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How Much Does Window Cleaning Cost?

 
average costMedium: $40-$140high costHigh: $56-$196
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Most window cleaning services charge by the number of panes. Each pane is a piece of glass framed on all sides by wood or metal. Some companies charge by the total square footage of the home.

Typical costs:

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What should be included:
  • Typically a professional window washer will remove and mark all screens, cleaning both sides of the screens before setting them aside. Both the inside and outside of the windows should be washed, including the window tracks and sills. The clean screens should then be put back in place. Ideally, household windows should be washed twice a year, according to ThisOldHouse.com, which describes techniques[1] for specific cleaning tasks such as picture windows or multi-pane windows.
Additional costs:
  • Screen cleaning is .50 cents-$5 each, depending on size. Some companies will not clean broken or torn screens.
  • Sliding glass doors run $2.50-$8 per door. Some companies average the cost of sliding doors with small bathroom windows, to cut the price.
  • Some cleaners will include sills and tracks. If not, the price runs .50 cents-$5.
  • While second-story work is generally charged the same as single story, third and fourth-floor ladder work runs $3-$5 extra per window.
  • Paint or stain removal on the windows costs $3.50-$6 for a regular-sized window.
  • Removing mineral deposits is included by some companies and runs about $20 per pane at others.
  • Some companies offer a 10-20% discount for scheduling with neighbors.
  • Shopping for window cleaning:
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    window cleaning plus
    Amount: $220.00 per cleaning
    Posted by: Mrs. Jatusso in huntsville, AL.Posted: January 3rd, 2014 04:01AM
    Number of Windows: 35Firm: Picture Perfect Window Cleaning etc.
    Additional Services: gutter repaired
    New husband and wife team, cleaned windows, cleaned and repaired gutters, Hope trimmed limbs and cleaned porches for free while waiting on her husband Nick to finish with the gutters.... on time, left everything spic and span... fabulous
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    Outside Window Washing (no screens)
    Amount: $80.00 per cleaning
    Posted by: Jordan High School teacher (ret) in Alpine, UT.Posted: August 21st, 2013 10:08AM
    Number of Windows: 44Firm: Jason Walkowski
    Additional Services: cleaned inside of garage windows free
    Lots of calcium deposits removed; took 2 workers almost 3 hours; I was so pleased I gave them a $20 tip!
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    Hi-Rise Window Cleaning
    Amount: $6,400.00 per cleaning
    Posted by: Commercial Property Manager in Ft. Lee, NJ.Posted: June 21st, 2013 03:06PM
    Number of Windows: Good question, several thousand?Firm: VIP Special Services
    Additional Services: Pressure Washed Parking Deck
    I wrote a great write up under the Pressure Washing segment on this site as a "return favor" for making me look good in front of my property's Tenants and my Management Company's Board of Directors. Im posting this now as they recently did a great job on the windows. OSHA Inspector unexpectedly arrived and went straight to the roof while I was out and no citations where given. That, I think, says it all.
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    starting a window washing small business
    Amount: $0.00 per cleaning
    Posted by: new kid in Cleveland, OH.Posted: May 25th, 2013 10:05AM
    Number of Windows: 0Firm:
    Additional Services: 0
    Hi, I decided to start my own small window washing business. I would like to start out by washing outside house windows. How much would I charge for outside windows and storm windows? rnrnAnd if a business need they window washed, how much can I charge for store windows?rnrnSomeone please give me your feed back.rnrnThanks
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    Windows Cleaned
    Amount: $125.00 per cleaning
    Posted by: Terry B. in Somerset, MA.Posted: February 27th, 2013 08:02AM
    Wow I was stunned how clean my windows looked when they finished. I have a 3,500 S/F home so I was quoted prices well above $200 but Prodigy Window & Gutter Cleaning did it all for only $125! And I believe they even did a better job than the more expensive companies would have done. Can't beat perfect. I reccomend Prodigy Window & Gutter Cleaning to everyone. If you live in MA give them a call 508-728-0449
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    Windows Cleaned
    Amount: $60.00 per cleaning
    Posted by: DaisyK#1 in Wayne, NJ.Posted: April 17th, 2012 01:04PM
    Number of Windows: 12Firm:
    He only did the outsides (Inside out side cost more)rnrnLooks great!
