Specialty windows, in general, cost more than conventional rectangular or square windows, but there are many types of specialty windows, ranging from round top to other custom shapes. Here is an overview of various specialty windows and how much they may cost you.
- Round windows – great for small areas, such as on top of doors and in attics; cost an average of $350-$500 for vinyl and $450-$750 for wood and fiberglass.
- Circle top windows – usually used for decoration and increasing natural light, but do not usually open; cost between $250 and $750.
- Oval windows – also great for increasing natural light in small spaces, as well as in vaulted ceilings; average cost is $400-$700.
- Octagon windows – for those who want corners instead of plain round windows; cost between $300 and $600.
- Triangle or trapezoid windows – very interesting design often used in combination with square and rectangular windows; cost an average of $325-$625.
Be aware that these cost estimates are for the windows only, and you may need to spend more for trimmings and other designs. These amounts also depend on the size of the window, the materials used, as well as the intricacy of the window design.
While specialty windows may cost you more, they can also add value to your home with their unique shapes and latest innovations when it comes energy efficiency. They can be placed in almost any part of your home and styled according to your desires.