What is the Average Cost to Replace a Home Roof?

roof replacementIf the time has come for you to replace your home’s roof, you may be wondering what the cost is. This is one of the largest components on your home’s exterior, and it provides the home with protection from the elements, curb appeal, energy efficiency and more. Replacing a damaged or worn out roof is not a matter to procrastinate because so much is at stake. However, you do need to have a way to pay for the roof, and finding out how much it will cost is an important first step.

The Average Cost of a Roof

The average cost of a new roof in the United States is approximately $12,000, but there are significant variations. For example, some homeowners may only pay $3,000, and others may pay $25,000 or more for their new roof. There are many factors that can influence the cost of a roof replacement project, and you can better determine which end of the extremes your roof project will fall on when you understand what these factors are.

Factors That Affect the Cost of a Roof Replacement

One of the most significant factors that will influence the cost of a roof replacement relates to its size. This is because the size of the roof will play a direct role in the quantity of supplies needed to complete the project.

In addition, the type of supplies used is also important. Asphalt shingles are among the most affordable types of roofs available. Metal and tile roofs are far more expensive.

Labor costs as well as the season when you are requesting the replacement project to be completed can also factor into the cost quote you receive.

Another factor you may not think about that affects the cost is the slope of the roof. Roofs that are steeply slanted require workers to wear special safety gear to complete the project, and this can dramatically increase the cost of the replacement project.

The best way to know for sure what your new roof will cost is to get a solid quote from a reputable roofing contractor. All of the items listed here should be gone over. Be sure to also ask about workmanship and material warranties.

What You Need to Know About Paying for a New Roof

There are many ways to pay for the costs of a new roof.

In some cases, homeowners are able to file a claim on their home insurance policy. In other cases, you may be able to use a credit card or savings. Refinancing your home to use equity to pay for the new roof is another option to consider.

Rocky Mountain Exteriors also offers 0% financing with approved credit.

If you are in a position where you need a new roof and live in the Treasure Valley, Boise & surrounding areas, or Twin Falls areas, simply call Rocky Mountain Exteriors.

We offer free quotes, 25 year workmanship warranties, and 50 year new roof materials warranties. We can also help you with financing if needed.

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