Don’t let your remodeling budget go over-board by hidden surprises – understand what the average installed costs for French Doors is in your zip code by using our handy calculator. If you’re looking for the Cost of French Door materials and what installation cost might be, you’ve come to the right place.
As an experienced licensed home improvement contractor, I know first hand what it should cost for various levels — from Basic, Better, and of course the best. The French Doors estimator will provide you with up to date pricing for your area. Simply enter your zip code and the number of French Doors needed (Units), next click update and you will see a breakdown on what it should cost to have doors installed in your home.
Standard French Doors size’s are: 6’ft. 8″ in Height by 36″ Wide. * Please Note: United Inches is where you add the height and the width of a door. I.e : the standard French door would measure 84″ inches in height by 36″ wide, for a total of 120 united inches.
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- Cost can add up quickly, especially if you’re a novice and have never attempted a French Door installation before. I would strongly recommend you hire a licensed and Insured French Doors contractor to perform the installation for you.
- Be sure to have a copy of the French Doors Manufacturer’s recommended installation requirements before starting, to make sure your project doesn’t end up costing you more money in the long-run.
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- Get at least 3-5 estimates before hiring a French Doors contractor — estimates are typically free, unless it’s a service call for a repair.
- Expect the French Doors prices to fluctuate between various companies – each and every company have different operation expenses and over-head.
- Try to get prices in late Fall, early winter – you should expect aggressive pricing discounts by waiting for a contractor’s down season.
- Try to budget and additional 7-15% more on top of what our calculator gives out – I.e; difficult configurations, patterns, the additional complexity of your home will add to the French Doors costs.
- Visit every supply house that sell your particular brand of French Doors and try to negotiate a better price with each supplier – I save on average 20%.
- Remember, there are multiple styled homes in the U.S – from: Contemporary, colonial, cape-cod style, ranch, bungalow, Victorian, etc. So keep that in mind and try to budget a little more, before starting your French Doors project.
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