Keeping your roof in good condition can be a priority as a homeowner. There are a couple of elements involved when determining the average cost of a new roof. There are times when replacing a roof is the only option, and this is when it can be very important to understand how the cost of a new roof is determined.
There are some steps that are necessary to replace a roof, and when you understand all of these steps, it will help you to have a better idea of what this type of job costs. The first step in a new roof is removing the old one. The cost of this will determine how many layers are removed to make way for this new roof. If you have a single story home with only one layer that needs to be removed, it will often cost between $100.00 to $150.00 a square to remove this layer, two layers will range between $115.00 to $165.00 a square to remove.
If you have a very steep roof, or a very tall home, you will often pay more for the roof removal process. After the layers of old roof are removed, it will now be time to start installing a new roof.
Asphalt is the most commonly used roofing material, and this is also the cheapest fora homeowner. A Tampa, Florida homeowner can expect to pay around $120.00 an d $140.00 per square for an asphalt roof. There are many other choices in materials for a roof, and the cost can range from $300.00 a square to over $1000.00 per square.
There are other options that can help you to save money that you may be interested in exploring. You can choose to place a new roof over the existing one. This can eliminate the need to pay for the removal process, but this will also decrease the life of your roof. The purpose of this new roof is to be completely waterproof. It is important to find out what the price will be for underlay, flashing, vent covers, and gutters. These are necessary elements to fully complete a new roof whether you choose to skip the removal process, or not.
One of the best things you can do is hire an experienced roofing company like Tampa Exteriors to get an estimate you can really count on. A simple phone call can provide you with all of the information that you need to begin planning your new roof. (813) 659-5426