What's the cost to replace a roof

Replacement roof

What to Expect to Pay for Roof Replacement?

A new asphalt shingled roof for a typical 2,200 sq. ft. single-story ranch house will range from $9,500. to $12,000.

The average cost to install an asphalt shingle roof is between $4.00 and $7.50 per sq. ft. The price differences depends largely on the shape of the roof, pitch, skylights, type of shingle, and other material and structure variables.
When you get an estimate from a roofing contractor it should include the cost for materials, tare-off (removing old shingles), fees for dumpster and disposal, permits, shingle installation labor, and additional warranties.

15 Things that Affect Your Roofing Cost:

  1. Square feet
  2. Warranties
  3. The brand and type of shingles
  4. The type of under-layment
  5. The slope/pitch of the roof
  6. Number of Stories
  7. Workmanship warranties
  8. Contractor guarantees
  9. Number of shingle layers to be removed
  10. Complexity of the job
  11. The company installing the roof
  12. The region
  13. Code requirements
  14. Installation and clean up labor
  15. Dumpster and disposal fees

Labor Cost to Tare-Off (Remove Old Shingles)

Removing an old roof can cost $1 to $5 per square foot. The cost of the job depends on the size of the roof, the number of shingle layers, dumpster and disposal fees. Additional charges may be included for the complexity of the structure and number of stories.

Cost for Roof Replacement Labor

The cost of labor for roof replacement ranges from $1. to $3.50 per square foot or $100 to $350 per square. A common breakdown of the replacement cost is 60 percent for the the labor and 40% for the materials. So you can expect an $8,000. project to spend $4,800 to go toward labor.

Roofing Facts

The average US house (built 10-15years ago) is 1,900 -2,200 square feet. Houses that are older than 15 years ago are typically smaller (Averaging 1,450 Sq.Ft. to 1,750 Sq.Ft.). However, the average size for newer homes that were built from 2011-2020 is
2400 Sq.Ft. to 2,600 Sq.Ft.

The average homeowner in the US spends a little more than $7,000 on a new roof, and most spend within a range of $5,000 and $11,000.

Common Roofing Systems from the Least to the Most Expensive

⦁ Asphalt Shingles
⦁ EPDM Rubber
⦁ 30-year Shingles
⦁ 50-year Shingles
⦁ TPO or PVC Membrane
⦁ Wood Shingles
⦁ Steel Shingles
⦁ Aluminum Shingles
⦁ Standing Seam
⦁ Natural Slate
⦁ Concrete Tiles
⦁ Clay Tiles

Value of Roofing Investment

  • Home HVAC Efficiency
    Increase your HVAC's performance with a great roof.
  • Extended Lifespan
     A properly installed roofing system increases your roofs lifespan.
  • Leak Protection
    Protect your home and family from leak damage and dangerous mold spores.
  • Storm Resistance
    Defend your structure against driving rain and TN storm damage.
  • Beautify Your Home
    Increase the overall curb appeal of your home.
  • Increase Home Value
    Protect and increase the value of your home.
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