The market for door and window installation services has seen prices go up thanks to more construction activity, according to IBISWorld’s 2015 Window and Door Installation Services Report.

Based on the report’s methodology, door and window installation services have a buyer power score of 3.4 out of 5. That means buyers have moderate power, which reflects the market’s current price trends, risks and structural characteristics.

Residential and nonresidential construction has grown quickly during the three years to 2015 as the economy has rebounded from the recession. In addition, private spending on home improvements has risen considerably.

IBISWorld predicts that prices will keep rising into 2018, although at a slower rate as the economy stabilizes and construction activity levels out.

According to IBISWorld, the average price of door and window installation services in the U.S. is about $442.90 per installation, but they can range from as low as $80 to as high as $9,000 per window. Door installations range from $130 to $3,200 per door.

Installation prices also vary by city. For example, average prices in New York and San Francisco are roughly $695 per installation, while in Dallas the same jobs average $340.

Factors affecting the cost of installation include labor costs, the prices of glass, lumber, wood and other materials, and the value of residential construction.

Labor costs for carpenters are expected to rise just 0.4 percent through 2018. The price of glass products is forecast to grow at an annual rate of 1.2 percent in the three years to 2018. In the three years to 2018, wood product prices are forecast to rise at a slower annualized rate of 1.5 percent as construction activity slows. Finally, the value of residential construction is forecast to rise at an annualized rate of 8.6% through 2018, which will put more upward pressure on prices.

Additionally, IBISWorld expects private spending on home improvements to rise at an accelerated annualized rate of 4.6 percent in the three years to 2018 as incomes and employment levels improve further.

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