Why Should I Replace My Windows?
- Help Lower Energy Bills - Poor performing windows contribute to heat loss in the winter and heat gain in the summer,
- Energy Efficiency -Lessen your impact on the environment
- Curb Appeal - replacement windows are a great way to update your home’s style.
- No More Scraping - Gone are the days of scraping and painting your old windows.
- Improved Functionality - Say goodbye to stuck windows!
- Easy Cleaning -Window styles tilt in for easy cleaning of both the interior and exterior glass from inside your home.
- Reduced drafts - If your current windows are broken, drafty or fog up between the panes, it’s probably time to replace them.
Do energy efficient windows increase home values?
Yes! In addition to increased savings on your energy bills, replacing and upgrading windows can have a direct impact on the value of your home.
According to 2018 data from Remodeling Magazine, the national return-on-investment (ROI) average for wood window replacement is 69.5%, higher on average than popular projects such as a major kitchen remodel (54%-59%), bathroom addition (55%-60%), or a backyard patio (48%).
How Much Does Window Replacement Cost?
Replacement of windows costs on average $175 to $700 per window. High-end window types can cost between $800 to $1,200. Installation cost can depend on several factors. Calculating the cost for new windows can be tricky, as there are many factors contributing to the final price. The cost to replace windows will vary upon size, amount of windows needed, style and quality.
What Type of Window Glass is there?
The glass type is important because it can contribute to energy bill savings . Tinted glass windows are good for reducing the suns glare, UV rays or the sun’s heat. The film in tinted windows makes them much easier to clean since they are water resistant. The cost of tinted windows vary between $5 and $8 per square foot.
There is a very wide variety of window designs and frames. Commonly homeowners replace the glass of their windows. Frames are mostly replaced in cases of mold or water damage. The cost of replacing a window will depend on the glass, frame and labor.
Window replacement may be due to a lot of factors. Its recommended to hire a professional window company to remove and replace the windows. Installing quality windows can also add to the energy bill savings as well as security.
What Brand Windows Do You Offer?
We offer multiple brands and styles a sales representative will be more than happy to go over those options with you at the time of your appointment.
How Does Labor Affect Window Replacement Cost?
Labor can be charged per hour or per project. The cost per project depends on the type of window as well as the size of the window. The standard cost for replacing a window including the frame is around $700 for wooden frames and $600 for vinyl frames. The cost of removing old frames ranges from around $50 to $250.
What Is High Performance Glass?
High performance glass, such as triple pane windows, are more suitable for areas with extreme weather conditions like hail storms. The glass is impact resistant hence highly durable. You can get triple-pane windows for added savings, impact-resistant windows for areas of extreme conditions, or windows with shades built between the glass for a touch of modern living. These high-performance glass types are the most expensive to procure, but the added benefits may be worth the extra cost.
Are The Window Frames Rotting?
It's important to inspect the existing window frames for damage or rot from insects and moisture. If the window's frame is soft to the touch, cracking or showing other signs of wear, it will need to be replaced. If it's still solid, you can opt to simply install new glass, which will save you money.
Typical frames include wooden frames and vinyl frames. Vinyl frames are inexpensive compared to wood. Vinyl also has a longer life span ,frames are easy to clean and they are marketed as low maintenance.
Wooden frames tend to be expensive and high maintenance. They need to be painted or stained. Without maintenance they peel and rot due to water damage.
If you have to replace the wooden frames, expect your final price for installation and material to double.