Maintenance & Repair

The Expected Costs of a New Roof

The Expected Costs of a New Roof

Roofs are one of the most important elements of a house. They get old and after some time, you might want to change it but you have little to no knowledge on where to start. Roofing prices may vary depending on your needs.

In this guide:

we will be discussing the expected costs of the most popular roofing styles in the United States: wood shingles, asphalt composition, tile roofing and shake, metal roofing.

Take note that the following prices vary depending on the slope of the roof, chimneys, skylights, location as well as the season. It may also vary on the provider of the materials on whether their price is the same on these estimates.

It is not possible to give an exact quote without getting an estimate. These numbers are wide-ranging figures of what you might pay. It is still strongly recommended that you seek a contractor as they can give you the most accurate price tag on a roof.

Asphalt:

Asphalt composition shingles ranked as the most used in the United States roofing market for several good reasons. Asphalt roofs last for two decades are easy to install, and one of the cheapest roofing material in the market.

A new asphalt roof with the installations — for a small home with few features and located in an inexpensive area — will more likely run around $1,500. However, a larger home with multiple features, a steep slope and is located in an expensive area would cost around $9,000.

Metal:

Metal roofs are very popular in many countries except in the U.S. Although not too dominant in the U.S., metal roofs are a practical solution for tight budgets with their low price tag in the market. Metal roof’s lifespan varies from two to five decades.

Here are the expected prices for small houses with flat slopes, minimal features, and located in inexpensive areas of the country

• $5,000 for basic blocks/shingles
• $12,000 for steel and aluminum
• $25,000 for copper

Here are the expected prices for large houses with steep slopes, many features and located in an expensive area in the country

• $18,000 for basic blocks/shingles
• $20,000 for steel and aluminum
• $40,000 for copper

Wood:

Wood shingles and shake are elegant and get more beautiful as it age.
Expected prices for small houses with flat slopes, minimal features, and located in inexpensive areas of the country
• $8,000 for shingles
• $10,000 for a shake

Expected prices for large houses with steep slopes, many features and located in an expensive area in the country

• $15,000 for shingles
• $22,000 for a shake

Tiles:

Tiles are more popular around particular areas in the United States that are more exposed to direct sunlight. Tiles can deflect the direct sun’s rays.
Expected prices for small houses with flat slope, minimal features, and located in inexpensive areas of the country.

• Basic tiles costs around $12,000
• * High-end tiles: $35,000 or more
Expected prices for large houses with steep slopes, many features and located in an expensive area in the country
• Basic tiles usually cost around $22,000 (almost double the cost of a smaller house)
• High-end tiles will cost around $70,000 or more

Monmouth & Ocean County Roofing specializes in multiple types of roofing and provides homeowners with this kind of service. You may visit their site to set an appointment and get a proper quotation for your roof renovation.

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