Window & door installation

Installation resources

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Installation instructions configurator

Use configurator to create customized installation instructions in PDF format and/or animated video where available. Instructions include preparing the rough opening, sealing, shimming, fastening, flashing and water management.
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Accessory instructions

Accessory instructions for Andersen windows and patio doors, including hardware/locks, art glass, casing, trim, grilles, extension jambs, insect screens and more.
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Site prep instructions

Get site preparation information for your Andersen doors.
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Joining instructions

Instructions for combining multiple units. Choose the type appropriate for your design.

Learn more about our A-Series and 100 Series joining options
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Service instructions

Operation and adjustment, replacement, repair and reglazing instructions for Andersen windows and patio doors.
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Replacement parts

Find and purchase specific replacement parts for your window, patio door, or storm door.

Window and Door parts
Storm Doors parts

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Andersen installation materials

Complete your installation project with Andersen branded installation materials.
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Materials calculator

Use it to determine quantities of flashing and sealing materials tested with Andersen® products.
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Installation videos

We've created videos that provide an overview on the installation process for different types of products.
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Rigid insulation supplement

This document details the location of the drainage plane when a window/door is installed into an opening with rigid insulation.
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Insulated sheathing supplement

This document details the typical support framing when a window or door is installed into an opening with insulated sheathing.
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Rough opening template for specialty windows