Casement Window Installation Cost

The average cost of installing a casement window is $1,480‚Äč.

How much does it cost to install or replace casement windows?

Casement windows are made of various materials and are usually exterior facing and so must provide the desired level of security, appearance, and weather sealing properties including the window glass.

Average casement window 1 costs vary by material, size, labor rate, and decorative quality of the window frame finish.

Cost breakdown

The Labor Cost figures in the following table are what the DIY person could save by performing the work.

Casement window 1 replacement: to remove and dispose of a window and replace it with a casement window 1 having two panes that open and with screens. Include costs for insulating glass, equipment, miscellaneous material, waste, hardware, all trim and sealing, and final touch-up.

ItemUnit CostQuantityLine Cost
Vinyl 2 window: mid grade 36" wide x 60" tall; no-paint surfaces.$650each1$650
Upgrade: additional cost for a wood window; top grade 48" wide x 48" tall, pre-finished natural interior, no-paint exterior clad. $540each1$540
Remove and dispose:  existing window; include transport and non-hazardous dump fees.$40per CY1$40
Material Cost
each1$1230
+ Labor Cost (remove)$30per hour2$60
+ Labor Cost (replace)$38per hour5$190
$1230 Total Cost$1480each1

$1480


Enhancement and improvement costs

  • Upgrade: additional cost for a medium-duty fixed panel exterior awning; aluminum frame and white painted panel; rain gutter front edge - $230, plus labor 3 hours of labor cost $110, for a total cost of $340.

Additional considerations and costs

  • Casement windows 1 open very widely and provide excellent ventilation; however their opening may interfere with exterior patio or walkway use.
  • Each related Cost Guide reviews typical upgrades and accessories.
  • The prices here are for provider service in their immediate area.
  • Not included are taxes or permit fees.
  • If neccesary, the opening of a wood-framed exterior wall will cost around $55 to $75 per square foot.
  • The homeowner should be informed during provider inspection of any repair or structural modification issues.
  • The replacement of 3 or more windows should result in a reduction of these unit prices.
  • In some localities a subsidy for efficiency upgrade may be available.
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Remodeling Terms Cheat Sheet

Definitions in laymen's terms, cost considerations, pictures and things you need to know.
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1 Casement window: A window that is attached to the frame by hinges on the side of the window, allowing them to open like a door.
2 Vinyl: A synthetic plastic made from ethylene and chlorine. Vinyl has many applications in the construction industry and it is widely used in sidings, window frames, roofing and gutters, among others

Cost to install casement windows varies greatly by region (and even by zip code). To get free estimates from local contractors, please indicate yours.

Labor cost by city and zip code

Compared to national average
Amarillo, TX
-15%
Athens, GA
-9%
Atlanta, GA
+24%
Aurora, CO
+10%
Austin, TX
+13%
Bozeman, MT
-18%
Bronx, NY
+32%
Brookline, MA
+51%
Brooklyn, NY
+16%
Charleston, SC
-1%
Charlotte, NC
+6%
Chicago, IL
+40%
Clarksville, TN
-13%
Cleveland, OH
+7%
Colorado Springs, CO
-3%
Columbus, OH
+5%
Cunningham, TN
-13%
Dallas, TX
+10%
Daly City, CA
+51%
Denver, CO
+1%
Detroit, MI
+16%
Duluth, GA
+16%
Elk Grove, CA
+6%
Ferndale, MI
+16%
Fort Lauderdale, FL
+2%
Fresno, CA
-6%
Garland, TX
+8%
Gilbert, AZ
-2%
Greensboro, NC
-9%
Hialeah, FL
-2%
Houston, TX
+24%
Indianapolis, IN
+6%
La Habra, CA
+19%
Langhorne, PA
+29%
Las Vegas, NV
+7%
Littleton, CO
+2%
Long Beach, CA
+16%
Los Angeles, CA
+11%
Lumberton, NC
-38%
Macon, GA
+20%
Miami, FL
+1%
Milwaukee, WI
+12%
Minneapolis, MN
+25%
Mobile, AL
-8%
Naperville, IL
+47%
Nashville, TN
+21%
New Orleans, LA
+35%
Oceanside, CA
+8%
Pearland, TX
+16%
Pennington, NJ
+28%

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