What Factors Impact Window Replacement Costs?

Posted on June 24, 2020 in Window Installation

Window Replacement Costs

Unsure About Window Replacement Costs? PJ Fitzpatrick Can Help

Many homeowners often ask, “How much will it cost to replace my windows?”. There are many factors that can impact window replacement costs from the material, quality, and energy efficiency. These factors can cause window replacement costs to fluctuate, so there isn’t one simple answer to this common question. Fortunately, the experts at PJ Fitzpatrick can discuss the details of your window replacement project and give you an estimate, all you have to do is give us a call at 1-877-246-4354.

Variables That Dictate Window Replacement Costs

Replacement Window Quality

Window replacement costs can range anywhere from $300 to $2,000. This price doesn’t include the installation, so it’s important to pick windows that suit your budget and offer excellent quality. In most cases, it’s best to spend a little extra to ensure you get high-quality energy efficient windows that will last.

Replacement Window Material Selected

Most window frames are made of wood or vinyl. Both wood and vinyl make fine window frames, so as long as you select high quality windows, either frame material should be able to withstand normal wear and tear. Wood window frames look gorgeous, but they are more expensive than vinyl due to factors like tree harvesting and transportation costs.

Energy-Efficient Glass

Some window panes come with gases like krypton and argon infused in them. These gases act as insulators to keep your home at the desired temperature. Energy efficient windows keep your home insulated to reduce heating and cooling costs. If you select windows with these energy-saving properties, you can expect to pay more upfront, but you’ll save on energy costs in the future.

Window Installation Process

Your window replacement costs will vary depending on whether your windows require pocket installation or full-frame window installation. Full-frame installation is more involved and requires all parts of the window to be removed. Old, damaged windows typically require this type of replacement. If your window frames are still in good shape, a pocket installation may be right for your home. During a pocket installation, our window contractor will place your new windows inside the existing frames. Pocket installations are cheaper than full-frame installations.

Window Replacement Warranties

Window replacement warranties are included in the cost of your window replacement and protect you from having to shell out more money if something happens to your new windows. Window replacements without warranties may cost less, but you run the risk of having to pay for repairs if something goes awry.

Call PJ Fitzpatrick for a Window Replacement Estimate

If you’d like to receive an estimate for your window replacement costs, don’t hesitate to give us a call at 1-877-246-4354. We are window replacement experts and we can provide you with the best customer service in the Delaware Valley. Contact us today to schedule your free estimate.

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