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    Beautiful Clean Windows
    Amount: $8.00 per cleaning
    Posted by: Kayla White in Mooresville, NC.Posted: February 28th, 2012 10:02PM
    Number of Windows: 36Firm: Spencers Extreme Cleaning Services
    Additional Services: Exterior house washing and driveway
    Spencers Extreme came to my house and cleaned all my windows. They made all of them sparkle. I also had them clean my outside of my house and driveway while they were there. They are a Wonderful power washing and window washing company. I would refer them to ANYONE!!!!! thank you spencers extreme and I will see you guys again
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    Window Cleaning
    Amount: $125.00 per cleaning
    Posted by: Youtreehugginghippy in Burlington County, NJ.Posted: February 11th, 2012 06:02AM
    Number of Windows: 25Firm: A Brighter View
    Additional Services: Gutter Cleaning
    These guy's were great. They cleaned the glass inside and out and wiped down the window sills, frames and also the window grills. They even repaired some ripped screens for me, on the spot. I called around and this company beat everyones price, by far! Clean, quiet, professional work. There truely was, a brighter view!
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    Window Cleaning
    Amount: $140.00 per cleaning
    Posted by: Lewis John in Vermilion, OH.Posted: December 15th, 2011 03:12PM
    Number of Windows: 20Firm: Harborside Cleaning Service
    Additional Services: Residential & Commercial Cleaning
    The owner personal came out and gave me an estimate for house cleaning and window washing and schedule my appointment for that week.Plus I recieved a multi service discount too!!! They did a great job,were very professional, and worked efficiently.My storm windows had never look so clean!!!
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    Diamond Window Cleaning
    Amount: $200.00 per cleaning
    Posted by: Bob Hover in Torrance, CA.Posted: July 18th, 2011 04:07PM
    Number of Windows: 40Firm: Diamond Window Cleaning
    Additional Services: Pressure washing, Rain Gutter cleaning
    I called Diamond Window Cleaning and they
    showed up on time, wore shoe covers, and power washed the house, there price was the best in town and they did a great job!
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    Great Window Cleaning
    Amount: $435.00 per cleaning
    Posted by: Maryanne in Brookfield, WI.Posted: July 14th, 2011 03:07PM
    Number of Windows: 34 French Glass windowsFirm: windooclean.com
    Windoo did a great job and exceeded my already high expectations. Many of my friends and neighbors had used them and raved about how much better they were than others they had hired in the past.
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    Great window cleaning
    Amount: $165.00 per cleaning
    Posted by: Johnny j in Atlanta, GA.Posted: June 21st, 2011 07:06PM
    Number of Windows: 35Firm:
    Additional Services: Gutter cleaning
    The Gutter Pro guys are great, they have cleaned my gutters for years but they recently cleaned my windows too and man did they do a great job. I would recommend them to everyone.
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    Truely Light and Bright
    Amount: $200.00 per cleaning
    Posted by: Dankevo in Wayzata, MN.Posted: April 13th, 2011 09:04AM
    Number of Windows: 20Firm: Light and Bright Cleaning Services
    Additional Services: House Cleaning
    I was very pleased with the cleaning i received from Light and bright cleaning services. They came to give me an estimate on my windows but ended up doing my windows and house cleaning. The house was left spotless i am very pleased.
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    Mrs Jay Johnson
    Amount: $171.00 per cleaning
    Posted by: Beatrice Boyd in Pittsburgh, PA.Posted: March 17th, 2011 03:03PM
    Number of Windows: 58Firm: Williams Inc
    Additional Services: My House
    After I saw the out-come of what those professionals from Ella's Professional Cleaning Team had done for the Office I new I had to try them ,those windows are transparent unbeleaveable I had to have them do my windows and their wonderful and they'll be back agin in 4 months and their prices are Great...
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    My pane was their pleasure
    Amount: $350.00 per cleaning
    Posted by: Steve Toews in Santa Maria, CA.Posted: February 25th, 2011 12:02PM
    Number of Windows: 22Firm: Royal Pane Window Cleaning
    Additional Services: Cleaned screens and tracks, mirrors also
    Very professional young man. He showed up as scheduled, did an amazing job!!! Excellent cleaning removing hard water spots from windows and shower doors.Great service and highly recommended. See ya in the Spring.
