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:
2. Choose the window opening type
3.Enter the size of the window and select the window material from the following options:
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
What are the most popular types of home windows?
Here’s a list of the most popular window types:
Type of window
Average price range per window
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
Both sashes can tilt outward and move up and down
Provides good ventilation
Easy to clean
Extremely versatile choice
$350 to $860
Comes with a side hinge
Can open completely
Offers optimal ventilation
$320 to $500
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
Easy to slide open
$450 to $1500
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
Has 5 or more individual window
units, creating a curved effect
$1,000 to $4,500
Large and stationary
Lets in a good amount of light
Offers unblocked view of the outdoors
$400 to $780
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
Not suitable for insulation
Difficult to paint
$400 to $1,200
Little or no maintenance
Good choice for window insulation
$250 to $600
Withstands extreme temperatures
Can be painted in any color
Offers good temperature control
Comes in a variety of wood species
Requires regular maintenance
Needs periodic painting or staining
Made from wood fibers and epoxy resin
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.