Cost to Install a Wood Window

Updated: March 2018

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Wood Window Cost 
Non-discounted retail pricing for: Certified SPF, preservative treated wood window. Extruded aluminum clad frame and sash. Double pane, lowE glass with Argon insulation layer. 0.42 U factor. Limited 10 yr warranty.
1 window$336.35$513.76
Wood Window Labor, Basic 
Basic labor to install wood window with favorable site conditions. Set unit in rough opening. Shim to achieve level and plumb placement. Set jamb edges flush to finished wall surface. Secure unit to rough opening framing. Insulate perimeter and secure house wrap at window as appropriate. Repair of exterior and interior surfaces is not included. Includes planning, equipment and material acquisition, area preparation and protection, setup and cleanup.
1 window$336.35$513.76
Wood Window Job Supplies 
Cost of related materials and supplies typically required to install wood window including: fasteners, shims, flashing, drip cap, perimeter foam insulation and exterior caulking.
1 window$336.35$513.76
Option: Remove Windows
Score perimeter of window frame or casing on interior, where bonded to adjacent surface(s). Remove casing. Remove exterior trim and siding around window perimeter, beyond flashing. Remove accessible fasteners and window frame without damaging adjacent surfaces, finishes or hardware. Remove materials from premises. Material cost includes dump fee.
1 window$336.35$513.76
Wood Window Debris Disposal
Costs to load and haul away old materials, installation waste and associated debris.
1 window11.812513.4375
 Unused Minimum Labor
Balance of 2 hr(s) minimum labor charge that can be applied to other tasks.
   
Totals - Cost To Install Wood Window   
Average Cost per Window  
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For a basic project in zip code 47474 with 1 window, the cost to Install a Wood Window starts at $520 - $803 per window. Actual costs will depend on job size, conditions, size options.

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Cost to Install a Wood Window - Notes and General Information

These estimates are for BASIC work performed in serviceable conditions by qualified trade professionals using MID GRADE materials. Work not mentioned on this page and/or work using master craftsman, premium materials and project supervision will result in HIGHER COSTS! Explore the full range of wood window new installation labor options and material prices here.

These estimates are NOT substitutes for written quotes from trade professionals. Homewyse strongly recommends that you contact reputable professionals for accurate assessments of work required and costs for your project - before making any decisions or commitments.

The cost estimate includes:

  • Costs for local material / equipment delivery to and service provider transportation to and from the job site.
  • Costs to prepare the worksite for Wood Window Installation, including costs to protect existing structure(s), finishes, materials and components.
  • Labor setup time, mobilization time and minimum hourly charges that are commonly included for small Wood Window Installation jobs.

The cost estimate does NOT include:

  • Costs for removing, relocating, repairing, or modifying existing framing, surfacing, HVAC, electrical, and plumbing systems - or bringing those systems into compliance with current building codes.
  • Costs for testing and remediation of hazardous materials (asbestos, lead, etc).
  • General contractor overhead and markup for organizing and supervising the Wood Window Installation. Add 13% to 22% to the total cost above if a general contractor will supervise this project.
  • Sales tax on materials and supplies.
  • Permit or inspection fees (or portion thereof) required by your local building department for your overall project.

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