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A No Mess, No Guess Window and Door Installation Day in Grand Rapids, MI

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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 as important as picking the right windows for your home. Is your window or door installation a project you’ll take on yourself, or will you save it for the professionals?

The window installation process differs by window style and product, but in all cases, even the most efficient window is only as strong as its installation. And a proper installation is the key to a more comfortable home.

To make sure 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 good 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 replacement windows or doors. Your installer should use shims in all window and door installations 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

Although you can easily access installation guides for any window or door product you purchase, we recommend hiring an expert to install your products. Some professionals – including Lead Pella Expert Installers℠ in Grand Rapids – are re-certified annually, 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 simple 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 products. This alone can save you a lot of money in the long-run and will ensure your windows stay in their best shape for years.

The Pella Installation Process

A key 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 cloth over your floor and wear booties over their shoes to help prevent dirt from being tracked 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 purchase Pella windows, you know you’re getting a quality product. Lead Pella Expert Installers℠ from our Showroom in Grand Rapids can give you a quality installation, as well. Hear more about what to expect throughout a professional Pella window or door installation online or call your Grand Rapids Showroom today.