European Windows Cost

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In the global market, European systems are highly reputable – after reading the following post, you will most likely understand their phenomenon.

After reading the article, you will know:

What are the European windows called?

European windows are globally understood as tilt and turn windows, which have two basic variants: they open inward or tilt outward.

Why do European windows open two ways?

Tilt-and-turn windows then began to replace common designs, that is two windows with a single pane mounted one in front of the other and opened separately, which was quite problematic. Tilt-and-turn systems had an advantage because it was a single window that was easy to open, its double glazing effectively protected the space against the cold, and tilt additionally allowed the room to be quickly ventilated.

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Are European windows better?

In our opinion – usually yes. The only caveat is that not all European products meet the standards of the specific American state, still, they guarantee:

  • durability and resistance to weather conditions or scratches for many years
  • a wide range of solutions (e.g., tilt-and-turn, bi-fold, fixed windows)
  • easier and more efficient ventilation
  • more favorable thermal parameters
  • greater soundproofing, waterproofing, and security
  • the possibility of making a large structure or personalization, e.g. hiding the wing
  • fitting aesthetically to many architectural styles
  • easier maintenance and cleaning
  • opening effortlessly and without risk
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EU vs US Window Price Comparison

Our simple, easy-to-read illustrated guide will help you quickly understand the prices of windows imported from Europe, as well as windows available from the most popular American manufacturers.

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European windows cost

Based on the cost of Polish windows, which are distinguished in the European market by their low price and high quality, those windows are up to 40% cheaper than American systems. What does the price comparison look like in practice? For example, let’s choose a sliding patio window, in Poland you will pay $949 for a 60 × 80 structure, while in the States the average cost of such a window is more than $2000!

The important factor of the Euro-style windows price is the cost of import. The profitability is connected to the price of a product and product transport. You can check the actual European windows delivery price list here.

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Can you get European windows in the US?

Buying European systems in the US is possible, but generally unprofitable, since they are often imported directly from Europe and overpriced. In the States you will also find profiles that are supposed to imitate the “European style”, but they usually do not reflect the quality of systems produced in the old continent – when choosing such windows, you will simply overpay.

Are you thinking about importing windows directly from Europe? Consult if it is profitable in your case.

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