How Much Do Replacement Windows Cost in 2020?

You will most likely want to know how much it will cost to replace your windows in 2020 before you decide to shell out the money.

From window replacement options to the cost of the windows themselves, keep reading to discover how much you will have to pay for replacement windows in 2020.

Plus, make sure you look out for out top money-saving tips!

What Are Your Options for Window Replacement in 2020?

There are several different types of windows and frames that you can choose from for your home. These include:

  • uPVC windows
  • Aluminium windows
  • Timber windows
  • Casement windows
  • Sash windows
  • Bay windows
  • Bow windows

Top tip: Replacing wooden windows can be expensive, but monthly maintenance and cleaning can make this window type last significantly longer.

How Much Does it Cost to Replace Windows in 2020?

Depending on the type of window frame you want, expect to pay the below costs for the supply and installation of each window:

  • uPVC double glazed window 600×900 = £250-£400
  • Aluminium double glazed window 600×900 = £550-£700
  • Timber double glazed window 600×900 = £850-£1,000

Top tip: It is worth noting that just because uPVC is the cheapest option, it does not mean it is the least effective. In fact, you can find many high quality uPVC window frames that are easy to maintain and clean and which are great at retaining heat.

Double glazed window being installed

The price of your replacement windows will also depend on the style of window that you want for your property:

  • Casement window 500×500 = £150-£200 supply only
  • Sash window 500×500 = £550-£625 supply only
  • Tilt & turn window 800×800 = £450-£500 supply only
  • Bay window 2400×1200 = £1,000-£1,200 supply only
  • Bow window 2400×1200 = £1,100-£1,200 supply only

Are There Any Additional Costs that You Need to Consider?

Your preferred choice of colour can have an impact on the cost of your replacement windows, with standard white uPVC windows being the most cost effective.

You can add colour to standard uPVC windows by purchasing spray paint coloured uPVC windows or foil laminate coloured uPVC windows. The colour range is vast, and you will definitely be able to find the perfect shade for your home, with popular colours including:

  • Black/brown
  • Cream
  • Chartwell green
  • Light oak
  • Mahogany
  • Rosewood
  • Pearl grey

However, you should know that by choosing coloured uPVC windows, you will add an estimated 15-20% on top of the aforementioned costs.

sealed unit installation

Top tip: Increase the value of your home further by matching your window colour to your home décor.

Do You Have to Pay to Have Your Old Windows Taken Away?

If you find a reputable double glazing company that will take care of the supply and installation of your replacement windows, they should offer to dispose of your old windows for you free of charge.

If you choose to find your own builder for the installation process, make sure that you include the removal of your old windows in your quote to avoid having to pay for them to be disposed of yourself.

If you would like more information on the cost of replacing the windows in your home, please do not hesitate to contact us here at Elisa DBI for a free, no obligation quote.