Are you thinking it is time to replace your roof?
Replacing your roof can be stressful, but hopefully we can make it a little easier by giving you all the information you need to make the right decision. Keep in mind, there are more factors than budget. Aesthetics, durability, and longevity are also crucial factors that should be considered before you make your final decision. But for now, let’s focus on how much a new roof will cost.
Roofing Material Costs
The single most popular roofing option continues to be asphalt shingles, but in recent years, metal roofs have had the largest gains. Here are your options for a new roof, as well as their estimated cost and a brief explanation. Costs are per square or 100 square feet of material.
- ($350-$750), about 75% of roofs in America: Asphalt shingles are fiberglass reinforced and offered in a variety of styles that can fit your budget and home’s appearance. Specialty options can also combat climate dangers that your home may face.
- ($750-$1,500), about 15%: Metal roofs can be much more durable than other options, and the new styles that are now available can make it an appealing choice.
Wood Shingles and shakes
- ($750-$1,250), about 5%: This is a traditional roofing material that continues to have many supporters that appreciate its natural beauty and durability.
Clay, cement, and fiver cement tile
- ($800-$1,800), about 5%: Tiles continue to be a popular option, especially in warmer climates like Florida and California.
- ($350-$750), about 3%: This is the best roofing option for low-slope and flat roofs.
Plastic or composite shingles
- ($800-$1,250), about 1%: These shingles look and act like wood shakes and slate, but are more expensive and last longer. They are less of a fire hazard as well.
- ($1,200-$2,000), about 1%: These can last over 100 years and are the epitome of durability and luxury.
The Right Material for Your Home
We hope our guide helped you with your decision! If you still have questions about the cost of a new roof or which materials would be best suited for your home or office, give us a call and we’ll be more than happy to answer any questions.