How Much Does a New Roof Cost?

Your roof is the topmost protective layer against Mother Nature’s elements and so it is very important, but your roof can also be a truly eye catching design statement as well. Wood slates have long been the traditional American roof of choice but there are many roof options available and many more roofing material types such as metal roofs, shake roof, slate roof, tile roof, self‐adhesive roofs and flat roofs. Because of their fairly low cost and easy installation process asphalt shingles have quickly taken wood slates on to become one of the most used roofing material types today.
The cost of roofing a home or commercial building can vary greatly depending on a large selection of roof options, roofing material types used and the overall size and length of the roofing project. However, we’re going to give you a basic outline of what an average new roof cost may be.

  • Typically the cost of a new roof for a 2,000 square foot home would be between $2,000 and $4000 using average roofing material types such as asphalt shingles. A higher estimate might come in between $5,000 to $6,000 for more expensive materials such as a slate roof or cedar roof.
  • The height and the pitch of the roof as well as the roof access and amount of cutting needed to remove the old roof plays a significant factor in the cost of roofing for a building.
  • A bundle of the more inexpensive asphalt shingles might cost between $15-25 and the more expensive roof options of a slate roof shingle will typically cost $10-$20 more a bundle, but because of their long durability they are often worth the extra cost of roofing it might add to the roofing project.
  • The cost of renting a dumpster to hold the old removed roofing material will usually cost about $250-$300 depending on the size of the dumpster and any incurring costs from the local government on to cover the dumping the building materials.
  • If there is a need to replace more than one layer of shingles with one of the many roof options that could increase the total roofing cost, however many times the existing layer of shingles may not need to be removed rather the cost of roofing might be lowered by simply layering a new layer of shingles upon the old one.
  • The cost of roofing material types varies greatly and plays the most significant factor in the overall cost of the roofing project. Whether you chose metal roofs, shake roof, slate roof, tile roof, self‐adhesive roofs or flat roofs will affect the final cost of the roofing project.

Get a Free Roof Estimate to Be Assured of the Final Cost of Roofing

At Above All Roofing we believe in offering truly exceptional service and that starts with offering free roof estimates so that you are made aware of the overall cost of the roof replacement and the time frame needed for the project. We can help you choose amongst the many roof options and roofing materials types so that your new roof not only looks beautiful and ensures the protection of your home, but also doesn’t break your wallet as well.