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Costs of Sliding Windows

Horizontal sliding window costs vary depending on the size of the window, the add-ons a homeowner chooses, and sometimes from geographical location to location. An average price is around $125 per window, not including installation. These are a popular choice because of the low cost, the ease of installation and the low amount of maintenance they require.

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Factors contributing to the cost of sliding windows

Sliding window prices vary widely, depending on several factors. One of those is the size of the window. Small sliding windows can be purchased at home improvement stores for as little as $50. More standard sized windows run anywhere from $80 up to several hundred dollars. The differences in cost also have to do with where the windows are purchased. Windows ordered from a window manufacturer will be more expensive than those purchased at a home improvement store, though the quality may be much the same. The reason for this is that most window manufacturers custom make their windows to your exact specifications, whereas the windows at home improvement stores are generally the most standard sizes.

Another factor contributing to the cost of sliding windows is the material the frame is made of. The most popular option is vinyl, which is strong, yet flexible and a non-conducting material, so not much heat escapes through the frame. Other materials used for frames are aluminum, wood, aluminum or vinyl clad wood, steel and fiberglass. Vinyl is the most inexpensive option, and the cost goes up if you choose a different material for the frame.

The last factor that contributes to the cost of this style of window is the amount of energy efficient add-ons you choose. These windows are double-paned, with a pocket of air between the two panes that decreases heat loss. Upgrades can include adding a third pane of glass, adding an insulating gas between the panes, and any number of coatings that can be added to the glass to increase efficiency.

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