What is the average cost of a window replacement?
Generally speaking, the average cost for one window replacement can range from $180 to $2,100. The national average for window replacement cost is typically $564 per window. The cost can vary depending on the type of windows and number of windows that are being replaced.
How long does a window replacement project take?
Among several other factors, this mainly depends on the type of windows and number of windows that are being replaced. Some window replacement projects can be completed in just 1 to 2 days, while other projects can take up to a week or more.
Should I replace all my windows at once?
Typically, the more windows you replace at the same time, the less expensive it will be. Replacing multiple windows at once will save you on cost per window and cost on overall labor as well. Also, if you replace all of your windows at once, they will age at roughly the same rate, and you will save money the next time around.
Can I replace windows myself?
Yes, you can replace and install your own windows. However, if you don’t have prior experience doing this, it is highly recommended to hire a window replacement specialist for this project. Installing your windows incorrectly can lead to a lot of issues down the road, including damaging the window, drafts, and water leakage.
What's the difference between replacement windows and new construction windows?
Replacement windows are often higher quality than those used in new home construction. As home builders aim to maximise the return on their project, they look for the lowest cost items they can buy. This usually results in compromising the quality and the guarantee of the window product.
When is the best time of the year to replace my windows?
Anytime between early spring to late fall is considered window replacement season. Many people consider spring and fall to be ideal, as these seasons have milder temperatures. This will put less strain on your home’s HVAC system when the windows are removed.
How do I know when it's time to replace my windows?
Besides the obvious like cracked or shattered glass, we recommended replacing your windows if:
- Your windows let drafts in
- Your windows are foggy or collect moisture
- Your windows are difficult to open or close
- The energy costs in your home are inexplicably high
- There is damage on the frames, tracks, or other areas of your windows
Can replacing my old windows save me money on energy costs?
Yes, new and professionally installed windows, usually have a direct effect on significantly lowering your energy costs. As the new windows stop drafts and help maintain a consistent temperature throughout your home, your home energy efficiency will increase, while your bills decrease.
How much value do new windows add to home value?
Installing new windows can easily add thousands of dollars to your home's market value. The value is in the attractive curb appeal as well as the improved energy efficiency. And with an average window ROI of up to 85%, it's easy to see how the investment is a no brainer.
Why should I choose Skokie Windows?
At Skokie Windows, customer service and complete customer satisfaction is our top priority. From your initial free consultation, to your windows selection, through the very last window replacement, our goal is to make the entire process a pleasant and worthwhile experience. This is our promise to you.
Do you have other questions?
Please contact us today and we'll be happy to answer all the questions you may have. Thank You!