Roof Replacement Cost 2017: Materials & Labor Costs Updated!

Are you one of the many homeowners scratching your head, as you are trying to figure out how much you should expect to pay to replace that scrappy old roof this Spring or Summer, before it fails? If so, then read our just-updated 2017 new roof pricing guide for the homeowners.

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Straight Off the Bat, it needs to be stated that not all roofs are made the same, and not all roofers charge the same prices. Depending on the type of your roof, geographic location, and the company or weekend warrior you choose to hire, the total installed cost of a composition shingles roof could vary between $2.75 to $7.50 per square foot installed. — That’s anywhere from $275 for a low bid (such as a bid from a weekend warrior or storm chaser who works without any liability insurance and does not have any worker’s comp.) to $750 per square for a fully warrantied job completed by a high-end exterior remodeling company. A square is equal to 100 square feet. An average roof size is about 1,700 square feet.

Geographical Considerations: While most contractors will price their asphalt shingles roof replacement services within $4.00 to to $7.00 per square foot or $400 to $700 per square range, there will be significant geographic variations. For instance, roof prices in the deep South (think South Carolina, Alabama, Georgia, and most of Louisiana) will generally be significantly lower compared to prices charged in the North East.

Install Roof Shingles

$7,500
Average price
Install Metal Roof

$14,500
Average price
Install Flat Roof

$8,225
Average price

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