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Plastic Windows - Prices & CostsThe first-time installation of windows or a renewal of the existing windows, represents a significant cost factor in house construction or renovation.
The final sums to be paid consist of the purchase prices for the windows and the additional costs for wages and accessories, for example silicone.
Prices of plastic windows
Plastic is the most cost-effective variant of common window materials in comparison to wood and aluminum. That's why plastic windows are so popular. The actual price of plastic windows depends largely on which window size is used and which type of window has been chosen in relation to the insulation.
The prices for a single glazed single window start at just € 100 for a plastic window in a standard size, if you do not care about branded products and get your window, for example, in a hardware store.
At the top, there are no limits to the price imagination. If one uses the products of brand suppliers, one moves for a single glazed single window without any additives in a standard size already with several hundred euros.
The installation of rungs, so to speak departments within the window pane, or variations in the decorative color increase the price of course. But you can have your own "wish window" designed.
In non-standard Fenstermaßen you will not find more in a hardware store. Such windows must inevitably
custom made, which is only possible with a professional window manufacturer or with a little luck by a well-known window wholesaler. Of course, the prices far exceed the 100 € offer of the DIY store by far. But you have an extraordinary window or one that is built to fit.
Beyond the window size, of course, the type of window is equally crucial. Double glazed single windows are now a minimum standard, the
Most buyers want to know when acquiring new windows. In the hardware store, prices for such a plastic variation start at around 130 euros for common sizes.
Compound or box windows are hard to find and justify a purchase from a window manufacturer or window wholesaler. With such peculiarities the prices start at about 200 euros and can land quickly with an investment of 1000 euros for the acquisition of a window.
Other costs for plastic window installation
With the purchase of a plastic window, it is still far from done. If necessary, old windows must be removed and disposed of. In any case, a professional installation of plastic windows should be done. Even though they have proven themselves to be extremely hard-wearing, plastic windows also require installation that is accurate to the millimeter, in order to avoid any functional impairment.
Even a slight imbalance prevents the problem-free opening and closing of the windows, which in turn brings a shortening of the life with it.
In addition, improper installation can adversely affect the insulation properties and, for example, the formation of condensation, which manifests itself by internally fogged windows, entail. Therefore, the commitment of a specialist company is essential.
For the purchase price for the plastic windows so the wages for a window maker is still considered. In the case of plastic windows, we are moving in the middle area, as they are heavier than aluminum but lighter than wooden windows.
The prices for the wages vary in the individual companies and make it absolutely advisable to get various offers that are binding and mostly free of charge. Often a price discount for the combination of purchasing and installation at the same provider is possible. Silicone or other sealing materials, which are still necessary for plastic window installation, are included in the offer price for such window construction companies.