What you need to consider about roof replacement

Your roof doesn’t last long, there are many factors to it and the primary reason is Mother Nature. The heat, the water, the cold, the moisture, the wind and many more. If you got a rusty, old roof that has holes in it, sounds like you need a roof replacement.

So the big question is how much does the roof replacement cost? To better understand this question, you need to know the factors for a roof replacement to give you an idea and for you to know what you are exactly up against.

roof replacement cost

Cost of roofing shingles: There are 3 ways around this, either you opt for the asphalt shingles which is the primary option because it’s the cheapest one, if you opt for composition shingles it will be a bit higher and if you want to go for the architectural shingles it will be a bit higher as well too. A tip though, if you want shingles that will last longer opt for the more expensive one.

Cost per square foot: One of the things that you should consider is the cost per square foot. This actually, in a nutshell, will give you that rough estimate on how much money you will shell put for shingles, the man power and the work.

Cost of labor: Now if it’s just your neighbor doing a good job it’s going to be cheaper, if you know a thing or two about roof replacement it’s going to be cheaper. If you leave it to the professionals it will cost you. But if you don’t have any choice, what choice do you have right? The good thing here is that not all contractors charge the same, so if you know how to haggle and even picked a good time to get your roof replaced you might get some discounts. Just look for people that are known to do a good job at a reasonable price or even cheaper.

Roofing costs: What you need to remember is the bundle costs. What are they exactly?

  • Wood Planks
  • Tarps
  • Roof flashing details
  • Roofing Felt
  • Nails
  • Ridge vent
  • Plywood
  • Additional repair on the roof’s integrity

Sometimes you think that your roof is the only problem, until they tear the whole thing down and it reveals a problem that requires additional work.These are the factors that you need to consider in getting your roof done, what people are not telling is the costs. It can be pretty expensive so it’s important that you do what you can to save but not to the extent that you will hire a well-known service provider with bad record and substandard materials.