Casement Windows Prices and Costs
October 11, 2010
As with any style of window, casement window costs vary by frame material, glass type, window size, window hardware, and manufacturer. When researching the cost of casement windows, you should get a minimum of three quotes. You can do this research from your home via the Internet, saving time and travel to stores. However, if there is a showroom in your area, it's a good idea to go and check out the construction and quality of different casement windows.
Casement Windows: Prices by Size
Below is an approximate range of casement windows prices (as of September, 2010). These prices are for vinyl frames, and arranged from the smallest to the largest standard sizes. Custom sizes will cost more.
Window Type / Price range
- Single lite casement / $200 - $400
- Twin lite casement / $350 - $750
- Triple lite casement / $550 - $1050
- Four lite casement / $700 - $1400
- Five lite casement / $850 - $1700
- Six lite casement / $1000 - $2000
Figuring Options into the Cost of Casement Windows
Colored vinyl frames will add approximately 35% to the cost. Add another 35% for a hardwood interior frame. Other options such as triple-glazing, low-E coatings, argon and krypton gas, add anywhere from $10 to $75 per lite to casement windows prices.
If you purchase from a local window showroom or home improvement store, make sure that delivery is included in your quote. If you are purchasing from a distributor or an online website, shipping costs may be extra. Always get a detailed quote on the cost of casement windows and go over each line carefully.
Finally, if you are purchasing energy-efficient windows, don't forget to factor the federal tax rebate of up to $1,500 into the overall cost of casement windows.