Window Replacement

Project description

Mid-range

Replace 10 existing 3-by-5-foot double-hung windows with vinyl- or aluminum-clad, double-glazed, wood replacement windows. Wrap existing exterior trim as required to match. Do not disturb existing interior trim.

Mid-range
Market Job Cost Resale Value Cost Recouped
National Average $9,568 $8,673 84.8%
Atlanta 8,934 6,336 70.9
Boston 10,424 12,333 118.3
Buffalo, N.Y. 9,545 4,833 50.6
Chicago 10,817 6,625 61.2
Cincinnati 9,571 5,542 57.9
Cleveland 10,143 6,250 61.6
Columbus, Ohio 9,468 8,813 93.1
Dallas 8,785 4,000 45.5
Denver 9,050 5,000 55.2
Detroit 10,330 4,860 47.0
Houston 8,957 4,333 48.4
Indianapolis 9,460 5,591 59.1
Kansas City, Mo. 9,491 7,300 76.9
Los Angeles 10,483 11,250 107.3
Miami 8,583 11,014 128.3
Milwaukee 9,987 13,488 135.1
Minneapolis 10,957 10,000 91.3
New Orleans 8,744 7,749 88.6
New York 10,542 11,775 111.7
Norfolk, Va. 7,988 4,650 58.2
Orlando, Fla. 8,269 6,467 78.2
Philadelphia 10,243 7,500 73.2
Phoenix 9,017 5,864 65.0
Pittsburgh 9,755 5,695 58.4
Portland, Ore. 9,580 6,941 72.5
Providence, R.I. 9,831 15,500 157.7
St. Louis 10,185 7,240 71.1
Sacramento, Calif. 9,841 7,214 73.3
Salt Lake City 8,699 4,750 54.6
San Antonio 8,676 5,679 65.5
San Diego 10,271 16,727 162.9
San Francisco 11,002 14,170 128.8
Seattle 10,219 13,370 130.8
Tampa, Fla. 8,375 7,263 86.7
Washington, D.C. 8,669 10,681 123.2

Upscale

Replace 10 existing 3-by-5-foot double-hung windows with double-glazed, simulatedĀ­divided-light windows. Interior finish of alder or cherry; exterior finish of copper or aluminum cladding. Trim interior to match window material; trim exterior to match existing.

Upscale
Market Job Cost Resale Value Cost Recouped
National Average $15,577 $16,168 87.0%
Atlanta 14,921 11,289 75.7
Boston 16,424 30,000 182.7
Buffalo, N.Y. 15,545 6,667 42.9
Chicago 16,816 10,750 63.9
Cincinnati 15,572 9,625 61.8
Cleveland 16,143 10,000 61.9
Columbus, Ohio 15,468 14,625 94.6
Dallas 14,785 6,000 40.6
Denver 15,050 7,500 49.8
Detroit 16,330 10,900 66.7
Houston 14,957 12,250 81.9
Indianapolis 15,460 8,292 53.6
Kansas City, Mo. 15,491 12,500 80.7
Los Angeles 16,483 19,600 118.9
Miami 14,583 20,000 137.1
Milwaukee 15,987 14,838 92.8
Minneapolis 16,956 16,333 96.3
New Orleans 14,744 11,207 76.0
New York 16,822 17,257 102.6
Norfolk, Va. 13,988 8,667 62.0
Orlando, Fla. 14,629 14,600 99.8
Philadelphia 16,243 10,750 66.2
Phoenix 15,017 8,045 53.6
Pittsburgh 15,755 9,174 58.2
Portland, Ore. 15,560 11,333 72.8
Providence, R.I. 15,831 25,000 157.9
St. Louis 16,185 11,013 68.0
Sacramento, Calif. 15,841 11,357 71.7
Salt Lake City 14,697 8,875 60.4
San Antonio 14,676 11,708 79.8
San Diego 16,271 23,273 143.0
San Francisco 17,002 22,137 130.2
Seattle 16,219 20,805 128.3
Tampa, Fla. 14,375 13,600 94.6
Washington, D.C. 14,369 16,724 116.4