New Home Windows
If you’re looking for new windows for your home, there are countless options for instalment and
replacement that are adaptable to the style and budget of each home. You can decide in advance which
window(s) you want installed, repaired or replaced.
Each type of window varies in materials, prices, and purposes. There are many different windows to
choose from. Here is a list of window styles, the average installation costs, images of each window
and some information to help you decide.
If you have decided which type of window you want to install, you may want to view some of the best
window brands and associated installation costs. A great tip is to wait for the window sales period
or to have your windows installed during off-season periods for the lowest prices.
1. Single Hung Windows & Double Hung Windows
The main difference between a Single Hung Window and a Double Hung Window is how the window parts move. With Single
Hung Window, the upper side panel is fixed in place while the bottom side panel moves up and down. With Double Hung
Window, both of the sashes are freely moved up and down. A double-hung vinyl window would cost around $500 and a
double-hung wood window would be more highly priced.
2. Arched Windows
Arched windows have rounded tops that give every house an architectural design. The average cost for installing is around $300 to $500 per window. An arched window can be purchased as double hung or as casement windows.
3. Awning Windows
Awning windows are ideal for protection from the rain, because the window forms a leak-proof awning when opened. A replacement awning window costs between $400 to $700 per window installation. They are often installed high up on walls for added privacy.
4. Bay Windows
Bay windows come from an outside wall and form a small ledge in the house. The sash windows are based on flat windows that are built outwards from the house in a corner frame. Installing a bay window costs more because installing a larger window requires an experienced installer. The average cost for installing a bay window can be between $ 1,150 and $ 3,550. This usually consists of a middle window, two side windows of which are tilted 30 to 40 degrees.
5. Bow Windows
The bow windows are based on custom arched windows that form a circular area along the outside of the house. Depending on the number of windows that you want to use to create the curved bay window, a bay window is sometimes more expensive than a full bay window. A large arched window installation costs between $ 1,400 and $ 3,800.
6. Casement Windows
Casement windows swing outwards or upwards when opened. This type of window is usually formed to allow a less obstructed panoramic view. New casement windows can cost from $250 to $750.
7. Egress Windows
Egress windows are mainly for safety. They are designed in a way which is intended to provide you with an exit during an emergency. The installation cost can be between $1000-$5000.
8. Garden Windows
Garden windows are essentially smaller bay windows. They’re perfect for ventilation and natural lighting. These can cost between $1000-$4000 to install.
9. Glass Block Windows
Glass block windows are best for natural light and privacy. They are ideal for bathrooms, basements other private spaces. The installation costs can go from $365 to $785.
10. Sliding Windows
Sliding windows are made up of 2 sections, one sliding over the other to open or close. Usually the installation of this window varies from $320 to $1,300 depending on the sizes.
11. Storm Windows
Exterior windows are fixed outside, in front of a normal window to protect from heat loss during periods of cold or harsh weather conditions. Storm windows are popular in coastal areas and can cost between $200 to $450.