When planning your roof replacement project, it is always a good idea to know how much you’ll spend for it. As you obtain estimates from contractors, you’ll soon find that they aren’t the same, with some being more costly than others. It also helps to be aware that there’s no set price for a new roof, as it is dependent on several factors, including the following:
1. Roof Dimensions
Your roof’s pitch, shape, and size have a significant impact on the total cost of the project. If your roof has a greater surface area, a more intricate shape, or a steeper pitch, you will have to pay more. There are also more roof components to consider, such as hips and valleys, as well as additions such as dormers and skylights. All of these elements offer your roof a unique appearance, but they can also increase the replacement price.
2. Roofing Materials
The prices of roofing materials range from affordable options such as three-tab shingles to premium options such as metal and slate. Roofing replacement also requires the estimation of construction supplies, including nails and sealants.
3. Inspections and Permits
A trustworthy roofing contractor will assess your existing roof to determine the scope of the project with precision. The team will typically incorporate the cost of inspection into the final cost of roof repair or replacement. Your contractor may also need to obtain construction permits to replace your roof. The permit price could be a flat amount or based on the size of the home, depending on where you live.
4. Labor Costs
How expensive is a new roof? Labor costs are the variable that will have the greatest effect on your budget. Contractors charge different fees for their labor based on their level of experience and the level of intricacy required for the project.
5. Disposal Fees
Never underestimate the cost of carting away the trash and debris left behind after a roof replacement. Be sure to ask your roofer if this particular expense is included in their estimate or quote.
For re-roofs, roof repairs and roof maintenance, we want to be your roofer of choice. Call Goodrich Roofing today at (505) 884-0662, or fill out our online contact form to request a free quote. We offer quality roofing services in Albuquerque and the rest of New Mexico.