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Anderson Windows Buying Guide

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  • Most popular Anderson window series
  • Cost for new Anderson windows
  • Available warranties

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Andersen Brand Review

Producing high quality windows and doors, Andersen Windows is one of five brands under the umbrella of the Andersen Window Corporation. They are one of the largest replacement window manufacturers in North America and known for their top quality windows. They manufacture quality window brands such as Renewal by Andersen, Silver Line Windows, American Craftsman, and Andersen Storm Doors. Read about the types of windows offered, price points, and the full series of windows and the features associated below.

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Andersen Replacement Windows

Andersen is a top brand for home window replacement. Their current line of replacement windows includes 35 different window types for home window installation. Andersen windows can be easily chosen by type to suit the specific requirements of a window repair or replacement project. They have multiple operational styles, color options, wood frame types, shapes, and features available. They offer everything from new home construction windows, replacement windows, and even storm impact windows. Andersen is known for having quality awning windows, casement windows, single and double hung windows, sliding windows, bow and bay windows, and picture windows. They even offer custom made specialty windows as well.

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Andersen Window Materials

Andersen Wood Windows

Andersen wood windows are available in a variety of colors and sizes. Their wood windows are cladded to resist elements and are protected by vinyl or fiberglass exterior for strength and durability. Andersen also provides highly energy efficient triple pane glasses with great thermal performance.

Popular window types for wooden frame

  • Awning
  • Casement
  • Double Hung
  • Picture
  • Bay and Bow
  • Sliding

Andersen Composite Fiberx Windows

Andersen provides composite frames as an alternative to vinyl that can withhold extreme temperatures and are less prone to breaks and peels.Fiberx is Andersen’s trademark product made with wood fiber and thermoplastic polymer. The composite windows are said to block thermal transfer which can help in maintaining room temperature for longer runs resulting in reduced utility bills. As the windows are neither wooden nor metallic, they do not need protective layers to prevent damage and can last longer. 

Popular window types for Fiberx frame

  • Awning
  • Casement
  • Double Hung
  • Sliding
  • Picture
  • Single Hung

Andersen Vinyl Windows

Andersen uses vinyl as a protective cladding on wooden windows making them water resistant and rigid. The windows come in a number of colors with unfinished pine and prefinished while interior being the most popular. 

Popular window types for vinyl frames

  • Awning
  • Bay and Bow 
  • Casement
  • Double Hung
  • Sliding
  • Picture

Andersen Aluminum Windows

Element and water resistant aluminum windows by Andersen by extruding aluminum during manufacture so they are thicker and stronger. These windows come in numerous colors and customized shapes that are made-to-order. 

Popular window types for aluminum frames

  • Awning (standard and push out)
  • Casement (standard, push out and French)
  • Double Hung
  • Sliding

Andersen Fiberglass Windows

Andersen provides a combination of exterior fiberglass windows with wooden interiors, making them highly weather resistant. They also have triple pane options with high energy efficiency.

Popular window types for fiberglass frames

  • Awning
  • Casement
  • Double Hung
  • Picture

How Much Do Andersen Windows Cost? 

The average cost for an Andersen double hung window from its 400 series is $589 per window in Austin, Texas. You can expect to pay additional $100 to $350 in installation costs depending on local service costs, frame type, and any other upgrades you may choose.

Be aware that window prices may vary based on your location and the window sizes you are looking to install, along with the local labor cost involved. Expect a 10% increase or decrease to the cost to account for these variations, and use our window cost calculator to estimate the most  accurate prices in your region.


Andersen Window Styles

Double-Hung Windows by Andersen

One of the most common styles of windows on the market, the Andersen double-hung window has two window sashes in a single frame. Both sashes slide up and down to open and a single sash tilts for easy cleaning. Variations of this window exist within each series available at Andersen. Single hung windows are also offered by the Andersen brand from the 100 series.

