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Whether you have damaged windows or live in an older home in the North Elevation neighborhood, replacing your windows adds value to your home and helps you save money on heating and cooling. The Billings Gazette has partnered with ConsumerAffairs to create this guide by comparing customer reviews, window selections and local availability of 64 businesses and choosing 10 favorites from the top window replacement companies in Billings.

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Choosing a replacement window company in Billings

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When you’re looking for a window company in Billings to replace the windows in your home, you want to start by finding those that are registered with the state of Montana. Then, find out what each company specializes in and what its reputation is in the community by asking family and friends, reading reviews and checking references. Make sure a company has the type of windows you’re looking for, especially if you want a specific material or a custom shape.

Windows come in many styles and sizes. Here are the most popular styles of windows in Billings:

  • Double-hung windows are the most popular residential windows and are often found all over the house, including in hallways, bedrooms and kitchens. They have top and bottom panels that move up and down vertically. Single-hung windows also have two panels, but only the bottom panel slides up and down.
  • Hopper windows open into the house and are usually found in basements and crawl spaces to provide ventilation.
  • Specialty windows are common in living rooms and custom homes. They’re made in custom sizes to fit the design of a home. Shape windows are custom-made as well and come in uncommon shapes like triangles.
  • Picture windows don’t open but allow in lots of natural light, add curb appeal and provide unobstructed views. They’re commonly found in the living room and kitchen.
  • Bay windows are multiple windows extending out at an angle. Bow windows are similar and extend out at a curve. Bow and bay windows are typically found at the front of a home because they add to curb appeal and provide panoramic views.
  • Horizontal sliding windows have a panel that slides horizontally on a track and are found in bathrooms, bedrooms and kitchens.
  • Casement windows have a hinged panel at the side so they can open away from the home and provide ventilation. They’re found in bedrooms and living rooms as well as kitchens.

It’s common for Billings window companies to offer energy-efficient windows with two to three panes of glass and low-emissivity (low-E) coating to keep your home warm during cold Montana winters and cool during the summer.

Windows are made from vinyl, fiberglass, aluminum and wood. For Billings homeowners who prefer low-maintenance products, vinyl windows are durable and look like wood windows without all the upkeep.

Before choosing a window installation company, get multiple written estimates and ask if installation is included in the price. Request information about the warranty on new windows, also. Most companies provide free in-home consultations to answer your questions and provide a quote.

How much does window replacement cost in Billings?

To replace all the windows in a home in Billings, it costs between $4,400 to $5,800, on average, including the window installation cost. Each window costs anywhere between $150 to more than $4,000. Replacing bay windows costs more than replacing double- and single-hung windows because of the design. The window frame material also affects the price of window replacement, with wood windows being on the high end and vinyl and aluminum windows being more affordable.

In Billings, the average cost to repair a window is $350 to $1,000. Energy-efficiency windows with features like triple-pane and low-E glass that reduce heat transfer and block ultraviolet rays add to the price, whether you’re repairing or replacing your windows. However, energy-efficient windows often save you money on electricity bills over the long term.

Most of the Billings companies on this list offer financing plans and seasonal promotions, and a few offer discounts for various groups, including veterans and first responders.

Billings window replacement FAQ

How long does window replacement take in Billings?

A window replacement project typically takes one to two days, depending on how many windows you replace. Most companies replace about 10 windows a day with an average crew size. If you have a larger home, it may take a little longer.

Can I replace a window myself?

If you have the necessary skills and you’re comfortable doing it, you can. Some window manufacturers include installation instructions for do-it-yourself installation.

Do you install replacement windows from the inside or outside?

Replacement windows are installed both ways. If you’re having them professionally installed, the company may have a preference or only be able to install your new windows from either the inside or outside.

How do I get a grant for new windows in Billings?

You can apply for the weatherization energy assistance program with the Human Resources Development Council.

Do you need a permit to replace a window in Billings?

According to the City of Billings, a permit is required for “almost any type of construction on private property.” Contact the city’s Building Division to find out if a permit is needed for your window replacement. Your contractor should also know whether a permit is required and help you obtain it from the city.

