The cost of window installation can vary depending on the size and type of window, as well as the difficulty of the installation. Generally, the cost of installing windows will run between $450 to $1200 per window. This price includes the cost of materials and labor.
As a rule, most window installers charge between $70-120 per hour. The time it takes to install a window will depend on the complexity of the type of window installation.
In general, it takes a glazier 60mins to 90mins to replace a window – this includes removal of the old window, installing the new window, insulating it and putting your window trim pieces back up.
The price for window installation depends on several factors –
The design and materials utilised are the two most important considerations in pricing. Simple single-hung and fixed options are available, as well as sliding, casement, and double-hung options. Most varieties are available in a variety of materials, which we go through in greater detail below.
$450 to $800
Generally more expensive than vinyl and aluminium, timber windows have a classic look and are available in several different stains and finishes.
$350 to $600
These are the cheapest windows you can buy and are very easy to clean. They are also low-maintenance and won't rot over time like timber windows.
$400 to $700
Aluminium windows look sleek and are strong, durable, and weatherproof. Additionally, they provide great insulation and are highly recyclable.
A simple window pane with float glass usually costs around $38 per square metre whereas a laminated safety glass will cost $320 per square metre.