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Window Glass Replacement Cost in 2024

Any kind of window, no matter how old or new, could have its glass broken by a storm, a stray cricket ball, or even a bird. The good news is that window glass replacement can be done on any window. And that’s a great option for property owners who were afraid they would have to replace the whole window.

The cost to replace window glass will vary depending on the type of window, the size of the window, and the complexity of the job. Expect to pay between $300 and $550 per window.

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Window Glass Cost by Window Type​

Cost by window type

Single Hung – $180 – $300

Double Hung – $250 – $450

Casement – $200 – $300

Sliding – $200 – $380

Skylight – $450 – $1800

Window Glass Replacement Cost by Size

The size of the window will also affect the cost of window glass replacement. The smaller the window, the less it will cost to replace the glass.

Small Window (600mm x 610mm) – $180 – $350

Medium Window (944mm x 610mm)- $250 – $420

Large Window (1500mm x 1500mm)- $450 – $800

Extra Large Window (2100mm x 2500mm)- $800 – $1500

Window Glass Replacement by Glass Type

Glass Type Cost (per sqm)
Float Glass $46
Low Iron Glass $138
Toughened Glass $230
Laminated Glass $403
Double Glazing $265
Low E Glass $288

Complexity of Job

Simple Replacement – Replacing the glass in a window that does not require removing the window frame or opening up the wall will be on the lower end of the cost range. These types of jobs can often be done by a handyman or a general contractor.

Complex Replacement – If the window frame needs to be removed or the wall opened up in order to replace the glass, the job will be more complex and will likely cost more. These types of jobs should be done by a licensed professional.

Replacing Glass vs Replacing Whole Window

Replacing the glass in a window is usually much less expensive than replacing the whole window. In most cases, it will cost between $200 and $550 to replace the glass in a window. The cost for replacing the entire window is usually between $800 and $1500. So, if your window is still in good condition but the glass is cracked or broken, replacing the glass is a great option. For more information, you can check out our article Window Replacement vs Glass Replacement

Cost for Emergency Glass Replacement

If you need to have window glass replaced urgently, you can expect to pay a premium for the service. In general, you can expect to pay between $350 to $600 for a standard sized window (944mm x 610mm) if you need emergency glass replacement done after hours or on a weekend.

Cost for Door Glass Replacement

The cost to for door glass replacement will vary depending on the type of door, the size of the door, and the complexity of the job. In general, you can expect to pay between $600 and $1800 to replace glass in a door.

Door Glass Replacement Costs by Type

The cost to replace glass in a door will vary depending on the type of door.

Entry Door – $600 – $1500

Bi-fold Door – $700 – $1500

Sliding Door – $600 – $1800

Sidelights – $180 – $350

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Khalil Chahine

Khalil is the owner of Splendid Window Glass Repairs and has over 8 years experience as a glazier specialising in window glass repair, replacement and installations. Khalil takes great pride in his work and prides himself on providing an excellent service to all of his customers, no matter how big or small the job may be.