Homewyse cost estimates are approximate ranges for basic work in typical conditions. The estimates should only be used for preliminary planning. Homewyse estimates are NOT substitutes for quotes from qualified vendors. Homewyse strongly recommends that you contact reputable professionals for an accurate assessment of work required and costs for your project - before making any decisions or commitments.
Labor tasks - Set unit in rough opening. Shim to achieve level and plumb placement. Set jamb edges flush to finished wall surface. Secure unit to rough opening framing. Insulate perimeter and secure house wrap at window as appropriate. Repair of exterior and interior surfaces is not included.
Fiberglass Window cost estimates may require an onsite inspection. Usually these estimates will be "free". You should expect any estimate to be presented with an in-depth sales pitch/presentation.
Low to High labor cost range differences are in part due to variations in work load, job location and seasonal wage rates.
The variation in installation costs for complex configurations (non-rectangular shape, many corners, multiple levels, etc.) can be considerable. For accurate cost estimates, collect detailed bids from several qualified professionals.
The homewyse Fiberglass Window cost estimates do not include costs for framing the rough opening, interior trim molding, decorative fittings. The homewyse cost estimates include all typical costs for delivery, simple frame modification and fitment, exterior flashing and trim, weather-stripping and accurate fitting to opening.
Higher priced Fiberglass Windows may include features/attributes that include higher grade material of construction, more durable finishes, superior joinery, smoother operation and more energy efficient glass systems.
Fiberglass Window installation costs vary considerably by location. For an accurate estimate in your area, enter your zip code in the calculator above.
Reduce total project cost by having multiple vendors bid on the same, detailed work specification of your Fiberglass Window project. Save on installation costs by combining similar jobs and by being willing to have your project completed during low demand periods for the vendor/installer.
Save on material costs by shopping online or by choosing discontinued, odd lot, remnant or incorrectly ordered items from your retailer.
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