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A No Mess, No Guess Window and Door Installation Day in Newport, Rhode Island

A No Mess, No Guess Window and Door Installation Day in Newport, Rhode Island

After you’ve purchased your replacement windows or doors, your next step is installing the products in your home. Selecting 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 bring in the professionals?

The window installation process is different for each 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 energy efficient and comfortable home.

To ensure you don’t experience troubles with moisture damage or leakage, your installation should form a watertight seal. To achieve this, 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 prevent drafts from getting through your windows or doors. Your installer should use shims in every window and door installation to ensure your products stay 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 window or door product you purchase, we recommend having an expert install your products. Some professionals – including Lead Pella Expert Installers℠ in Newport – are re-certified yearly, so they’re learning new techniques and best practices annually to offer 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 read through 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 lot of money in the long-run and will ensure your windows stay in peak shape for years.

The Pella Installation Process

A key characteristic of Pella’s work is how well the professionals take care of your home throughout the installation process. For example, they’ll lay protective cloth over your floor and wear booties over their shoes to help prevent dirt from entering your home. 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 purchase Pella windows, you know you’re buying a quality product. Lead Pella Expert Installers℠ from our Showroom in Newport can perform a quality installation, as well. Hear more about what to expect in a professional Pella window or door installation online or call your Newport Showroom today.

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