Storm Window

Definition

An additional window panel, mounted outside or inside a primary window, that provides insulation and damage protection during inclement weather.

Things you need to know

The windows, themselves, can be made of glass, rigid plastic panels, or flexible plastic sheets. Glass offers the best visibility.

Also known as

Storm Sash

Cost Considerations

Storm window units range from $100 to $300 depending on the type of material used. Plastic framed versions are the least expensive option, while wood tends to be the most expensive. Labor costs for installation generally run $70 $130 per window. Storm windows can help reduce heating and cooling costs by up to 33% or more.

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