Frequently Asked Questions about Window Installation

Here are some frequently asked questions about window replacement, window installation, door replacement and energy efficient windows.

Q: What is the average cost per window?
A: Depending on the size, shape, and function of the window, the manufacturer, and the material, new replacement windows can run from $400 to over $2,000 per window. 

Q: Why are Fiberglass windows so expensive?
A: Fiberglass windows are made from the very best material available on the window replacement market. Fiberglass will typically last much longer than vinyl, plastic, or wood windows, and can also be painted any color to match a home’s color scheme.

Q: Are wood windows a good investment?
A: Wood windows are a great investment for your home, and with all the new technology that is going into replacement windows, can last almost as long as fiberglass and vinyl windows. 

Q: How often should my home windows be replaced?
A: Home windows should be replaced at least every 25 years if not sooner. Depending on the wear and tear of specific windows, you may lose significant energy efficiency because your window frames are no longer insulated properly. Vinyl, Fiberglass, and Wood windows will all have a different shelf life, and longevity will depend on a number of factors.

Q: Do you carry Renewal by Andersen or Champion Windows? 
A: Renewal by Andersen and Champion are their own manufacturers, and we have a selection of a greater number of manufacturers that provide top quality wood, fiberglass, or vinyl windows.

Q: What is the window replacement process?
A: First, we come to your home or business and give you a full evaluation of your current windows. We then ask you about your budget, and recommend a few solutions to allow you to make the most informed decision on your replacement windows and doors. Our demo process is extraordinary, and our sales team values your needs and issues as it pertains to your home improvement

Q: How long does the window replacement process take?
A: Generally, we remove your current windows in about one day, and can install your new home windows in less than 3 days. We are also able to work on fast timelines as needed, and discuss timelines with each customer before they purchase replacement windows.

Q: How should I contact you?
A: Simply call Fort Collins Windows & Doors at 970-372-5120 or complete the quote form on any one of our pages to get a call back from our owner.