When it’s time to replace your old and damaged windows, one of the first things you should do is to start creating a budget for the project. You can find out how much you’ll need to spend by determining how many windows should be replaced and what style of window you want to be installed. This helps ensure that the project goes smoothly. To learn more about how you can create your window installation budget, Maris Home Improvements explains what you need to know:
Setting Up Your Window Budget
As you determine your window installation project, you shouldn’t go beyond what you can spend. That doesn’t mean you should settle only for cheap windows, as you can still go for quality and efficiency without breaking the bank. But if you want to save money in the long run, it’s worth investing in good quality windows that don’t need much maintenance. Investing in top-quality and energy-efficient windows may require higher upfront costs, but they can help lower your HVAC usage to maintain indoor comfort. This leads to lower monthly utility bills because of the reduced energy consumption.
Other Costs to Cover in Your Window Installation
One of the biggest costs your budget needs to cover is the labor services provided by your chosen contractor. This includes the removal and disposal of your old windows as well as other equipment they’ll use during the installation process. The labor costs can also include the estimated time needed for the team to get on-site and prepare for the window installation.
Other factors such as the type of glass and frame material will also affect your overall window replacement budget. You’ll also have to consider other smaller materials such as screws, nails, tools, and even the insulation to be installed with your new windows.
Maris Home Improvements offers ENERGY STAR®-rated, high-quality, energy-efficient replacement windows. We’ll help you choose the perfect style for your home and ensure quality installation by our highly trained window specialists. Give us a call at (636) 778-4343 or fill out our convenient online form to request an estimate.