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  • Double-Hung Window:  Perhaps the most basic version of the Andersen Double-Hung Windows, this design is a part of both the 200 and A-Series. Both sashes slide to open and a single sash tilts for cleaning.
  • Tilt-Wash Double-Hung Window: A member of the 400 Series, this specific design is customizable with seven available exterior colors and the choice of natural pine or white interiors.
  • Woodwright Double-Hung Window: A member of the 400 series, this window is identical to the Tilt-Wash Double-Hung Window in all ways except one. This window provides the choice of natural oak, pine, or maple interiors.
Andersen Double hung window prices 2021
Andersen Double Hung WindowsFrame MaterialDimensionPrice
400 SeriesWood33.625 in. x 56.875 in$640-$655
400 SeriesWood37.625 in. x 56.875 in. White Exterior$635-$650
400 SeriesWood37.625 in. x 56.875 in. Tilt-Wash$415-$430
100 SeriesWoodno data, check with a local contractor$230-$245

Andersen Casement Windows

The Andersen casement window provides an obstruction free view and ventilation from the top to the bottom of the window. With hinges along a single side, this tall and narrow window swings open from left or right. Single casement windows are available in the 100, 400 and A-Series. Additionally, Complementary Casement Windows, side-by-side casement windows with single handles used to open or close and lock with a single motion, are available in both the 400 and A-Series.

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Andersen Casement Window Prices

New casement window prices will range from $350 to $1200 per window depending on the upgrades you choose for your window and desired series. The cost to install an Andersen casement window could range from $500 to $1,685 depending on local service costs, frame type, and and any other series upgrades you may want to add on.

Andersen Casement window prices 2021
Anderson Casement Window PricesFrame MaterialDimensionPrice
400 SeriesWood24.125 in. x 48 in. Perma-Shield$440-$455
400 SeriesWood48 in. x 48 in. 400 in. White Exterior and Colonial grilles$1250-$1265
100 SeriesWoodno data, check with a local contractor$285-$300

Andersen Bay and Bow Windows

Bay and bow windows project out from the home, expanding the view the window provides. Part of the Andersen 400 Series Bay Window, each Bay or Bow window installation can be customized with one of seven exterior colors and the choice of natural pine or white interiors. If you are looking for the average window replacement cost for multiple windows, it is best practice to use a window cost calculator tool before speaking to a home window installer near you.

Bay Window:

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Bow Window:

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Andersen Bay Window Prices

The average cost for a bay window installation from Andersen ranges from $1,500 to $3500 per window depending on the upgrades you choose for your window and desired series. The cost to install an Andersen bay or bow window could range from $2,100 to $2,885 depending on local service costs, frame type, and and if you want to get a custom made bay or bow window from their E-series line.


Andersen Picture Windows

Andersen offers picture windows that are beautiful large single stationary glass window panels which offer a maximally unobstructed view and brings extra light into any room. Replacement picture windows are often paired with side windows called flankers. Variations on the basic design exist within the Andersen Picture 100, 200, 400, A-Series, and fully customizable E-series picture window. Read below for Andersen picture window prices.

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Andersen Picture Window Prices

The average cost to install an Andersen picture window ranges from $485 to $1,375 depending on the size of the picture window you need, if you are replacing a current window or need to create a custom fit for a new picture window. Due to the variances in installation costs for this type of window, we suggest contacting one of our local reliable home window installers to discuss what they offer in terms of Andersen windows and what you can expect to pay in your area.

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Andersen Awning Windows

Providing ventilation from side-to-side, Andersen offers new vinyl awning windows that have hinges along the top and the entire sash and opens outward which provides a maximally unobstructed view. Available in the 100, 400, A-Series, and premium E-series.

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Andersen Awning Window Prices

The average cost for an Andersen awning window can range from $300 to $450 per window depending on the upgrades you choose for your window and desired series. The cost to install an awning window could range from $425 to $565 depending on local service costs, frame type, and and if you want premium features.


Andersen Sliding Windows

Andersen sliding windows which are typically wider than they are tall, have two sashes and slide horizontally. They are available in the Andersen 100 and 200 Sliding Window Series with one operating sash and one stationary fixed window sash. The Andersen Sliding 400 Series window offers two movable sashes so that each window pane can move from side to side.

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Andersen Sliding Window Prices

The average cost for new sliding windows from Andersen can ranges from $250 to $950 per window depending on the upgrades you choose for your window and desired series. The cost to install a slider window could range from $325 to $1,295 depending on local service costs, replacement window frame types, and and if you want a premium series window.


