Updated: March 2019
|French Door Cost |
Non-discounted retail pricing for: PVC window with fusion welded frame. 10-lite, double pane, low E glass with Argon insulation layer. 0.35 U factor. Metal handle set. Limited 10 yr warranty.
|French Door Labor, Basic |
Basic labor to install french doors with favorable site conditions. Measure, trim and plane door to fit existing door jamb. Mark and mortise hinge locations. Install hinges. Fabricate holes, mortises for door handle set and jamb strike plate. Includes planning, equipment and material acquisition, area preparation and protection, setup and cleanup.
|French Door Job Supplies |
Cost of related materials and supplies typically required to install french doors including: fasteners, shims, flashing, drip cap, perimeter foam insulation and exterior caulking.
|French Door Equipment Allowance|
Job related costs of specialty equipment used for job quality and efficiency, including: Pneumatic finish nailer, 10" miter saw, electric jigsaw, 3" belt sander, 3 1/4" electric planer. Daily rental. Consumables extra.
|Option: Frame Interior Door Opening|
Measure, cut and secure header, trimmer studs(2), king studs(2) and cripple studs. Trim bottom plate to opening.
|Unused Minimum Labor|
Balance of 2 hr(s) minimum labor charge that can be applied to other tasks.
|Totals - Cost To Install French Doors|
|Average Cost per Door|
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For a basic project in zip code 47474 with 1 door, the cost to Install French Doors starts at $1,229 - $1,891 per door. Actual costs will depend on job size, conditions, size options.
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