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    Wonderful Window Cleaning
    Amount: $170.00 per cleaning
    Posted by: George1 in Greenville, SC.Posted: January 28th, 2011 05:01AM
    Number of Windows: 28Firm: Clean Windows Plus
    Additional Services: Sills and Screens
    They did a great job. Everything was simple. They came out told me how much it would be (much lower than others that estimated the job), they then scheduled me for the same week. Eric did a great job and was very professional. Will use them again in the spring.
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    These Veterans Are The Best I've Ever Seen
    Amount: $120.00 per cleaning
    Posted by: D Shepherd in Phoenix, AZ.Posted: December 9th, 2010 07:12PM
    Number of Windows: 40Firm: Veterans Window Services
    Additional Services: Commercial and Residential Cleaning
    This was absolutely the best window service I have ever delt with. I Had them do my house on a referral and was taken by the highly respectful and professional manner in which they performed their service. Their attention to detail was spot on, as at times I am a little overbearing about how I like things done. They have always exceeded my expectations and I rarely brag about services I have had, but I must give these guys credit because they really take an honest pride in their work. A perfect example of our loved Veterans. Recommend! Recommend! 602-828-9539
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    window cleaning residential
    Amount: $75.00 per cleaning
    Posted by: Debbie Ramondi in Melbourne, FL.Posted: November 8th, 2010 08:11AM
    Number of Windows: 18Firm: zlots window cleaning
    Additional Services: cleaned the screens as well
    great guy, new one man company, beat 2 other price quotes in the area. My windows were spotless. ONLY CHARGED ME $75.00. call this guy if you need your windows done for the holidays. ALAN Z 321-615-2358...
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    Great Professional Service--Non pro price!
    Amount: $150.00 per cleaning
    Posted by: Carolyn DC to UT in Salem, UT.Posted: October 7th, 2010 12:10AM
    Number of Windows: 48Firm: Clear Vision Windows
    Additional Services: Screens/Stucco removal
    They were very professional, knew what they were doing and even got all the stucco off the basements that have never been washed. Recommend them to everyone now. Best job ever--
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    Window Cleaning
    Amount: $255.00 per cleaning
    Posted by: Angie Mc in Columbia, SC.Posted: September 28th, 2010 12:09AM
    Number of Windows: 35Firm: Premiere Pressure & Window Cleaning
    I was hesitant to have my windows cleaned by this company, but their prices could not be beat. Most companies that I spoke with quoted me outrageous prices, so I kept calling around. Eventually, Premiere came out and gave me an estimate, schedule an appointment, and now everyone compliments me on my windows. Thanks Premiere! I have recommended you to all of my friends, and co-workers.
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    wow one man per house amazing
    Amount: $125.00 per cleaning
    Posted by: avery in atlanta, GA.Posted: September 7th, 2010 05:09PM
    Number of Windows: 20Firm: A window washing company
    Additional Services: cleaned sills and screens free
    Wo.w this guy was awesome he was early ,he cleaned my windows in house in almost the same time as a full crew. I was not so sure at first because of the low price and he was a alone but he guaranteed no streaks and sparkling windows and that what I got wow
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    These guys were great!!!
    Amount: $373.00 per cleaning
    Posted by: Mrs. Freeman - Freemans Family Daycare in Inglewood, CA.Posted: August 18th, 2010 06:08PM
    Number of Windows: 56Firm: Precise Window Detailing
    Additional Services: Power washing -$60 hr. X 1
    WOW, they were on time, professional and did an out standing job. I liked them so much they will be doing my 2 houses, and my shop. Thanks again Jamie and Rayshon...
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    Best Cleaning Company Around!
    Amount: $220.00 per cleaning
    Posted by: Lorena Heimann in San Diego, CA.Posted: August 16th, 2010 03:08PM
    Number of Windows: 28Firm: Sky High Windows
    Additional Services: Tracks & Screens
    This was the best window cleaning we've had yet. We just switched to them this year, and they are great! They came on time, very professional, worked efficiently, and did a fantastic job. Even took a few of my torn screens home to repair them & brought them back the next day. I was so impressed I hired them to clean our house and my office. I really liked their professionalism. They gave us a package deal with a great discount.
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    Great Value and Results
    Amount: $360.00 per cleaning
    Posted by: Trisha Pender in Phoenix, AZ.Posted: August 4th, 2010 10:08AM
    Number of Windows: Firm: Clean Distinction Window Cleaning
    This was a great experience. Very fast and efficient. Cleaned all windows inside and out with precision. I get my windows cleaned 2x per year. I now use them on 25 of my retail stores.
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