New windows - what they cost!


If you own an old house or you want to buy one that still has old, inadequately insulated windows, you literally throw good money out of the window - just from the heating costs. Sooner or later, you will not have to worry about the investment and have to install new, optimally thermally insulated windows. That sounds expensive at first. But you can save a lot of money by intensive research and comparison of offers.

Wooden windows or plastic windows, retailers or hardware store?

Whether you prefer the stylish wooden window or the easy-care plastic window depends on your own preferences and also on the style of the house. For detailed restoration restored old farmhouse plastic windows do not quite fit. Fortunately, these days they do not distinguish high-quality wooden windows from the U-value, not from the plastic windows, which are available in a wide variety of decors and colors. The Internet offers a wealth of information, it is important to look at the topic in detail. Only when you know exactly what you want, you can also ask for offers and compare the prices. Of course you can also choose the inexpensive option and buy the windows in the nearest hardware store. But firstly, professional window installation is more than average home improvement and secondly, not all windows in old homes have standard building standards.

A small calculation example

There are very interesting possibilities on the internet. You can, for example, enter the dimensions of the windows in different designs, glazing, size and so on and browse a bit. A 1 mx 1.2 m, two-leaf window, one side rotating, one side tipping, frame plastic inside and outside white, profile 6-chamber system with three seals, double-glazed with handles and fittings in basic safety standard comes on without shutters and window sills on 250.00 euros. Of course, here comes the installation. But then you already have a clue to compare the prices of local providers. Because not only the pure material prices can vary, also assembly or approach costs are quite different. Compare worthwhile.


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