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A No Mess, No Guess Window and Door Installation Day in Champaign, IL

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After you’ve bought your replacement windows or doors, your next step is getting the products installed. 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 is different for each window style and product, but in just about all cases, even the best-performing 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 hassles with moisture damage or leakage, your installation should create 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 correct installation will also include a high quality polyurethane window and door insulating foam, such as Great Stuff™ Window and Door Insulating Foam Sealant, which will help reduce the number of drafts that can get through your windows or doors. Your installer should use shims in all window and door installations 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 hiring an expert to install your products. Some professionals – including Lead Pella Expert Installers℠ in Champaign – are re-certified every year, 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 smooth and simple and usually will not 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. A number of these are not valid unless you have a professional perform your window or door installation. 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 primary characteristic of Pella’s work is how well the installers 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. And, 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 receiving a quality product. Lead Pella Expert Installers℠ from our Showroom in Champaign can perform a quality installation, as well. Find more about what to expect throughout a professional Pella window or door installation online or call your Champaign Showroom today.