4 Key Factors That Impact Roof Quotes

To get an accurate estimate of the cost of your new roof, roofing contractors consider several factors, including the materials, the size of the roof, the labor involved, and your location.

Key Factor No. 1 Size

The size of your roof is the most significant cost factor.  To estimate the cost, divide the square footage by 100.  The average residential roof in the United States is 17 square or approximately 1700 square feet.  A price “per square” usually includes both materials and installation.

Key Factor No. 2 Roofing Materials

Asphalt shingles are the most popular and least expensive residential roofing material, but other materials like metal, wood, slate, or clay may cost more.  At Infinity, we install GAF asphalt shingles for their durability, curb appeal, and lifetime warranties on materials and workmanship.

Key Factor No. 3 Complexity

Steeper roofs require more staging and safety precautions and will likely take longer to install.  The pitch also determines the underlayment needed for the highest level of fire safety.

Roofing contractors also calculate features like chimneys, skylights, and ventilation pipes that they need to work around and complexities like the number of facets or faces the roof has.

Key Factor No. 4 Location

The cost of a roof replacement can vary depending on your location in the Tri-State.  The price may be higher or lower based on the area (coastal or in-land), the materials needed, and local code requirements.

Financing Your New Roof

If you’re hesitant to repair or replace your roof because of the upfront cost, you may want to consider a payment plan.  Infinity Roofing offers flexible and low monthly payments.  A roof that protects your home deserves a payment plan that fits your budget.  Learn more about our financing options here.