A fresh set of crisp new windows can change the entire look of your home while also increasing the value of your home for years to come.
With the addition of your new windows, both your heating bills and your energy bills will also be significantly decreased as your general insulation levels increase.
Cost of Replacement Windows
The approximate cost for a single window is £400.00, doors on the other hand range from £550.00 for a uPVC and a composite costs around £900.00. These figures typically depend on numerous factors.
If you currently reside in London for example then you’ll expect to pay about 10% to 15% more on the average cost. These approximate costs are for the windows, fitting costs have not been included.
Size of Windows
The more windows you replace, the higher your replacement window cost will be. If your house is bigger than average, your initial replacement investment will be more.
A simple terrace house usually has between 6 to 14 windows with a semi-detached property having anything from 10 to 20 windows. A fully detached house can have 10 to 30 windows, which can significantly increase your replacement investment.
Beside the number of windows, their actual size can also dictate the cost you pay per window. n your already existing spaces.
Style of Windows
After determining the size as well as how many windows you will require, you then need to determine the style of window that would best suit your home.
Here are some typical styles of window:
- Sash Window
- Bow Window
- Bay Window
- Casement Window
- Georgian Bar Glass
- Leaded Glass
- Plain Glass
In addition to your style, decide on the number of openers that will be required and whether you’ll require locks for each window. These simple additions can greatly increase the overall price .
Your choice of colour is also important. The standardised uPVC white colour can lower the final cost of your windows.
If you’re looking for a more natural look, woodgrain finishes are your only option and they will come with additional cost.
In addition to woodgrain and white uPVC, there are other colour options available as well as other wood finishes to choose from. Each colour or finish can add an additional cost to your final price.
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New windows are engineered to be energy efficient and to increase the effectiveness of your home’s insulation.
Energy efficient ratings range from A to A+++, the more plusses typically means a higher cost.
Energy saver windows can save you a great deal on your heating costs and typically have a life span of 25 years.
Fitting the Windows
After choosing your windows, you’ll need to take fitting costs into consideration.
You’ll have to include the cost for labour, however your supplier will include that cost in your window replacement quote.
Some homeowner prefer to find a window contractor or a builder to install their windows
Taking the Old Windows off Site
After replacement, your old windows may be laying around. Check with your window supplier that all of your old windows will be taken away from your property at no extra cost.
Additional Information When Replacing Your Windows
It’s useful to get a number of estimates from different companies to expand your options.
Seek references before choosing a company, simply ask a friend or family member or look for testimonials on your window suppliers website.
If your price estimate is coming from a specialised fitter, they should include all costs associated with your project. These being labour, fitting, windows, warranties and the removal of your old windows from your property.
Replacement windows can change the entire look of your home as well as making it more energy effificient.
Contact us today to discuss your options.