The cost of vinyl replacement windows can be tricky to estimate. There are numerous factors that have to be considered when considering the cost of window replacement. Vinyl windows tend to be the most cost effective solution.
However, installation and types of windows that are chosen will affect the overall cost of the vinyl replacement windows. Here are several types of windows and the average costs for vinyl replacements.
Vinyl Double Hung
Double hung windows are a very common style that consists of two sashes that slide both up and down. There are many different choices of styles including ones with grids that provide the illusion of having divided lights in the home.
When it comes to cost, vinyl double hung windows tend to be quite cost effective when it comes to the frame material. The average cost for vinyl double hung windows is $200 to $350. The installation cost for this type of window will depend on whether you have chosen a pocket replacement window or a full replacement window.
Pocket replacement windows typically average around $400 to $575 while full replacement vinyl double hung windows tend to average around $800 per window.
Vinyl Casement Windows
Casement windows only have one component, which makes them perfect for fitting into small spaces. A double casement window will need a larger space because it has two openings. The single casement window is less expensive than the double casement window and vinyl is one of the cheapest material options available for this type of window.
Both full replacement vinyl casement replacement windows as well as pocket vinyl casement replacement windows are available. The pocket replacement windows will have an average cost of $500 to $675 and the full replacement casement windows have an average cost of $950.
Vinyl Sliding Windows
Vinyl sliding windows are one of the more standard choices for homeowners that are purchasing new windows for their home because of their economical prices and durability. There are several benefits of vinyl sliding windows including the fact that they will not show scratches or any type of scuff mark because the color is integrated throughout the window frame.
Another benefit of the vinyl sliding window is that it is quite durable and helps reduce solar heat gain as they are made in mostly neutral colors.
The cost of vinyl sliding windows averages around $575 to $775. This makes the window one of the most affordable types of windows available on the market. For the quality and the price it is hard to match the sliding windows that are made out of vinyl material.
Vinyl Awning Windows
An awning window has a hinge at the top and opens towards the outside. This type of window is typically going to be much wider than it is tall. The entire sash will open in order to provide full ventilation. This is great for catching the breeze no matter what direction it is blowing.
Vinyl awning windows are a good choice for placing above or along the side of a stationary window as a way to provide further ventilation in the home. The windows are very cost efficient with an average price of $375.
Vinyl Hopper Windows
Hopper windows are great choices for basement window replacements. These windows tilt in from the top by using a handle. Vinyl is a great choice for the hopper window because of the durability of the material and the low cost.
There are numerous types of hopper windows available some with really great features such as glazing packages that increase the efficiency as well as units that are ventilated as well as fixed.
When considering the cost of vinyl hopper windows, the prices can range from $300 to $400. It is important to research the different types of windows that are available and choose the one that fits your budget and meets your particular needs.
Overall Costs of Vinyl Replacement Windows
When it comes to vinyl replacement windows there are numerous things that can affect the overall costs. Installation prices as well as the quality of the window that is chosen are two of the biggest factors when determining the overall cost of the window.
Make sure to research the different manufacturers of vinyl replacement windows and choose one that offers high quality based on the reviews of their products.
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