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Old 04-24-2015, 12:54 AM
 
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Hi
Can any body guide how much a double panned window (e.g. size of 4 x 6 sq ft) replacement cost would be that is foggy due to condensation?


Thanks for your response / guidance on this.
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Old 04-24-2015, 05:05 AM
 
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Old 04-24-2015, 09:40 AM
 
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There are many contributing factors as to "cost".

And "4X6" isn't going to cut it! Is this a fixed window? Double hung? Single hung? Wood, aluminum, vinyl? I've seen prices that were absolutely ridiculous for what was done. Then there are others that require every penny- due to the manufacturing method.

I had a neighbor that had a cracked sash (approx 3sq/ft) and spent well over $200 to have it replaced. When I looked at the result is was easy to see that the installer had no idea how the window was made- and practically distroyed the frame getting the old glass and spacer out. The windows were actually push-n-tilt and the wood sash frame went together with four screws! This was a "national" glass company!
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Old 10-12-2015, 05:31 AM
 
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Hi, we have planned our home renovation the next month and as a part of that we decided to replace the old doors and windows. I prefer to choose fiberglass doors and vinyl windows as those are energy efficient and gives modern look.

Anyone have other suggestions? Thanks in advance.

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Old 10-13-2015, 02:56 PM
 
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We've been shopping around for new windows for our home. We just have a small 1200 sq ft single-story home. We only have 6 windows. We've only had one contractor out so far to give us a bid for the work, his cost estimate was $7K. This includes the cost of the new windows, labor to remove old windows and install new windows, and the removal and disposal fee for the old windows. We want fiberglass double-pane windows. The bid we got was for Andersen windows, but lately we're turning our attention to milgard windows. We are going to get some more quotes/bids before we decide on anything.

We decided against vinyl because even though they are much cheaper, you get what you pay for: vinyl expands and contracts a lot (does not seal well), you cannot paint it, and there are mold/mildew concerns. So we are going with fiberglass or perhaps a fiberglass/wood constructed frame for our windows.

I'm not sure how things are in other states, but I know where I live the building code standards as far as energy standards are also in the process of changing. So we're also waiting for that to settle so that we can make sure our new windows are up-to-date when we do them. We don't want to go all crazy and get the most expensive windows with the absolute highest energy ratings, but we're looking to go sort of middle of the road.

Another thing we're keeping our eyes on are the rebates. Our local utility often offers rebates for upgrading to more energy efficient windows. Also, due to the presidential election coming up, that could influence how many rebates are available, too. So we're being patient.

Check out the Milgard windows, though. We were practically sold on Andersen windows (Cardinal glass) until we stumbled upon Milgard.
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