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What type of windows would you like to add?
Picture windows
Sliding windows
Single hung windows
Double hung windows
 
Casement windows
Awning windows
Patio sliding door
 
Picture windows
Stationary and non-opening, picture windows are usually large, allow lots of light into your home and offer an unobstructed view of your outside space.
Sliding windows
Sliding open by moving one sash along an embedded track, usually horizontally, sliding windows offer easy access to fresh air.
Single-hung windows
Classic and simple, single-hung windows have one fixed panel and one movable panel. The bottom panel is fully operable to allow for ventilation
Double-hung windows:
Both sashes in double-hung windows can be moved up and down, allowing for ventilation from the top, bottom or both.
Casement windows:
Swinging outward to the left or right, casement windows are attached to a frame and hinged on one side. Many homeowners love that they open fully so getting fresh air is a breeze.
Awning windows
Opening outward from the bottom from the hinged top, awning windows allow for both ventilation and protection from the rain.
Sliding patio doors
Opening horizontally by gliding a panel along a track, sliding patio doors are a popular option in many homes and offer great views.
Picture windows
Stationary and non-opening, picture windows are usually large, allow lots of light into your home and offer an unobstructed view of your outside space.
Sliding windows
Sliding open by moving one sash along an embedded track, usually horizontally, sliding windows offer easy access to fresh air.
Single hung windows
Classic and simple, single-hung windows have one fixed panel and one movable panel. The bottom panel is fully operable to allow for ventilation
Double hung windows
Both sashes in double-hung windows can be moved up and down, allowing for ventilation from the top, bottom or both.
Casement windows
Swinging outward to the left or right, casement windows are attached to a frame and hinged on one side. Many homeowners love that they open fully so getting fresh air is a breeze.
Awning windows
Opening outward from the bottom from the hinged top, awning windows allow for both ventilation and protection from the rain.
Patio sliding door
Opening horizontally by gliding a panel along a track, sliding patio doors are a popular option in many homes and offer great views.
 
 
 
What is Kukun’s window installation cost estimator?

Kukun's window installation cost estimator is a free tool that helps you calculate the cost of adding windows to your house. Simply enter your specifications to get a realistic estimate of your total window installation cost instantly!

How to use this tool?

The cost calculator tool is easy to use. It uses relevant data such as your zip code, local labor costs and other parameters to arrive at an estimate, so all you’ll have to do is enter a few details.

The tool will then calculate your personalized window installation cost right away.

1. Select the type of window from these options:

  • Single hung
  • Double hung
  • Slider
  • Casement
  • Awning
  • Picture
  • Patio slider

2. Choose the window opening type

3.Enter the size of the window and select the window material from the following options:

  • Vinyl
  • Vinyl clad
  • Fiberglass
  • Fiberglass clad
  • Wood
  • Wood clad
  • French doors

4. Specify if you prefer divided-light windows

5. Enter your property details

(We do not share this information, but it helps us give you a better estimate and recoup value because labor and material costs vary widely by geography.)

Your window installation cost estimate is now ready!

This estimate will help you analyze your finance options or hire a professional to start work on your window project right away.

We also offer you several options for choosing the right professional remodeling contractors in your area. You can:

  • Explore each contractor's profile
  • Check out their online reviews
  • View all their previous permits

These options will help you make an informed decision and enjoy a seamless window installation.

Why should you estimate the cost to install your windows?

Everyone dreams of a bright and cheerful house with natural light streaming in. And that all about your windows. Apart from improving the look, value and comfort of your home, windows let in fresh air that helps keep your rooms dry, fresh and healthy.

Well-installed windows will also impress potential buyers if you ever decide to put your property on the market. What’s more, installing new energy-saving windows guarantees one of the best ROIs you can make on your home.

This window installation cost estimator gives you a good idea of the kind of investment required for this home renovation. An estimate will help you effectively manage your milestones and window installation costs. And you won’t stumble across any unwelcome surprises during the execution of your project.

