What are roofing services?
Roofing services include the superior services and give protection to the roof of your home or business in a very affordable price they provide quality workmanship, materials having long lasting properties and excellent customer service. If you need to repair your roof, maintenance service , replacement or want to prepare new roof for your house, roofing professionals are enough expert to full your desire and complete the task in time up to your satisfaction. Roofing services include the following:
- Roof installation
- Emergency roof repair
- General roof repair and service
- Maintenance of roof
- Replacement and restoration of roof
Importance of roof servicing:
Whether you want services for your home, business or any commercial building, roof servicing is the most significant part of it. So you must be careful about the material, professional and type of roof you want to install. It doesn’t matter which types of roofing you want to install but you should look for the specialist that must be licensed and experienced provider. And why roof service is essential here are some answers to this question:
- Proper installation for long life of the roof
- Regular services and repairs to ensure the good condition of the roof
- In case of emergency you can the roofing experts to get the job done
- Regular maintenance to extend the lifespan of roof
Cost of Roofing services:
Cost of roof servicing varies from roof to roof and the services required for them. Some of the roof servicing is as follows:
- Average cost to replace a roof
Roof is the essential part of you home that cover the head of your house. But when it comes to investment the price seems to be very high. Average cost for replacing the roof is $5,000 to $10,000 but it worth the cost because a lot of time, equipment and effort involved in the installation.
- Cost to reroof a house.
Reroofing mostly involves the removing of shingles, spot repairing and installing new shingles. It cost about $8,000 that is average but mostly homeowners spend from $5,356 to $10,890.
- Cost to re shingle a roof
It also involves the cost of removing and a new shingle cost around $5,300 to $11,000
- Cost to install an entirely new roof
When new roof is to be installed it also involves the replacing of new shingle top layer and also the underlying structure of roof and typically cost between,$10,000 to $20,000. When you talk to the contractor for the first time he will quote only $10,000 but after closer inspection he will demand from $15,000 to $20,000.
- Garage roof replacement cost
Although it depends upon the size, material and pitch but replacement of garage roof will cost around $1,000 to $2,000.
- Townhouse roof replacement
Townhouse roof replacement cost from.$2,000 to $5,000 because of some factors that are
- HOA often regulate
- HOA is financially responsible for the services
- Sometime connected to neighbor’s homes
- It will cost more if the house is three story
- Options are limited.
Different types of roofing and materials used:
There are 12 types of materials used in roofing services that are as follows:
- Rolled roofing
It consists of rolls that are long and made up of impregnated mineral and asphalt that is topped with granules. Roll is 100 square feet long and 3 feet wide. It is relatively cheaper and cost $1.50 to $2.50 per square feet and such type of roofing last for 10 years
- Build up Roofing (BUR)
It is mostly used for flat roofs and consists of layers of impregnated asphalt that is applied in hot state. Build up roofing cost around $2.50 to $5.00 per square feet and installed in roofing of industries that last up to 20 to 39 years.
- Membrane roofing
Used for flat and low pitch roofing and included of membrane layers of
- Ethylene propylene diene monomer
- Chlorinated polyethylene
- Chlorosulfonated polyethylene sheets
- Polymer modified bitumens
Cost from$3 to $4 per square feet and last up to 20 o 35 years if maintained properly.
- Asphalt composite shingles
They are made up of fiberglass that is topped with asphalt and granules. They come with the warranty of 20 to 30 years and can last up to 12 to 30 years. It cost $1.50 to $3.50 per suare feet.
- Standing Seam metal roofing
It is named because aluminum or steel panels in roofing meet in high seam and lock to keep the moisture out. They are used in the areas with heavy snowfall and such roofing is fireproof. It cost around $6 to $12 per square feet and last for 30 to 50 years.
- Metal shingles
They are made up of stamped metal and finished with the coating of high quality granules. Cost from $7 to $10 and can last for 30 to 50 years.
- Wood shingle
They are attractive but expensive made up of natural wood mostly cedar or redwood. They cost from $4.50 to $9 per square feet and last up to 60 years but in damp areas you only get 20 years of lifespan.
- Clay tile
Made from earthen clay that is molded into interlocking or rolled shapes. It is best for hot climate areas. Cost from $10 to $18 per square feet that is quite expensive but it can last up to century.
- Concrete Tile
Alternative to clay tile and they are made by molding the standard sand concrete and colored to the desired hues. Cost around $9 to $12 and last up to 50 years or longer.
- Slate shingles
It is the thin sheet of real stone and slate roof cost around $30 to $75 per square feet and can last from 75 to 200 years.
- Synthetic slate tile
It consist of natural slate but such type of material is constructed from polymers that are combined with plastic and rubber. It cost from $6 to $12 and last for 50 years.
- Ecofriendly Green roof
Living plant materials and moss provide effective roofing material. Cost may vary but with regular maintenance they last for longer time.