Church, VA

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After you’ve bought your replacement windows or doors, your next step is getting the products installed. Choosing the right person to install your windows is equally as important as picking the right windows for your home. Is your window or door installation a process you’ll undertake yourself, or will you bring in the professionals?

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

To ensure you don’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 correct 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 every window and door installation to ensure your products are kept 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

Though you can easily access installation guides for any window or door product you purchase, we recommend having an expert install your products. A number of professionals – including Lead Pella Expert Installers℠ in Falls Church – 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 smooth and simple and usually doesn’t take more than a day, depending on the number of products installed.

You’ll also want to take note of your warranties or post-installation service agreements. Many 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 their best shape for years.

The Pella Installation Process

A main characteristic of Pella’s work is how well the professionals take care of your house throughout the installation process. For starters, they’ll lay protective covering over your floor and wear booties over their shoes to help prevent dirt from entering your home. Plus, Pella Expert Installers are very familiar with Pella's installation methods. When you work 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 getting a quality product. Lead Pella Expert Installers℠ from our Showroom in Falls Church can perform a quality installation, as well. Find more about what to expect in a professional Pella window or door installation online or call your Falls Church Showroom today.