In 2009 I wrote an article about the price of installed components of a home.  You would think that due to the state of the economy, all prices would be lower in 2012.  According to an unscientific survey of a number of trusted contractors who are often the low bidders, many prices have gone up-especially windows.  You can see the original prices at ‘How Much’ The amended survey follows:

We are frequently asked the cost of building a project. Universally the answer is: It depends what you build. Following is a list of some of the elements that go into homes in our region and their installed costs. The prices will vary depending on the supplier, contractor and the market conditions at the time of the bid.

The Estimated Installed Costs Of Building Components 020812

Estimated Installed Costs of Building Components From Contractor Survey

About the Author: James Crisp

James M. Crisp has been an architect for well over 30 years. His architectural firm, Crisp Architects, designs projects throughout New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and Massachusetts. In April of 2007, Taunton Press published 'On the Porch' by James M. Crisp and Sandra Mahoney.

Share This Story, Choose Your Platform!


  1. Fc387A27F30D832C7Bbce8Ff71831Cf3?S=54&R=G
    Terina Gaal November 6, 2012 at 10:18 am

    Are the “industry standard” Marvin windows the Integrity line or the Ultimate Double Hung line?

  2. 9966Fa73Dfbe03C7Aeb62Ee4B903E3E0?S=54&R=G
    joyce Landry March 12, 2013 at 10:55 am

    Thanks, great information! Joyce

Leave A Comment