Cost of Replacing Misted Double Glazing Units

31 August 2021

The cost of replacing misted double glazing units varies depending on the type of unit that you need to replace. You can get quotes from different providers in order to find out how much it will cost for your specific case. This article will cover the cost of replacing a misted double glazed unit, so that you have an idea of how much it may set you back.

What is a misted double glazing unit?

If your windows look like they have water trapped inside them, then this is a sign that you have a misted double glazing unit. Worn or broken seals or improperly sealed units can allow moisture to enter between the panes of glass within the unit, trapping the moisture and causing it to mist up.

A misted double glazing unit can result in reduced energy efficiency, and subsequently, energy bills rising, so it’s imperative that you identify the issue as early as possible and seek to rectify it.

How much does it cost to replace a misted double glazing unit?

The cost of replacing a misted double glazing unit depends on the type of window that is to be replaced. As a rule of thumb, the large the window, the more expensive it will be to replace.

For example, a large bay window could cost around £300 to replace, whereas a smaller window could cost around £130. It’s therefore to look at the size of window you have that needs to be replaced, and using the two figures mentioned, should give you a rough ballpark.

To help out, we have pulled together a table of average prices to replace a double glazed unit.

Window style and sizePriceAverage cost
Standard double glazed bay (fixed) window£200 – £250£225
Standard double-glazed bay (opener) window£250 – £330£300

Armed with these average costs, you’re now in the knowledge of what to expect when it comes to replacing a misted double glazing unit. Nonetheless, make sure to look around and get quotes from at least 3 different installers, to make sure you’re getting a fair price.

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