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Installation Costs by Roof Type
As you probably are aware there are numerous choices in your roof replacement. There are installation costs dependent on the shingles and type you are wanting to have replaced. Here is a rundown of normal rooftop shingles and their related substitution.
|Home - 1,800 sq. ft||Low Cost||High Cost|
|3 Tab Asphalt||$4,400||$6,900|
|Rubber Roofs||$11,900||$15,900||Slate Roofing||$14,900||$21,900|
What Factors Affect the Cost of a New Roof?
Factors that will influence the cost of a new roof replacement. A complete asphalt shingle roof on a 1,500 square foot home you could expect to pay anywhere from $4,900 to $8,900 in total costs. Some factors that will influence your cost estimate would include:
- Home Size
- Slope and Pitch of Roof
- Roof Materials
- Old Roofing Removal (if needed)
- Local Labor Rates
Roof installation prices can vary depending on the type of roof shingles you choose, size of your home, and roofing installation costs. Roofing shingles are sold and priced out by “squares and bundles.” A square of shingles covers 100 square feet of roof area.
|Roof Shingle Types||Cost per Square Ft.||Cost per Square (100 sq.ft.)|
|3 Tab Asphalt||$1.00||$100|
|Metal Shingles||$5.25 - $12.50||$525 - $1250|
|Clay Tiles||$7.50 - $10||$750 - $1000|
|Concrete Tile||$3.50 - $5.50||$350 - $550|
|Copper Roofs||$14 - $22||$1400 - $2200|
|Slate Roofing||$7.50 - $15.00||$750 - %1500|
Labor Costs Per Square Foot
The costs you'll spend on work in your general vicinity ought to be practically identical no matter how you look at it regardless of which contractor is used. Labor costs will usually range from $1.50 to $3.65 per square foot of roofing material installed and the roof type you have.
If the type of roof you are installing isn’t as simple as an asphalt roof installation, expect a higher labor costs. Some types such as slate or clay tile roofs require a certain level of expertise when installing. Not only are the labor costs more for high quality roof types like those, but because of the added weight and costs to ship the roofing materials, your labor costs can be influenced by that as well.