Replacement Window Basics - Ecoline Windows


Which Replacement Windows Should You Get?

When getting new replacement windows you should consider their energy efficiency, how easy they are to operate, and what function they serve in each room.

Crank vs. Sliding Windows

Crank windows (casement, awning) are a more expensive, but better performing option. They are made with a compression seal around the moving part of the window. When these windows are closed, the compression seal makes them an airtight unit for best performance. Crank windows are also much easier to operate, as the window is opened and closed with a mechanism. These windows are great for hard to reach places, oversize windows, and areas where you want the most comfort.

Sliding and hung windows usually have weather stripping in the place where the moving part meets the frame. Weather stripping is not as efficient as a compression seal. Sliding windows don’t perform as well as crank ones do, but they are also cheaper, making them ideal for budget installations. These windows are great for allowing ventilation in smaller openings, in rooms where comfort is not a priority, or where a window can be easily accessed.

How long does it take for a replacement project?

Depending on the size of your order, style of the windows your choose, and any additional customizations, your window replacement project may take 6-10 weeks to manufacture, deliver, and install.

At Ecoline Windows

  • We take care of supplying and installing the windows.
  • We dispose of your old windows.
  • We manufacture triple or double pane windows to meet the toughest climate requirements in Canada.
  • We offer all common styles of windows. Our window options include casement, awning, slider, hung, bay, bow, shape and combination windows.
  • We specialize in energy efficient vinyl windows and patio doors.

Crank windows are more energy efficient and easier to operate.

Although slider windows aren't as efficient, they often provide a comfortable solution at a fraction of the cost.

How Much Do Replacement Windows Cost?

What is included in the price of your window order:

  • Supply, installation, and disposal of your old windows
  • All standard window features
  • 25-year warranty on hardware and glass

The exact price of your windows depends on their size, style, and the current condition of the walls around the opening:

  • Bedroom or Kitchen window prices can range between $800 and $1600 on average.
  • Bow or Bay window prices usually range between $2,800 to $4,500
  • Living room window prices range between $1,800 to $3,000
  • Standard size patio door prices range between $1,500 and $2,000
  • Basement window prices are on average between $450 – $800

We want to answer all the questions you have about replacement windows and provide you with an exact price, without any hidden fees. We find it necessary to see the structure of your home, the style of your windows, and types of interior and exterior finishes in order to come up with an accurate quote.
casement slider pricing table
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    Patio doors can accommodate any standard or custom-sized openings up to 12 feet in width.

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    Bay and Bow windows are a great way to add extra space and light to a room and create a unique design piece for your home.

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    Fixed windows do not open. High profile frames are better suited for casement and awning windows. Low profile frames are well suited for slider and hung

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