Now you can create a realistic budget and get quality work at a fair price.

What is the average cost to install windows?

Window installation cost ranges from $2,900 to $8,600, averaging at $5,500. Your total window installation cost depends on a lot of parameters, including the type of window, its dimensions and the complexity of the installation process.

How do window installation costs vary?

The total cost for installing a window varies according to the window material, the number of windows you want to install, the window frames, the window size and style, whether you choose single, double or triple pane glass windows, the level of window insulation, your zip code, local labor costs and the finishing details – to name (more than) a few.

Furthermore, the higher the energy efficiency of your windows, the higher the installation cost will be. You can expect to pay a high upfront amount for such windows, but remember that they’ll help reduce your energy bills in the long run.

What are the most popular types of home windows?

Here’s a list of the most popular window types:

Type of window Features Average price range per window
Single hung
  • Most common choice
  • Can be pushed from either side to open
  • Need a lot of free space as they open both ways
$150 to $380
Double hung
  • Both sashes can tilt outward and move up and down
  • Provides good ventilation
  • Easy to clean
  • Extremely versatile choice
$350 to $860
Casement
  • Comes with a side hinge
  • Opens outward
  • Can open completely
  • Offers optimal ventilation
$320 to $500
Awning
  • Opens outward from a top hinge using a crank
  • Has a slight slant
  • Ideal for regions that get a lot of rain
$350 to $1,150
Sliding
  • Extends horizontally
  • Durable
  • Easy to slide open
$450 to $1500
Bay
  • Comes with a large central window with two angled side windows
  • High decorative appeal
  • Lets in a lot of natural lightr
$600 to $2,550
Bow
  • Has 5 or more individual window
  • units, creating a curved effect
$1,000 to $4,500
Picture
  • Large and stationary
  • Lets in a good amount of light
  • Offers unblocked view of the outdoors
$400 to $780
Egress
  • Designed for safety
  • Provides an escape route during an emergency
  • Typically installed in basements
$1,000 to $5,000
What are the most popular window frame materials?

Your window’s durability depends a lot on the type of framing material you choose. The table below will give you a good idea about some of the most common window frames and their average cost.

Window frame material Features Average cost
Aluminum
  • Hardy material
  • Not suitable for insulation
  • Difficult to paint
$400 to $1,200
Vinyl
  • Most popular
  • Little or no maintenance
  • Inexpensive
  • Durable
  • Heat-resistant
  • Good choice for window insulation
$250 to $600
Fiberglass
  • Strong
  • Withstands extreme temperatures
  • Durable
  • Can be painted in any color
$600
Wood
  • Offers good temperature control
  • Naturally beautiful
  • Comes in a variety of wood species
  • Requires regular maintenance
  • Needs periodic painting or staining
$1,200
Composite
  • Made from wood fibers and epoxy resin
  • Durable
  • Mimics the look of real wood
  • Resists rotting and deterioration
$300 to $1,100
The best way to install a window? Always plan ahead

It’s very important that you plan your window installation well in advance. These tips will make the installation process easy for you:

  • Set a realistic home remodeling budget. Always include leeway for surprise costs. Experts advise adding an extra 20% to your existing budget.
  • Work with expert window installers. Since windows are an important consideration for potential home buyers, ensure a professional finish. It can go a long way in helping you get the best price possible.
  • When choosing your home windows, keep your surroundings and its requirements in mind.
  • Check and double-check that your new windows (or replacement windows) are the right size.
  • Opt for manufacturers that offer good warranties to cover the frame, sash and insulating glass units.
  • If you prefer a low-maintenance window, opt for a vinyl window frame rather than wood.
  • Look for windows, including locks and handles, that match the rest of the fixtures in your home.
  • Consider tilt-in windows to facilitate easy cleaning of the glass.
  • Opt for windows that offer high energy efficiency.
  • Be sure to get a warranty or guarantee from your contractor.
  • Get a written contract from your contractor. The document should detail the complete schedule, deadlines for milestones and payment details.
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