Whether a recent storm has damaged your roof, or you are investing in a roof replacement to increase the value of your home, you probably want to know how much it is going to cost. So, today we have a brief guide to help you understand the different costs associated with replacing your roof.
First things first. If you are filing an insurance claim to replace your roof after a storm and choose to work with Roofing Wiz, the only out of pocket expense you will likely have (depending on your insurance policy) is your insurance deductible However, it is still wise to understand the different elements that go into estimating the cost of the necessary repairs.
QUALITY OF MATERIALS
When it comes to determining the cost of a roof replacement, one of the most significant factors is the quality of materials. Understanding the different types of shingles availablefor your home will help you understand the cost. For example, architectural shingles typically cost more than traditional 3-tab shingles. Furthermore, the quality of gutters, flashing, decking, fascia, and other structural components also play a role.
NUMBER OF STRUCTURAL REPAIRS
Most people who think about the cost associated with replacing their roof think only about the cost of shingles and labor. There are, however, multiple other elements that factor into the bottom line. Homes that have incurred severe storm damage or have had the same roof for several years might also have damage to the decking (wood foundation underneath the shingles and underlayment) that requires it to be replaced. Whether the entire decking needs to be replaced or just small portions make a big difference.
ROOF SIZE AND STYLE
Just like homes, roofs come in all shapes and sizes. And, the shape and style of your roof make a difference in the overall cost of a roof replacement. In most cases, the more peaks, dormers, and levels your roof has, the more expensive it will be to replace.
If you have a chimney, vents, or skylights on your home that the crew needs to work around OR that need replaced, you will see increase of the price of your new roof. These features are extremely nice and worth it but cost extra money!
All of the factors as mentioned above play a determining role in how long your roof replacement project will take to complete. The longer the project, the higher the labor costs and the more costly the entire project will be.
When you choose to work with Roofing Wiz for your roof replacement, we guarantee that we will walk you through the entire estimate of your repairs, so you understand what you (or your insurance company) are paying for! And, if you have any questions or concerns, we will always answer them as quickly as possible so you can feel confident that you are receiving the best customer service and the highest quality of workmanship possible!