Replacement Casement Windows
A replacement casement window is a window that is hinged at the side on two different window panes and will crank out to open. Most homeowners install double casement windows side by side for a nice open window view. When both windows swing open, they look like a pair of opened barn doors. Replacement casement windows are a great option for something different in comparison to a normal double-hung window replacement.
How Much Do Casement Windows Cost?
The cost to install casement windows will depend on average local costs, but on average homeowners can expect to pay $325 to $480 per casement window. If you add in labor & installation costs you could expect to pay about $560 to install a new casement window. Use our local installation cost calculator or see prices by brand below.
Casement Window Prices by Brand
Casement window prices will depend on if you are looking to install aluminum, fiberglass, wooden casement, or vinyl casement windows. Most window manufacturers will offer different price points for casement windows to suit anyone’s budget. If you wanted to install a vinyl casement window by Simonton you could expect to pay around $400 to install. If you were looking for a premier wooden casement window by Milgard brand you could expect to pay around $525 in installation costs per window. See average casement prices by window frame and brand in the chart below:
|Casement Window Prices||Price per window||Installation Costs|
|Simonton Vinyl Casement Windows||$275||$400|
|Harvey Vinyl Casement Windows||$288||$415|
|Pella Vinyl Casement Windows 350 Series||$300||$425|
|Milgard Casement Wood Windows||$375||$525|
|Ply Gem Casement Windows||$385||$498|
|Andersen Casement Windows 100 Series||$435||$550|
|Jeld Wen Wood Casement Window||$435||$523|
Casement Window Sizes
Casement window sizes will range from smaller windows to larger windows. Standard casement window sizes usually range from 1 ft 8 in. to 2 ft 8 in. wide and from 4 ft 2 in. to 6 ft 6 in. high. However, most homeowners will install an average sized casement window so that it is easy to swing open with a medium size glass pane.
Local Casement Window Installation
Choosing the perfect window style for your casement window can be difficult with so many options, but finding a reliable window contractor for your casement window installation doesn’t have to be. New casement windows can bring life to a room in comparison to other plain window types. Smaller rooms seem larger, darker rooms brighter, and somewhat plain homes become more intricate and interesting, not to mention you can save money on energy bills by installing energy efficient casement windows.
- Talk to a casement window installer near you today. Modernize can connect you with up to four local casement window installation contractors to get you started on your window project and get you the absolute best price in your area.
Casement vs Double Hung Windows
So many people rely on double hung windows or single hung windows that many don’t even know that hinged or crank windows exist, or that there are benefits to having these types of windows. Hinged windows that open from the side are known as casement windows, and they’re good for homes in warm areas that rely on breeze for ventilation and comfort throughout the year. They’re more effective for ventilation purposes than double or single hung windows, and they’re comparable in installation costs.
Casement Window Air Flow
While it’s ideal to get casement windows throughout your home, you can get good ventilation by installing casement windows on the side of your home that gets the most wind. This is simple if you live in certain areas, like close to the ocean, where the breeze is almost always coming from the same direction.
If you live in an area where it’s more difficult to determine which way the wind is blowing, you might want to consider picking up a weather vane, or some wind chimes. With a weather vane you’ll be able to visually see which way the wind is blowing throughout the day and when you position wind chimes around your home properly, you’ll be able to hear which side of your home is getting the most wind. Either way you’ll know where to install the casement windows for best results.
Once you direct air into your home, any type of window that opens will help direct the air back out of your home and create cross-breeze to cool things down.
Whether you’re looking for improved insulation, or you want to bring in comforting breezes more effectively, casement windows are a great window installation option.