Billings replacement window company information

Renewal by Andersen

Renewal by Andersen makes and sells sliding, double-hung, picture and bay windows and has 15 different window shape options and custom-made designs. The company professionally installs its windows. Products come with a 20-year limited warranty on installation, parts and labor. Billings homeowners can schedule a free in-home consultation to learn more about options and pricing. Renewal by Andersen operates locally at 619 Daniel St., Billings, MT 59101.

Renewal by Andersen Learn More (888) 570-8481

Champion Windows & Home Exteriors

Champion Windows & Home Exteriors is an American company that designs, manufactures and installs windows. Windows are available in styles like picture, double-hung and casement, as well as garden and bay. All windows come with a limited lifetime warranty that covers repairs, parts, labor and materials. Billings residents can request a free quote. Installation is included in the price.

Champion Windows & Home Exteriors (888) 817-6992

Andersen Windows

Andersen Windows is a major North American window manufacturer. The company designs and sells a range of energy-efficient windows, including double- and single-hung, casement and bay styles. Billings residents can also design custom windows. Frame material options include vinyl, composite, aluminum, fiberglass and wood. The company does not provide window installation services, but includes clear installation instructions. Customers can get free quotes on Andersen Windows’ website.

Andersen Windows Learn More (877) 631-2430

Pella Windows & Doors

Pella Windows and Doors makes and sells wood, fiberglass and vinyl windows. Windows styles include casement, awning, single- and double-hung, sliding, bay and bow, as well as seven specialty styles. The company offers professional window installation and limited lifetime warranties on its products. Pella Windows and Doors is a national company with a location at 2520 Grand Ave., Billings, MT 59102.

Pella Windows & Doors

Glass Doctor of Billings

Glass Doctor of Billings does window repairs, replacements and installation in Billings and surrounding areas, including Laurel and Huntley. The company offers several types of insulation glass windows, double- and triple-pane windows, low-E windows and custom-cut glass. When customers sign up for the Advantage Plan, they receive 15% off all repairs. The company offers free in-home consultations. Contact Glass Doctor of Billings, located at 750 Broadwater Ave., Billings, MT 59101.

Glass Doctor of Billings

406 Window Co.

406 Window Co. sells a variety of windows from brands like Sierra Pacific, Glo, Alpen, and VELUX. Material options include composite, fiberglass and vinyl. 406 Window Co. also carries European tilt-turn windows, roof windows, and skylights. Windows come with a manufacturer warranty. Installation services include new home construction and historical renovations. Free quotes are available by phone or in-store. Visit the 406 Window Co. showroom at 3039 Grand Ave., Ste. B, Billings, MT 59102.

406 Window Co.

Big Sky Exterior Designs

Big Sky Exterior Designs is a window dealer that sells and installs a wide selection of window styles from multiple brands. The company also does custom windows. Windows are available in vinyl, fiberglass, wood, aluminum and composite materials. Customers can get a free quote by calling the company or completing a form online. Warranties vary by manufacturer and window style. Big Sky Exterior Designs is located at 612 Charles St., Billings, MT 59101.

Big Sky Exterior Designs

Reynolds Windows and Door

Reynolds Windows and Door carries windows in all styles and materials from six different brands. Windows are available in custom sizes, colors and shapes. The company offers professional installation and repair services for its products and provides free in-home estimates. Reynolds Windows and Door is located at 314 Ninth St. West, Billings, MT 59101.

Reynolds Windows and Door

Speedy Glass of Billings

Speedy Glass of Billings supplies, installs and repairs windows in Billings. The company carries window styles including sliding, bay and double-hung. It offers a variety of glass and window frame material options. Products come with a 90-day warranty on workmanship. Windows come with manufacturer warranties. Speedy Glass of Billings is located at 3207 Montana Ave., Billings, MT 59103.

Speedy Glass of Billings

Benchmark Window & Door

Benchmark Window & Door carries a large selection of windows that come in a variety of finishes, colors, styles, shapes and sizes. The company has energy-efficient and custom window options. Windows are covered by original manufacturer warranties. The company provides free estimates as well as repair and installation services. Benchmark Window & Door is located at 1327 Central Ave., Billings, MT 59102.

Benchmark Window & Door