Bay windows have been hugely popular since the Victorian architecture of the 1870s and it still holds appeal for homeowners to this day. Bay windows are a combination of three or more windows that angle out beyond the exterior wall and can be described as a protruding balcony of sorts. They are also commonly installed with window seats, which makes for a breathtaking view and a great opportunity to enjoy some direct sunlight.
Bay windows are a very popular choice for kitchens, bedrooms, living rooms and home offices, making this a great choice for both modern or classic homes, semi- and detached houses as well as in blocks of flats.
Why Choose Bay Windows
Bay windows are an extremely popular choice for anyone interested in increasing the flow of natural light into the home. With a panoramic view, you’ll be able to let more natural light in than ever before. This provides an immediate perk in terms of energy savings. With more sunshine channeling into your room, you could be saving on your heating costs. For home and workplaces, the benefits of natural light are numerous, and this type of design can improve your quality of life almost instantly. Bay windows also offer a view that most ordinary flat windows simply don’t and room appear much larger.
Bay Windows For Your Home
If you are thinking of replacing your old windows, a bay window can completely transform your home. Moreover, this type of window will add massive value to your home if you’re ever interested in selling. However, with this type of window, it’s highly recommended that you avoid DIY installations. By allowing a professional installation, you will have you installation done in less time, leaving you with beautiful windows to enjoy for years to come.
What Are The Average Costs Of Bay Windows For Your Home?
Basic Level Bay Window Prices:
The basic level, probably using UPVC frames, will cost around £470 for materials such as: the glass, framework, cement, roofing, fixtures, supports and incidental extras.
For installation of this standard type of bay window, the cost will in total be approximately £850.
Mid Level Bay Window Prices:
Using wooden framing and therefore superior joinery, will require a higher grade and more durable finished materials such as: the cement, roofing, weatherproofing, fixtures, supports and incidental extras and of course the glass itself. These will cost around £680 with installation, would be approximately £1200.
Premium Level Bay Window Prices:
More complex configurations, a top of the range material will be used throughout, in materials such as: energy efficient glass, cement, interior trimming, weatherproofing, fixtures, supports, incidental extras, roofing and possible gully installment. These will cost around £1000; plus for installation of this premium level type of bay window, would be approximately £2,200.
Bay Window Prices By Manufacturer
|Window Brand||Unit Price(Supplied)||Window Price with Installation|
|Jeld-Wen Bay Windows||£460-£1320||£600-£3400|
|Andersen Bay Windows||£640-£1400||£150-£2800|
|Marvin Bay Windows||£670-£1300||£985-£2250|
Bay Window Considerations
If you do decide to have a bay window installed, take heed. This is not the type of window that you want to opt for the cheapest one available. Low-budget bay windows are very risky, and a poorly constructed window might have several problems. You’ll also want to make sure that you have the right professional on the job. Poor installations can lead to many problems and without the correct support, the window might begin to sag. This inevitably leads to a window that needs to be replaced. The tight angles on a bay window might also make it difficult to install any hardware to it, and if you don’t have a knowledgeable professional to assist, you run the risk of damaging the window.
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