A No Mess, No Guess Window and Door Installation Day in Mankato, Minnesota
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 just as important as picking the right windows for your home. Is your window or door installation a job you’ll tackle yourself, or will you save it for the professionals?
The window installation process is different for each window style and product, but in just about all cases, even the highest-performing window is only as effective as its installation. And a proper installation is the key to a more energy efficient and comfortable home.
To make certain you won’t experience problems 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 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 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 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 window or door you purchase, we recommend having an expert install your products. Some professionals – including Lead Pella Expert Installers℠ in Mankato – are re-certified every year, 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 simple and usually won’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 products. This alone can save you a considerable amount of money in the long-run and will ensure your windows stay in top shape for years.
The Pella Installation Process
A primary 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 sheets 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. 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 buying a quality product. Lead Pella Expert Installers℠ from our Showroom in Mankato can provide you with a quality installation, as well. Find more about what to expect throughout a professional Pella window or door installation online or call your Mankato Showroom today.