What does it cost to double glaze the average 3 bed semi?
The cost of uPVC casement double glazed windows for a flat of 4 windows would be around £2140. A uPVC frame is one of the cheapest options whilst aluminium and wooden frames tend to cost more. The cost will also depend on the material, size and style of windows that you choose.
Popular styles of windows are casement, sash, tilt turn and French . The cheapest option is usually casement, with hardwood sliding sash windows coming in as the more expensive type of window to buy & ft.
The following table will give you a general idea about the cost of double glazed windows – it’s only a rough guide to double glazed windows prices, so don’t be surprised if the cost you get quoted in not the same as what we show below – each job is priced based on the individual circumstances of the project at hand.
You can find figures on the web for a single double glazed window costing about £300 per unit – but if you allow £400 to £500 per window, then you will get a pleasant surprise if they cost less.
The cost of double glazing for a 3 bed semi- detached house can range anywhere from £3,500 upwards – For a 4 bed semi-detached house with 10 windows the cost should be around £4,500 or more – if you are including a good quality front & back door, then you could add at least £1,000 to the total cost.
|NUMBER OF WINDOWS||UPVC||Aluminium||Timber|
|up to 4 – prices from|| £2,000||£2,300||£2,800|
|up to 8 – prices from|| £4,000||£4,500||£5,000|
|up to 10 – prices from|| £4,500||£6,500||£6,500|
|up to 12 – prices from|| £5,500||£8,000||£7,000|
It would be advisable to ask for discount if you have more than 5 windows. The location of the windows will also affect the price. The installation costs of windows located above the ground floor will be higher.
Some better known “brands” are Safestyle, Anglian, Zenith and Everest.
Please note the following points to get the best deal.
- Compare quotes from a minimum of 4 independent installers.
- Make sure that the companies are registered with FENSA / CERTASS / GGF / DGCOS
- Do some research on the company that quotes you.
- Don’t be in a rush to sign an order, especially if you are being tempted “time limited” special offers or discounts. A reputable company will be happy for you to take your time.
- Where practical, try to speak to nearby clients of the company quoting you. Otherwise ask for genuine testimonials.