Single-Hung Window Prices and Costs
October 11, 2010
Single-hung windows are popular windows that cost less than double-hung windows. The price of single-hung windows will vary by manufacturer, quality, size, frame material, the type of glass or other glazing, and hardware and accessories.
Try to get at least three quotes and to get the quotes broken down by option, with delivery, taxes, and installation all priced out separately so you can avoid hidden costs. You can shop online to get started on your pricing then call around locally to save time and get quotes based on windows with the same options so you can accurate compare quotes.
Single-Hung Windows: Prices by Size and Material
The prices below will give you an idea of what some different types of vinyl single-hung might cost. Some window manufacturers will create custom-sized windows without any additional cost because all of their windows are made-to-order. Keep in mind that prices for aluminum, wood, clad, steel, or fiberglass windows will all vary in cost.
- Single-hung window, 2' x 3', single or double-pane glass, $80-$105
- Single-hung window, 3' x 3', single or double-pane glass, $110-$130
- Single-hung window, 3' x 5', low-E3 insulated glass with argon, $110-$140
Optional Single-Hung Windows Prices and Costs
Accessories and options add up quickly. Be sure to find out if some installation accessories such as sealants are standard or if you need to pay additionally for them. Here's a sample of additional optional costs you might encounter when shopping for single-hung windows if you're ordering them from the manufacturer.
- Choosing a custom color (any color other than white) can add 35 percent per window
- Double-pane low-e glass with argon gas, $30-$60 per window
- Flat grilles are $25-$45 per window and can be added either on the interior, exterior, or between panes, depending on the manufacturer
- Sculptured grids may cost $30-$55 per window