21st Century Doors & Windows
10005 Muirlands Blvd., Ste. A Irvine, CA 92618 US
Phone: 949-215-1170 Website: http://www.21stdoors.com

California License #: 982035

We provide door & window services to these cities in Orange County, California:
Aliso Viejo, Anaheim, Brea, Buena Park ,Corona Del Mar, Cypress, Costa Mesa, Coto de Caza, Dana Point, Dove Canyon, Foothill Ranch, Fountain Valley, Fullerton, Garden Grove, Huntington Beach, Irvine, Ladera Ranch, Laguna Beach, Laguna Hills, Laguna Niguel, Laguna Woods, La Habra, Lake Forest, La Palma, Los Alamitos, Monarch Beach, Mission Viejo, Newport Beach, Newport Coast, Orange, Orange  County, Placentia, Portola Hills, Rancho Santa Margarita, Santa Ana, San Clemente, San Juan Capistrano, Seal Beach, Stanton, Trabuco Canyon, Tustin, Villa Park, WestminsterYorba Linda.

We also service limited areas of Los Angeles, Riverside and San Diego Counties.

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The Cost of Vinyl Replacement Windows in Orange County, CA

The Cost of Replacement Vinyl Windows

According to REMODELING Magazine’s Window Cost vs. Value Report, in a mid-range, Simonton Vinyl Cut Awaythe cost of replacement vinyl windows should average $9,720. This is an average of replacing 10 windows in a typical home. At 21st Century Doors & Windows we would estimate between $6,500 to $10,000 for 10 vinyl windows, including installation, based on the quality of the windows and the options chosen.

Now that you’ve got a ballpark number, you need to know that there are many factors can influence the total cost of replacement windows, some of which can make your project much less or much more expensive. When it comes to vinyl replacement windows there are numerous things that can affect the overall costs. Installation prices as well as the quality of the window that is chosen are two of the biggest factors when determining the overall cost of the window. Make sure to research the different manufacturers of vinyl replacement windows and choose one that offers high quality based on the reviews of their products. At 21st Century Doors & Windows we offer vinyl windows made by Simonton, Milgard and PlyGem Products.

When calculating the average cost of window replacement there are several factors that need to be taken into account.  For example; are these windows going to be for new construction or replacement windows?  Are they going to be white vinyl replacement windows or colored vinyl replacement windows? Also what styles are the windows going to be? Double hung windows, casement windows, picture windows; this will all make a difference in price. How would you liked the windows trimmed? Also, will the windows have grids, no grids, low-e, argon; this will also change the final price per window. Is this a single level home or will scaffolding be needed for a second or third story?

So as you can see that calculating the average cost for replacement windows it’s not such a cut and dry answer.  A member of our design team will happily assist you in making these important decisions based upon several factors, and to make sure that you are thrilled with the outcome of our services.

The cost of replacement windows can be the most effective way to increase the value of your home.  Replacement windows should be looked at as an investment, and one where you can reasonably expect your home's value to increase.

Buying vinyl replacement windows, is an important decision and bears looking into all the pros and cons associated with your new windows. Quality vinyl windows vs. inferior ones can affect the value, safety and comfort of your home for many years. Vinyl windows have only been around for about 20 years. How long will they survive? No one really knows, but studies have proven that many of the vinyl windows installed in the early 1980's are failing. In 1996 there were fewer than ten major window manufacturers in the U.S., but there were more than 3,000 different companies manufacturing windows. Roughly half of the replacement windows sold in the United States are vinyl. Some come with a 10, 20 or 30 year warranty, and even a lifetime or double lifetime warranty. Sometimes that warranty is not transferable to a new property owner, and with others it is. Some even go so far as to cover broken glass. The biggest concern you should have when replacing with vinyl windows should not be the cost, but the warranty, stability and strength of the manufacturer that you choose.  With so many in-house and small manufacturers, will they still be around when you need to use your warranty?   

The Pros and Cons of Vinyl Windows 

  • Cost less than wood or fiberglass windows
  • Low maintenance
  • Painting is not required
  • Vinyl is a good insulator
  • Easily manufactured into almost any shape
  • Limited in color options, cannot be painted
  • Lower quality vinyl windows are prone to condensation issues
  • Looks like plastic
  • Lower resale value
  • Not as strong as wood, so frames must be thicker
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