Andersen Custom Windows

Andersen produces a variety of stationary, specialty windows with numerous choices for shape and design to fit any project. Variations on shape and style exist within the 100, 200, 400, and A-Series, including:

  • Curved Specialty Window: Stationary windows with a curved shape. Available in the 100, 200, 400, and A-Series
  • Flexiframe Polygon Specialty Window: A stationary window available in several special shapes which are remarkable for their dramatic angles. Available in the 400 Series.
  • Circle or Oval Specialty Window: Stationary windows available in variations of a circle window styles or oval window style, the perfect choice for an accent window which can help maximize natural light in any room. Available in the 400 and A-Series.
  • Polygon Specialty Window: Stationary windows available in various shapes with dramatic angles. Available in the 400 and A-Series.

What’s the Difference Between the Andersen Window Series?

If you are in the market for replacing home windows, Andersen Windows offers five different types of window styles. These series each lend their own unique look and features to your replacement window options. Andersen offers the 100 series, 200 series, 400 series, A-series, and the premium E-series with Verilock sensor technology. Each Andersen window series comes at a different price point and offers higher quality features for each price tier. A standard double-hung window in the more affordable Andersen 100 series would cost around $200 while the Andersen 400 series would cost around $400 per double hung window. See full list of differences by window series below.

Andersen Windows 100 Series

Windows in the 100 Series are built with Fibrex composite material, an alternative to vinyl which has shown to be twice as strong and rigid, never needs painting, and are very energy efficient. All 100 Series windows are budget-friendly option for homeowners looking to increase the value of their home with durable and beautiful windows. Andersen 100 Series windows are the cheapest and most affordable window offered by the brand.

Anderson Windows 200 Series 

This series was created by Andersen with the quality standards of every window they produce, however they have made the windows in this product line available at an uncommon value at a mid tier installation price point. Durable Perma-Shield® exteriors never require paint. The low maintenance natural wood window frame built with pine and white interiors characterize this long-lasting line of windows. The 200 Series of windows has become the best seller at Andersen Windows & Doors.

Andersen Windows 400 Series

The 400 Series is a traditionally designed line of windows built with Perma-Shield® exteriors, which are incredibly durable and never need to be repainted. With seven exterior colors, natural pine or white interiors, and a diverse line of structural designs to choose from, this line of windows has become a favorite among builders and remodelers and offers a great vinyl window installation option.

Andersen Windows A-Series 

This premium window series includes windows from the Andersen Architectural Series. The allure of this particular series is that, with the help of leading architects in the industry, Andersen designed these windows to be easily customized to fit authentically with the architectural look of any home. Along with various structural options, the windows in this series are available in hundreds of combinations of eleven exterior colors and natural pine, maple, or oak interiors which can be finished in multiple ways. These windows can be fitted with double pane glass, making them more energy efficient. The windows in the A-Series are designed with energy efficiency in mind and are available with a triple-pane glass which increases the energy efficiency and weather resistance of the window.

Andersen E-Series Custom Made

Also known as the Eagle Series, this is Andersen’s custom-crafted window line. Working with the professionals at Andersen, builders and homeowners can create virtually any window to fit the architectural needs of their project. All windows built within this series include VeriLock® integrated security sensors, a security feature unique to this series and an advanced smart home safety feature. These replacement windows can be upgraded to make them the most energy efficient window type they offer.


Andersen Warranty Info

Unlike other competitors in the window and door industry, Andersen Windows & Doors provides a warranty which does not end when a house is sold. Their Owner-to-Owner® limited warranty applies for 20 years to glass and 10 years to non-glass items and is transferrable to new owners when a home is sold.

Under this warranty, glass is replaced for up to 20 years if damage occurs as the result of poor manufacturing, materials, or installation. The warranty on glass does not include labor if the owner chooses to obtain replacement glass through a local retailer or dealer. However, if the owner allows for a factory repair, there will be no cost to them. Andersen’s warranties do not cover any damage which occurs at the fault of the owner or as the result of inclement weather or fire.

All non-glass items will be replaced for up to 10 years if damage occurs as the result of poor manufacturing, materials, or installation. Similarly to the warranty available on glass, there will be no cost to the owner if they choose a factory repair. However, if the owner chooses to obtain replacement parts at a local retailer or dealer, the cost of labor will not be covered.

As with any warranty, it is important to understand there are always special exclusions and circumstances which apply. Before purchasing any Andersen Products, carefully review the individual warranties which are outlined on their website.