Roofing material is the exterior face of the building envelope that must withstand the harshest climate exposure.
The cost to install average roofing depends upon type, material and finish grade, covered area, preparation and special needs, and the labor rate.
In the following table the Cost figure is based on average roofing for a 2,500 sq.ft. home; and includes transport, material, equipment, and waste.
|PVC sheet||Lowest cost||Limited climate||$7,979|
|Asphalt shingle||Lower cost||20 year rating||$8,759|
|Steel sheet||Highly durable||Plain appearance||$12,612|
|Wood shingle||Classic||Higher cost||$15,742|
|Slate shingle||Stately||Special skills||$38,548|
|Copper sheet||Majestic||Special skills||$44,144|
|Long life||Most costly|
Prices range from $7,979 (2,900 sq.ft. of PVC roofing) to $44,144(2,900 sq.ft. of copper roofing) and also vary depending on your zipcode:
Local costs have been calculated by accounting for labor and material cost differences across different cities. To get accurate cost estimates, indicate yours: