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Single Hung Window Prices

The average cost for a replacement single hung window installation is $170 to $360 per window + labor costs which can average around $38 per hour depending on your local window installers average price. See below for local window prices.

What is a Single Hung Window?

Single hung windows are a popular sash type window that opens vertically. These affordable windows are simple to use and are commonly found in most homes. When most people think of standard windows in a home, single hung windows come to mind.

Single Hung vs. Double Hung Windows

The difference between single hung vs double hung windows is that when using double hung windows both of the sashes move. In single hung windows only one of the sashes moves.

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Replacement Single Hung Window Installers

While single hung windows are relatively simple to install, if the frame of the window isn’t squared properly, it won’t function as it should. You might still be able to open or close the window, but it will be significantly more difficult. If you’ve ever used a window that was hard to open or close, it’s likely that the frame of the window wasn’t square. Windows go out of square over time from a sagging foundation and other structural issues, but they can be put in that way as well if the replacement single hung window contractor working on the project fails to square the window frame properly.

Single Hung Window Sizes

single hung window sizes

Single-hung windows are some of the most popular types of windows available. They come in a wide variety of standard sizes to choose from. Here are the most common single hung window sizes by widths and heights:


  • 24″
  • 28″
  • 32″
  • 40″
  • 44″
  • 48″


  • 36″
  • 44″
  • 48″
  • 52″
  • 54″
  • 60″
  • 62″
  • 72″


Here are some other helpful pages to help you through your replacement window project.

Best Window Brands 

Cost for Window Replacement

Measuring Replacement Windows 

Standard Window Sizes

Types of Window Frames

When to Replace Windows 

Window Glass Repairs 

Window Rebates & Incentives 

Window Replacement Information

Window Replacement Contractors Near Me


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