The Cost Of Replacing Your South Jersey Rooftop

by | Jan 28, 2022 | Blog, Roof Replacement, South Jersey

 

The cost of replacing your roof in South Jersey ranges from $500 to $1400 a square. Your roofing replacement costs are mainly dependent on the size of your roofing system, the roofing materials that you install, and the installation costs of your preferred roofing contractor.

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Roof Replacement Cost Breakdown

Roof Inspection

You’d have to hire a roofing inspector to determine the extent of your roofing damages. A roofing inspector will provide you with insight into the state of your roof and determine if an entire replacement is necessary or if your roofing issues can be solved with some minor repair work. Some roofing inspectors have a call-out fee, whereas others charge by the hour.

Roofing Materials

Roofing systems have a life expectancy of about 30 to 50 years, depending on your roofing materials. Roofing materials like asphalt shingles have the shortest lifespan of about 15 to 25 years, and materials like cedar and metal can last upwards of 50 years. In comparison, tile and slate rooftops have a reputation of lasting over 100 years.

How long your roofing system lasts is primarily dependent on its composition. Stronger, more durable materials will fare much better in severe weather conditions than lighter materials. Some materials are exceptional at withstanding the forces of nature, whereas others crumble with a bit of heat and rain. Weaker roofing materials require more maintenance and regular upkeep than those able to weather the storm. Therefore, you’ll likely pay more for materials like tile and slate up front due to their high weather resistance rating.

Installation

Your roofing installation costs are dependent on the labor costs of your preferred roofing company and the size of your roofing system. Some materials like metal, tile, and slate require specialists to install them correctly; installing these materials will, therefore, likely cost you a bit more.

East Coast Roofing, South Jersey’s Leading Roofing Specialists

We know that you want your home to look its very best. That’s why we offer high-quality roofing services at competitive prices, with unparalleled customer care to the community of South Jersey. If you’re ready to start your roof replacement project, give East Coast Roofing in South Jersey a call today.