Windows that are exterior facing must close against weather and intrusion. The Bay Window is a classic design that adds to interior space and comfort, and exterior appeal.
You will find that the cost to install average aluminum-clad bay windows depends upon material and finish grade, size and dimensions, preparation and structural modifications, 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.
Bay window replacement: remove and dispose of existing window and replace with a bay window; include costs for miscellaneous material, equipment, and waste.
|Item||Unit Cost||Quantity||Line Cost|
|Aluminum-clad window set: wood frame, 86" wide x 56" tall; fixed center glass, 2 opening flankers; 7/8" insulating glass and 2 screens; all trim, sealing, hardware and the asphalt shingle bay-roof section.||$2,192||each||1||$2,192|
|Upgrade: additional cost to install copper roofing in place of standard asphalt shingles on bay-roof section; both options include wood framing of new roof section, insulation, hardware, and weatherproofing.||$1,053||each||1||$1,053|
|+ Labor Cost (standard)||$38||per hour||8||$304|
|+ Labor Cost (upgrade)||$38||per hour||4||$152|
Prices range from $2,192 (86 inch wide aluminum-clad bay window - DIY) to $3,701(86 inch wide aluminum-clad bay window - 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: