How Much is It to Replace a Door

Door replacements costs vary for a wide range of products, and additional accessories added to doors eventually lead to a spike in their overall cost.

Prices can also vary based on the service required when replacing a door, the material of the door chosen as a replacement, the method used in replacement of the door as well as the location where the replacement is to be done.

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The replacement of the door

Door replacement cost is largely anchored on the type of material to be used on it. Wooden, steel, fiberglass, and wrought iron doors come in various styles, which end up either inflating or deflating your door replacement budget.

Popular trends can also affect the costs of doors since people are nowadays leaned towards fiberglass doors than wooden doors due to their longevity, and while steel doors are less costly than the other two, people still opt for fiberglass.

Sidelights, decorative glass, and other accessories and addition such as moldings can also hike up the price of a door replacement.

The following is a list of cost implications vis-a-vis material of the door.

Wooden Doors

  • Solid and hollow doors attract a price range of between $30 to $250 and are mainly used for interior purposes.
  • Solid exterior wood generally costs between $500 and $3000 depending on the styles and additional accessories required.
  • Engineered solid wood fetches between $100 and $600 and is mainly an exterior door type.

Steel Doors

  • Doors are generally durable and thus require less maintenance over its lifetime; however, the surface must be kept scratch-free for as long as its aesthetic value is to be maintained.
  • Installation costs are;

Standard steel cost around $150 and $300 before any style additions or customizations are done to them, after which they would fetch between $300 and $1,500.

Wrought Iron

Are quite costly due to their security features, and retail between $1000 to $8000 and are commonly applied in glass used within the wooden base.


Comes in wood grain and smooth textures and cost between $200 to $2,500 commonly. Its durability and energy efficiency are some of the factors that make it one of the most popular door materials.

Composite Wood

Material is a relatively low cost compared to the others due to its composition; wood particles and glues subjected to great heat. The price range for this door type is generally between $50 and $600.


Door type applies to interior and exterior setups and includes sliding capabilities that place it at between $150 and $2,500.

Solid Core Doors

Doors are made from foam and/or wood particles and cost about $150 to $300, including installation.

Hollow Core Doors

Door types are typically made in a hexagonal like inner structure and require between $200 and $400 per door inclusive of installation services.

Door Frames

Frames have varying prices that generally fall between $250 and $700, but additional aspects such as the nature of the wall where the frame is to be fitted could hike the cost of installing frames.

Labor Cost

The cost of the fitting service can be anything between $30 and $120 per hour, depending on the type of contractor or technician handling the job.

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