How Much Do Pella Replacement Windows Cost?
Pella windows are among the products manufactured by Pella, a family-owned company that produces energy-efficient windows in a variety of styles, shapes, designs, features, and price ranges. With ten production facilities, Pella provides high-quality windows that add value to a home, offset some of the cost of installation, and save on utility bills.
How much does it cost?
- The cost of Pella windows depends on the series, the material is made from, the level of energy efficiency, upgrades, if professional installation is required and retailer you purchase it from. On average, these windows can cost anywhere from as little as $250 to more than $1,150+ each for a typical window with professional installation. Refer to the chart below for a sample of what’s out there.
- Because each situation will be different, consider getting an exact quote for your situation at HomeAdvisor.com. Here, you can receive quotes hassle free through your email.
- According to the official Pella website, the estimated job project for 10 vinyl windows would be about $13,385, while 10 wood windows would cost about $16,789.
- One forum member on FatWallet.com stated he received a quote for $15,000 for about eight windows. This quote for a Pella Proline wood clad replacement. Another member on that same thread was quoted $1,000 each for 10 windows at a local Lowe’s; however, when he contacted the company directly, they quoted about $8,000 for five windows.
|Type of Pella Window||Price Range without Installation|
|Pella 350 Series||$150 to $500+|
|Pella 450 Series||$200 to $400+|
|Pella 750 Series||$400 to $900+|
|Pella 850 Series||$200 to $600+|
|Pella Encompass||$200 to $500+|
|Pella Impervia||$250 to $650+|
Factors that affect the price:
- Material: The type of window chosen affects the cost of Pella windows replacement. The company has a range of both premium and affordable materials that fit different budgets.
- Style: Pella windows are made in a broad array of styles designed to complement existing designs and meet various lifestyle needs.
- Project size: The cost of the window replacement project will vary depending on the scope of the work involved as well as the number and the sizes of the windows to be replaced.
- Installation: Installation costs will depend on several dynamics including the level of difficulty, the size of the project, and if the service provider will quote a flat rate or charge on a per-hour basis. The location will also affect the cost of installing Pella windows.
The types of Pella windows
- The ThermaStar series is the most common window found in its line. These windows will commonly be seen in new construction and won’t be used for replacement windows. These windows will be constructed from vinyl and are double paneled.
- The Impervia line will be made from fiberglass and will have a wooden finish. These windows will be resistant to rot, moisture and can be commonly found installed in the bathroom.
- The Designer series feature triple panes, making it one of the most energy-efficient windows on the market. These windows allow owners to place blinds and/or decorations between the window panes, eliminating dust and dirt.
What is going to be included?
- Pella windows come in different choices: wood, fiberglass, and vinyl. Wood windows provide a natural look and can complement the style of a home through staining or painting. Fiberglass protects the home against extreme weather while providing the appearance of painted wood. Vinyl is the affordable and energy-efficient option.
- Custom and replacement windows are also available.
- Window styles include casement, awning, double-hung, single-hung, sliding, bay or bow, special shapes/fixed, and transom.
- These windows will be sold with a 10-year warranty for the non-glass components, such as the latches, and the glass will come with a 20-year warranty.
- All windows are Energy Star and LEED qualified.
What are the extra costs?
- Hiring a professional contractor can easily add another $100 to $600 per window. While the costs above do include professional installation, you can deduct about 30 to 50 percent if you want an idea on how much these windows would cost if you were to install them on your own.
- Sashes, which are very common with single and double hung windows, can cost about $400 to have one professionally installed.
- If a window sill needs to be replaced, a contractor will probably charge an extra $10 to $25 to replace it.
- In the future, Pella replacement parts may be needed. These parts may range anywhere from a casement, which can retail for $100, to as little as $20 for a new crank operator.
Tips to know:
- These windows can be found at big box retailers, such as Lowe’s, via a local third-party window distributor or through one of the 200 official Pella showrooms in the United States.
- When choosing Pella windows, be sure to consider the features and benefits that are fundamental to your home. Next, pick out the options based on your lifestyle, the purpose or function of the window, the type of weather in your area, and your budget.
- Schedule an in-home appointment with a Pella technician so you can obtain a free quote. This no-obligation quote will provide you with a good estimate on the cost of your Pella window replacement project.
- Read the reviews before deciding on this brand. Keep in mind there are other brands out there that you can consider.
How can I save money?
- One way to save on window replacement costs is to complete the window project in phases, especially if it involves replacing more than one window. When the project is split up, it helps to spread the cost over time.
- Special financing offers are available. These financing options also help spread the cost of the window replacement project eventually. Likewise, ask a representative about current discounts or promotions you can avail of.
- According to Pella, new energy-efficient windows that are installed properly can return homeowners 71 to 78 percent of the project cost upon resale. A replacement project with 10 vinyl windows has an estimated cost of $13,385 and a resale value of $10,252. The cost to replace 10 wood windows is estimated at $16,789 while its resale value is $12,438.
- Get at least three to five quotes before choosing a contractor and retailer. From reading reviews online, it appears as if ordering direct could often be the most expensive route.