What is an Awning Window?
Awning windows are hinged at the top and open outward, allowing for ample ventilation in your home. They are often used with different window styles and are easy to open and close. Awning windows and casement windows are one of the few types that have hinges and swing open rather than sliding. They can be used even during a light rain and are considered weatherproof.
How Much Do Awning Windows Cost?
Like most new home windows, the total cost of a window replacement will vary depending on the specifics of your particular project, including the window size, type, material and brand, as well as local labor costs to install the window.
On average for awning window replacements as of 2022, you can expect to pay an average of $225 to $480 per awning window. This includes the cost of window materials, such as the frame and glass pane, which will cost an average of $200 and $435 per window. It also includes the cost to have the awning window professionally installed, which costs an average of $20 to $50 per window.
Average Installation Cost $220 - $485
- Materials 90.1%
- Labor 9.9%
Awning windows are relatively less expensive than other window types, since they are usually smaller in size usually.
Awning Window Prices by Brand
Depending on if you are looking for fiberglass, wooden, aluminum, or vinyl awning windows your prices will vary. It will also depend how large of an awning window you are looking to install.
One example of a cheap awning window price come from the Simonton Prism window series which offers awning windows for as little as around $200 per window. We have compiled a list of awning window prices by brand to give you an idea of what you might expect to pay in your area for awning windows. See the chart below:
|Awning Window & Brands||Price per window||Installation Costs|
|Andersen Awning Window 400 Series||$435||$550|
|Pella 450 Proline Awning Window||$288||$368|
|Milgard Vinyl Awning Window||$276||$376|
|Simonton Prism Awning Window||$200||$325|
Awning Window Sizes
Standard window sizes for awning windows can vary depending on the look you are going for with your new windows. A standard size awning window would have a width from 2 feet to 3 feet, 10 inches and a height from 1 foot, 8 inches to 7 feet, 8 inches high. Be sure to get awning window size recommendations from a local window professional to ensure the new awning windows fit your home and needs.
How to Clean Awning Windows
Awning windows will be hit by rain, roof runoff, and other types of moisture more often than traditional windows. The window will also catch dirt, grime and dust because it is creating a horizontal surface for things to land on. You will have to clean the windows more regularly than you would with traditional windows. This might not be a major concern of yours, but consider how hard the window is going to be to reach and how much of a hassle it will be to clean on a regular basis. If you are more of a low maintenance homeowner, awning windows might not be the best choice.