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Replacement Window Cost

Wondering why you need a consultation to get a quote for your window and door project? Since every home is different and we custom build all our windows and doors, our team needs to evaluate your home to provide you with an accurate quote.

What Affects the Cost of Replacement Windows?

The type of windows and patio doors can affect the cost of a replacement project. You can choose from any of our replacement window options. We offer different styles of patio doors, too. The number of windows and patio doors you choose to replace will impact the project’s cost.

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Window Material

Different companies offer different types of materials for windows and patio doors. Common replacement material includes: vinyl, wood, and fiberglass. Some materials can cost less than others but may not have all the advantages of more expensive options. Marvin Replacement exclusively uses our proprietary Ultrex® fiberglass for our windows and patio doors because of the strength of Ultrex fiberglass vs. vinyl.

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Features + Options

Our design consultants can help guide you through available glass options, which can also impact project costs. We have three window tints available, plus five decorative glass options to add privacy to rooms. You also have three types of glass to pick: standard annealed, tempered, or laminated. You can also add sound transmission class/outdoor-indoor transmission class glass for additional pane thickness.

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Window Type

The type of window you replace can affect the cost. Window types vary and some come larger than others. Casement and awning windows function different than slider windows. Casement and awning windows have more hardware than double hung windows, too. Bay and bow windows have larger assemblies, which can impact windows costs.  

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The size of the windows and patio doors you choose will affect the project cost. We custom build windows and patio doors to provide the views you want for your home. Our bi-fold door can span 22-feet wide while our windows can come in several configurations for panoramic views.

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Budgeting for Windows and Door Replacement

Replacing windows and patio doors is an investment. You can opt to replace all your windows and patio doors at once, or you can do it in phases. You can also choose to pay cash or finance your replacement project. You can finance your project with Marvin Replacement.

  • Many homeowners choose to do their projects in phases. Completing replacement projects in stages can help spread out the cost of a window or door replacement project. It can also help you budget for a replacement project.

  • Homeowners often turn to financing to pay for the cost of their window or door replacement project. Financing can make a project fit into your budget with affordable monthly payments. Financing allows you to increase your purchasing power to replace all your windows and doors at one time.

Why Invest in Replacement Windows and Doors?

Investing in replacement windows and patio doors can help you save money on energy costs.* Glass coatings can help reflect solar heat out of your home in hot climates and retain it in colder climates to help your home feel comfortable in all seasons.

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Resale Value

A replacement window project can recoup between 61.2% and 68.5% of the cost of the project when you sell your home, according to Remodeling Magazine. Fiberglass windows also have a longer useful life expectancy than vinyl.1

1“Life cycle assessment of windows for the North American residential market: Case study” by the University of British Columbia. Scandinavian Journal of Forest Research, 2008.

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Save on Energy Bills

Marvin Replacement windows are energy efficient, which means they can save you money on energy bills when you replace single-pane windows.*

*Savings reflects installing ENERGY STAR certified products compared to non-certified when replacing single pane windows based on the average savings among homes in modeled cities. Actual savings will vary by product type, location, method of installation, individual home characteristics, local climate and conditions, utility rates, and other factors.

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How to Know if You Need Replacement Windows?

Signs you need to replace your windows include:

  • Damage: If your windows have sustained damage, you might need replacement windows. Ultrex fiberglass resists dings and dents that impact other window materials.

  • Higher Energy Bill: If you need a blanket in winter to sit by your windows, consider new energy efficient windows. Our windows can also help you feel comfortable in the summer by reflecting solar heat away.

  • Drafts and Window Leaks: If you’ve seen water issues—those are signs that excess moisture is accumulating. This can lead to mold, mildew, and warping for your windows. Drafty windows mean air is leaking through them. Window drafts reduce your home’s energy efficiency.

  • Hard to Open + Close: When windows and doors have become difficult to open, it can mean they have started to warp over time. The strength of our Ultrex fiberglass makes it more resistant to warping. That means your windows and doors will open and close for years to come.

  • Condensation Between Panes: If you notice window condensation between glass panes, you could have a seal failure. A broken seal could mean getting replacement windows.

