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What to Consider When Creating a Window Replacement Budget

Whether you’re installing simple double-hungs or grand picture windows, a house window replacement remains an upgrade that can cost a significant amount of money. With that in mind, it’s in your best interest to create a proper and realistic budget for this home improvement task. By doing this, you can prevent overspending in the process.

What to Consider When Creating a Window Replacement Budget

Need help to budget your project? Renewal by Andersen® of Memphis shares some important things to consider to develop a reasonable budget for your upgrade.

  • Material Cost – Getting new windows means you have to essentially pay for new products and materials. The list for material costs seems to be never-ending — from miscellaneous items such as nails or screws to additional tools you need for insulation, finishing and trim. Upon discovering which materials you want to use for the window replacement service, you will have a better idea of your overall expenses.

  • Labor Cost – Of course, you also have to take into account the cost of labor. It often depends on how easily or quickly a contractor can install your new windows. For example, setting up floor-to-ceiling picture windows may cost more than large casement windows. A wide, non-opening window that stretches from one corner to the other requires more effort to install. Nonetheless, it’s still ideal to keep the labor costs as practical and reasonable as possible without sacrificing efficiency.

  • Energy Savings – Savings are a vital part of the budget, as well. If you choose to purchase well-designed and energy-efficient windows, you can enjoy plenty of energy savings in the long run. Buying a window unit with low-E glass and Fibrex® frames can help you minimize your cooling costs in the future.

Planning to give your exterior and interior an update? Turn to Renewal by Andersen of Memphis, the most trusted window company in the region, to ensure a smooth and hassle-free experience. Schedule a FREE consultation by calling us at (901) 779-1178 or by completing our contact form today.


"The men who came out were able to work with each other good and professional showing us how the job would start and how long it would take. While they were doing their job they saw that the windows sills were off balance and very diligent and made it repairable to place the new windows in they cleaned up the area where they were working and made it look like no one had been there. They were very polite."

Andrew Pruitte
Aug 5, 2023

"Renewal by Anderson replaced our windows about a week ago. It made our home look brand new! Absolutely beautiful product!!! All the staff were kind and professional. Jackie and his crew did the installation and we have never had such a professional job done on our home! Highly recommend this company!"

Carley Aldridge
Aug 6, 2023

"I have purchased 16 Anderson windows and they are great. The windows are perfect but the installation was the best. It is a joy having these windows in my 1910 home."

Kay Veazey
Aug 25, 2023

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