Updated: Aug 23
Window Type for Mid to High-rise Condominiums
For mid to high-rise condominiums, windows must be commercially rated as they need to be structurally stronger to withstand high wind loads. commercially rated aluminum window is the most popular option. Aluminum windows are considered one of the most economic options for their durability and thermal efficiency.
Features of Aluminum Window
Great structural strength
Another important aspect of commercial windows is glass. It's required to install tempered or heat-strengthened glasses for high-rises. We recommend you get a high-performance glass package with low E and Argon gas.
Other Factors to Consider for Condo Window Replacement
Most condo associations have specific guidelines and standards for window types to be installed to maintain aesthetic consistency and meet other building requirements. It’s important you communicate with your condo association about your plan for window replacement and be aware of product requirements. This will fasten the whole process based on the condo’s approval. Check if your condominium has a budget to cover window replacement costs as well.
Lastly, you would like to check if the product has a good warranty from a reputable manufacturer and if your contractor provides any warranty for their installation services. Product should have a minimum of 10 years of warranty.
Condominium Window and Door Replacement Cost
Just like any other windows, the cost of condominium window and door replacement depends on how many windows or doors you are replacing, which window type, and window size. Yet, for mid to high-rise condominium window replacement, finding an experienced and licensed contractor is as important as finding the right product for your building requirements. You would like to make sure they have at least 10 years of experience and specialty in installing commercial windows. Labor costs would vary depending on contractors and where you are located. Reach out to a few of your local contractors and request for free estimates. Prices listed in estimates include labor costs.
Costs by Window Types
These are the estimates for some of the most popular window and doors. All listed products come with extruded fiberglass mesh screen tempered Low E/Argon high performance glass package, and dual thermal break technology.
· Sliding glass door (96” x 95”): $3,000 - $5,000
· 2 panel Horizontal sliding window (94” x 60”): $1,500- $2,500
· Fixed Picture Window (48” x 94”): $1,300 - $1,600
These estimates are updated in 2022, and price can vary depending on market situation.
WHO WE ARE
OneSource is a leader in supplying and installing high-quality replacement products for condominiums. As a company dedicated to providing high-quality products and installation experience, our highly-trained team will ensure a seamless installation process from start to finish.
As a company that specializes in condominiums, One Source understands the unique needs that each building needs. We work directly with condominium boards and homeowners to guarantee our products meet building specifications, and match aesthetic sightlines. We will help you determine the best products suited for your building requirements and budget.
All our products come with a high-performance glass package suited to high-rise buildings. Each product is engineered specifically to your building’s requirements and matches existing sightlines and configurations. Unlike vinyl windows that are commonly used in residential homes, our aluminum windows are equipped with thermal break technology which greatly reduces the surface conductivity, in turn making your unit warmer, safer, and quieter.
Our installation and replacement services include a full cleaning of the interior and exterior glass panels (on operable windows). Our technician will also completely clean your windows seal and confirm that the drainage system is free of dirt and debris.
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