New windows will not only improve how your home looks, but also your family’s comfort. This investment will help you save on your energy costs by improving ventilation and keeping the heating or air conditioning inside. Besides finding a reliable window company, creating a realistic budget also helps with your project’s success.
Here are helpful budgeting tips for a window replacement project.
Plan in Advance
Even before you start planning your project, you need to decide how much you can spend on it and where you will get your funds. Doing so can save you from stress and other issues before the actual project starts. It will also help you determine if certain upgrades are within your budget. You can get an idea about the cost of new windows in your area by obtaining estimates from at least three different companies.
Consider the Cost of Materials and Labors
Among the first things to consider when budgeting for a window replacement is material and labor costs. Materials could include nails, tools and other items required to help with the insulation and trim. Labor costs vary by window contractor, but it usually depends on the number of windows to be replaced and how much time the project will take to accomplish.
Take Note of Old Window Removal Costs
One more thing you need to consider is the cost of removing your old windows. Your contractor may charge you for the removal of the old units as well as the disposal of the refuse materials. While it is usually not a significant amount, you should still factor it in when planning a window replacement budget.
Whether you need energy-efficient windows or doors, you can depend on Renewal by Andersen® of Wyoming. Call us at (307) 472-2199, or fill out our contact form to get a free estimate. We work with homeowners in Casper, Douglas and nearby communities around Wyoming.