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Added Assurance

Marvin Replacement windows and patio doors come with a limited lifetime product warranty and a five-year installation warranty to provide additional peace of mind with your investment.

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What to Look for in a Window Replacement Company

Choosing a windows replacement company is tough. There are many window companies around. You might not know the difference between them. Some window companies work as dealers for national window companies. Others only manufacture windows and do not provide installation services. Knowing what to look for in a window replacement company can help you narrow your search.

Replacement Window Cost

Window replacement cost tends to top the list of what people look for in a window company. Cost shouldn’t serve as the only factor when searching for a window replacement company. Window costs vary by the window frame material, options, and energy efficiency choices. Consider how much a window can save you money, its maintenance, and installation. We provide one-stop shopping from consultation to installation to make window replacement simple.

Window Types

Most window companies offer the same types of windows. But not all window companies have the same features. Marvin Replacement windows feature a slimmer profile so you can enjoy more daylight. We also offer a range of window colors to complement interior and exterior color schemes.  

Window Warranties

Each window company has its own warranty length and policy. Companies back their products with warranties to provide homeowners peace of mind. Researching window company warranties can help with your replacement window search.

Window Energy Efficiency

Many homeowners want energy efficient windows because of the benefits they provide. You can look for ENERGY STAR®-certified windows by asking a window company. Or, you can look for the blue ENERGY STAR sticker on windows. Windows receive ENERGY STAR certification based on your climate zone and window ratings. Windows get independently tested, then certified by the National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC). Windows must meet certain U-Factor and Solar Heat Gain Coefficient (SHGC) levels.

Window Company Reputation

Windows play an important role in your home. They defend against weather, and you want to find a trusted window company. A company’s legacy speaks to its reputation. As a fourth- and fifth-generation family-owned and –led business, Marvin is a premium window and door manufacturer bringing window replacement direct to homeowners at Marvin Replacement.

Window Company Customer Service

A company’s customer service garners attention. You can gauge a window company’s service by its responsiveness. Marvin Replacement’s customer service team remains available to answer any questions. We provide timely updates on the progress of your project. Marvin Replacement also offers a personal Customer Success Manager to handle your project.

Window Replacement Process

The window replacement process should go smooth. A transparent window company that has a no-hassle approach makes replacing windows easy. Marvin Replacement outlines the steps and what to expect.

Window Installation

Purchasing windows is one thing, but having to find an installer is another. Having to find a window installer can further complicate an already challenging task. Marvin Replacement makes window installation simple by arranging the details for you. We back our products with a limited lifetime warranty for as long as you occupy your home. You also receive a five-year installation warranty with Marvin Replacement.

Choosing a Window Company vs. General Contractor

Replacing your windows means trusting someone to do a proper job. Searching for a general contractor to install windows isn’t ideal. General contractors perform several types of home projects. But they might not have the same expertise as a window company. Rest assured with Marvin Replacement that expert window installers will perform the work. We will take care of any necessary permitting to complete your project.

Best Rated Window Replacements

You want experts handling your replacement window installation. You also want the best rated window replacements. U.S. News and World Report’s 360 Reviews ranked us as one of the best window replacement companies.

Frequently Asked Questions

What’s the best material for windows?

The best window material is the strongest material and the most durable. Our Ultrex fiberglass has 8x the strength of vinyl to resist warping and shifting to protect your home. Ultrex also expand 87% less than vinyl to resist leaks and seal failures.

How much do energy efficient windows cost?

Selecting energy efficient windows means finding windows that meet standards set by the National Fenestration Rating Council for specific climate zones. A Marvin Replacement design consultant can review ratings like U-factor, Solar Heat Gain Coefficient (SHGC), Visible Transmittance, and air leakage to find the best windows for hot and cold climates. Energy efficient windows don’t necessarily cost more than other windows, they just need special consideration to meet NFRC ratings.

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When to Replace Your Windows

Determining when it’s time to replace your windows can depend on the specific issue you’re facing. If you’re experiencing a broken window or damaged frame, you’ll likely want to take immediate action—but if you’re looking to refresh your home you might take a little more time to decide.

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