Affordable Replacement Window Prices in St. Paul & Minneapolis, MN

What You Should Know About Window Replacement Costs

Many window replacement companies inflate costs to cover their large expenses. We keep our overhead low to provide absolute quality at a lower price. Every replacement window company in Minneapolis and St. Paul says they have the best prices. But simple math tells you that 99% of those claims can’t possibly be true.

Pile of cash on white background.Some companies will show you what seems like a low price… but in reality, it’s a price for an inferior product or a project that doesn’t include everything you need.

And in some cases, a company doesn’t have a better price at all — they just tell you they do and hope you don’t shop around later and find out they were lying.

So how can you know if you’re truly getting the best price? Learn as much as you can about the company to see how and why they set their prices where they do. Many times, you’ll find that a company actually sets its prices quite high to cover its overhead, sales commissions, advertising costs, and so on.

At Zen Windows, we don’t have that problem. We run an efficient, no-frills operation that allows us to sell the absolute best products and the absolute best prices.

Here’s How Zen Windows Offers Low Prices & Keeps the Quality

  • Blue skies with sun shining on two-story blue/gray home with many windows.Smart advertising: We keep our advertising to a minimum. Homeowners love us, so most of our business comes from referrals. We don’t shell out $1,000+ for a single customer like some window companies do.
  • Lowest overhead: We provide quotes over phone and email, so we don’t have official “salespeople.” This allows us to save BIG money on commissions, resources, and labor. We then pass the savings on to you.
  • We buy factory-direct: We get our windows straight from the manufacturer to avoid markups and higher prices. This lets us set our prices lower than most replacement window companies in the Twin Cities.
  • Expert window installation: Even though we have a lifetime warranty on labor, we rarely get callbacks. Our skilled craftspeople do the job right the first time, so we don’t incur extra costs having to go back and fix problems.
  • We like to win: We simply like being the number one Minneapolis/St. Paul window company when it comes to high quality at low prices. Beating the competition is just plain fun.

How Much Should You Pay for a Good Replacement Window in the Twin Cities?

Note: Prices listed are for insert installation, which leaves your current frame intact. For details on the difference between insert and full-frame installation, visit our window Q & A page.

$389? Hardly.

While this sounds like a great deal, it’s actually the “too good to be true” price. Sub-$400 replacement windows are what industry insiders call “investment grade” windows… or in other words, windows typically used for cheap rental properties.

These windows can look high quality, but don’t be fooled — on a scale of 1 to 10, their energy efficiency and performance are a 2 or 3 at best.

$1,400+? Save Your Money.

You should never pay $1,400 for a white double hung replacement window. For a  vinyl replacement windows in Minneapolis and St. Paul, these prices are just too high.

It’s not that the windows aren’t high quality — it’s just that you can find the same quality window for about half the cost if you shop around. Companies with these prices typically have high overhead and costly expenses.

$899–$999? The Sweet Spot.

White Vinyl double-hung replacement windows in this price range provide the looks, performance, and energy efficiency you need without costing you an arm and a leg.

Our windows fall into this price range and are shown to be of the same or better quality as windows twice the price. They’re also backed by a lifetime product warranty that includes glass breakage.

If you want the best price on replacement windows in the Minneapolis and St. Paul areas, request a window quote today. We’d love to hear from you.