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Factors That Affect the Cost of Window Replacement

It’s best to plan your window replacement project thoroughly to avoid going over your budget. To start your smart planning, you have to consider that there are things that influence the cost of your windows installation. 

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Type of Material

On the top of this list is the window’s material. The kind of material the window is made of directly influences the cost of its selling price. Expensive windows are made of expensive materials, which are often rare and high maintenance. Windows made of hardwood and fiberglass are costly. For a more affordable option, try mass-produced vinyl windows. Naturally, expensive windows also require a more costly installation. 

Type of Glass

Another main factor that affects the cost of your windows replacement project is the size and the type of glass in your window. There are ordinary and standard glasses that are viable and inexpensive. Then, there are larger and more energy-efficient glasses that cost more. If you’re planning to install a window with wide glass and is equipped with energy-saving values, you need to prepare a higher budget. 

Type of Window

The complication in the style and manufacturing of the window affects its cost. Oddly shaped and heavily styled windows are often more expensive. This is because they are customized and require more time to be installed. If you want cheaper options, browse through mass-produced windows that are easy to maintain yet durable.

Type of Installation

The quality of the workmanship and the skills of your window installer are what you’re paying for during installation. Simple windows that only need to be inserted into the standard cut are cheaper to install because they’re not complicated. Meanwhile, customized and bigger windows cost more because they take more time to install.

For stress-free and affordable window replacement projects, Renewal by Andersen® of San Francisco has you covered. Call us at (510) 263-3210, or fill out our contact form to schedule an appointment. We proudly serve clients in San Francisco.


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