Metal Roofing Cost

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There is simply no better roofing material than metal. It’s the best roofing product for protection against wind, rain, hail, and fire. Metal roofs are strong, lightweight, and durable; and they don’t rot or corrode. Metal roofing comes in a wide variety of colors and styles adding beauty and value to almost any home. It’s also one of the most energy-efficient roofing materials available and has a lifespan of 50 to 100 years. A quality metal roof is a major investment in the protection and value of your home.

A professionally installed metal roof can increase the value of your home by 1 to 7 percent. Nationwide homeowners are recouping an average of 85.9% of their metal roof investment at the time of sales.

What is the Cost of Metal Roofing?

Metal roofing is measured by Roofing Squares. A roofing square is equal to 100 square feet (10 X 10). Your roof will also be measured by roofing squares. Below are some national and local averages to get a better idea of the cost associated with metal roofing material and installation.

What Does Metal Roofing Materials Cost?

National Cost for metal roofing materials ranges from $100 to $500 per roofing square. The gap in price is based on style and the metal material used (steel, aluminum, copper, etc.).

Pacific Northwest Costs for metal roofing materials is comparable to the National Averages.

Stevenson Roofing has an average metal roofing material cost around $145 per Roofing square; and as a certified Sound-Lok installer we are authorized to issue 50 year product warranties on all of our Sound-Lok metal roofs.

What is the Price of Metal Roofing Materials and Installation?

National Average for materials and installation price ranges from $500 to $1200 per roofing square depending on the specifics of each home.

Pacific Northwest Average is comparable with the local median range being $700 to $1000 per roofing square.

Stevenson Roofing has an average metal roofing material and installation cost around $600 per roofing square. This is an average price for metal roof materials and installation without taking roof variables into consideration. One of the most common variables is the existing roof. If it’s in bad condition it will require a tear-off and new base to be put down; if the roof is in good shape it may be possible to install right over it. There is a more complete list of roofing variables below that can add to your cost.

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Calculating an Estimated Cost for a New Metal Roof

For example if home has a roof that measures 1800 square feet, you’ll need to divide 1800 by 100 to get the number of Roofing Squares (10 X 10) needed to replace your roof.

1800 sq. ft. divided by 100 = 18 Roofing Squares

Next multiply the number of Roofing Squares by the average price of metal roof materials and installation in your area.

The Pacific Northwest Average for metal roof material and installation cost is roughly $850 before any details specific to your home are taken into consideration. This will provide a good rough estimate for a new metal roof on a home with an 1800 sq. ft. roof, again without taking into consideration roof tear-off or other variables.

18 roofing squares times $850 = $15,300.00

Stevenson Roofing’s Average metal roof material and installation cost is about $600. Below is a good rough estimate for Stevenson Roofing’s materials and installation, without taking into consideration roof tear-off issues or other variables.

18 roofing squares times $600 = $10,800.00

What Variables Can Affect the Price of a Metal Roof?

Only a qualified metal roofing contractor can give you a truly accurate price for a new metal roof, because there are so many factors and variables that can affect the final price for your home. Here are some of the variables you’ll need to explore with your roofing contractor:

  • Size of Roof
  • Slope of Roof
  • Complexity of Roof
  • Number of Different Roof Lines
  • Quality of the Existing roofing, if any
  • Metal Material Used
  • Material Style Chosen
  • Underlayment, Ridge Caps, and Accessories
  • Ventilation
  • Flashing
  • Gutters
  • Local Labor Costs
  • Home Location

A metal roof is a major investment, but it’s the best roofing material available for any home in the Pacific Northwest where durability, safety, long-life, low maintenance, energy savings and aesthetics are primary considerations.

The cost of a metal roof is front loaded, but remains a very cost effective roofing material. Especially when you consider that an asphalt roof will require regular maintenance and repair, and will need to be replaced 2 to 3 times during the average life of one metal roof.

Stevenson Roofing has been providing high quality roofing services to homes around the Puget Sound area since 1989. We are very proud of our reputation, customer service and A+ Better Business Bureau rating.

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