Doors that are exterior facing must close against weather and intrusion. A common choice for storm door frame material is vinyl-clad wood.
You will find that the cost to install average vinyl storm doors depends upon material and finish grade, size, structural preparation and special needs, and the labor rate.
In the following table the Labor Cost figure is what the able and prepared DIY persons should expect to save by performing the corresponding tasks.
Storm door replacement: remove and dispose of existing door, install new door; include all material, equipment, and waste.
|Item||Unit Cost||Quantity||Line Cost|
|Vinyl-clad wood frame: 36" wide x 80" tall, 3/4 partial light with screen and glass; painted white, satin nickel lockset; with trim, hardware, and touch-up.||$178||each||1||$178|
|Upgrade: additional cost for a fixed exterior awning; aluminum frame and painted panel, gutter edge, with hardware and touch-up.||$231||each||1||$231|
|Remove and dispose: existing door; include transport and non-hazardous dump fees.||$45||per CY||1||$45|
|+ Labor Cost (remove)||$32||per hour||2||$64|
|+ Labor Cost (replace)||$38||per hour||4||$152|
|+ Labor Cost (upgrade)||$38||per hour||3||$114|
Prices range from $223 (vinyl-clad storm door replacement - DIY) to $784(vinyl-clad storm door replacement - upgraded) and also vary depending on your zipcode:
Local costs have been calculated by accounting for labor and material cost differences across different cities. To get accurate cost estimates, indicate yours: