Skip to main content

«  View All Posts

Roof Replacement | Pricing in Georgia

What is the Average Cost for my Roof Replacement in Savannah, Georgia, in 2022?

March 24th, 2022 | 15 min. read

What is the Average Cost for my Roof Replacement in Savannah, Georgia, in 2022?

Print/Save as PDF

Savannah, Georgia, is known for its rich history and preserved architecture, and is known as “The Hostess City of The South”. As every good hostess knows, preparation is key. Beds are to be made daily, macaroni and cheese does go in the oven, cocktails before 5 are distasteful, and thou shall never allow your roof to leak on your guests.

 

Okay, maybe I made that last one up. However, if I were touring Savannah, the last thing I’d want is a chunk of ceiling falling in my wine at the bed and breakfast. RoofCrafters has been serving the Savannah, Georgia area for decades, and we believe that preserving the roofs on Victorian historic homes is just as important as the roof on your 21st century fabulous farmhouse.

 

How much is this going to cost, though? As a resident of Savannah, you know that this charming city is many things, but cheap is not one of them. If you’re hoping to break down the cost of your upcoming roof replacement, you’re in the right place.

 

In this article, you’ll learn about 3 main factors that determine the cost of a new roof in your neighborhood and the average cost of the 7 most popular roofing materials used by contractors near you. Grab your notepad, and let’s get started!

 

 

The 3 Main Factors Considered When Calculating Tear-Off and Replacement Costs In Savannah, Georgia in 2022

 

The cost of replacing your roof in Savannah varies depending on 3 main factors:

  1. The type of roof material you decide to go with
  2. The total square footage or size of your roof
  3. The complexity or difficulty of your roof

The most economic and popular roof materials installed are asphalt shingles. There are 4 different styles of asphalt shingles for you to choose from, depending on the particular style or curb appeal you prefer, the duration of the warranty or lifespan for the materials, and of course the cost or budget you have set aside for your roof replacement project.

The 4 shingle types are:  

  1. 3-tab shingles
  2. Architectural shingles
  3. Upgraded architectural shingles
  4. Designer shingles

 

It would be impossible for us to give you an exact price without knowing all of the many factors that determine the final cost, so we’ll go ahead and provide you with the average cost of a typical home with asphalt shingles and some of the other most popular roofing materials used on homes in the Savannah, Georgia, area in 2022.

 

architectural shingle roof with valleys

 

Of the 4 asphalt shingles types, architectural shingles are the most commonly used materials on residential homes.  Most homeowners can expect to invest, on average, between $11,200 to $17,100. This price is based on a typical 3 to 4 bedroom home, with 2 to 3 bathrooms and a standard 2 car garage, like shown above.

 

The price may be slightly less, or it could even be a little higher or somewhere in between depending on all the different factors that go into calculating the exact cost for you. To get an exact cost in Savannah, you would need to have a local roofing contractor come out and do an onsite inspection.

 

The roof materials you choose are one of the many determining factors of the cost of your roof replacement.

 

The Top 7 Roofing Materials Installed on Homes in Savannah, Georgia

 

The roofing materials you choose are one of the main determining factors that go into calculating the cost of your roof replacement. Here are 7 of the most popular roof materials of 2022 and the average cost for a roof replacement in Savannah:

 

  1. 3-Tab shingle roof average cost  $7,300  to  $10,600
  2. Architectural shingle  roof average cost  $11,200  to  $17,100
  3. Upgraded architectural shingle  roof average cost  $13,100  to  $19,000
  4. Designer shingle  roof average cost  $18,300  to  $29,100
  5. Screw down metal  roof average cost  $16,500  to  $31,700
  6. Standing seam metal  roof average cost  $27,500  to  $42,300
  7. Spanish tile  roof average cost  $33,700  to  $69,800

 

The Average Cost For a Roof Replacement in Savannah With a 3-Tab Shingle

 

3-Tab asphalt shingles are the economical shingles on the market, these are often referred to as builder grade shingles, these are often installed on new construction homes and investment properties. Good, if you have an extremely tight budget. and are ok with having less wind protection. View 3-Tab color options here.

 

Single story home with 3 tab shingles

For a 3-tab shingle roof on a home in Savannah with 2 straight sides and no chimneys or skylights the average cost is $7,300.

 

two story home with 3 tab shingles

For a 3-tab shingle roof on a home with 2 stories that is a little more complex, with  a couple of valleys, the average cost is $8,950.

 

3 tab roof with complex valleys

For a 3-tab shingle roof on a home that is even more complex, with several valleys and gables, the average cost is $10,600.

 

 

The Average Cost For a Roof Replacement in Savannah With an Architectural Shingle

 

Architectural asphalt shingles, also known as dimensional shingles are heavier than the 3-tab shingles and provide you a much better wind rating than the lighter 3-tab shingle. Again, these are the most popular asphalt shingles used on homes in Savannah.  See. architectural shingle colors here. 

 

simple architectural shingle roof

For an architectural shingle roof on a home with 2 straight sides and no chimneys or skylights, the average cost is $11,200.

 

architectural shingle home with few valleys

For an architectural shingle roof on a home that is a little more complex, with a dormer and a few valleys, the average cost is $14,150.

 

complex architectural shingle roof

For an architectural shingle roof on a home that's a little more complex, with several hips and valleys, the average cost is $17,100.



The Average Cost For a Roof Replacement in Savannah With an Upgraded Architectural Shingle

 

Upgraded architectural asphalt shingles will provide you the same economic ease, as the 3-tab and architectural shingles. The major difference is the added curb appeal. Side by side with its little brother, the regular architectural shingle, there is no comparison. The upgraded shingle is much heavier in weight which makes it a thicker shingle giving your roof much more definition. This added definition creates pop and adds curb appeal to your home. See upgraded colors here. 

 

simple upgraded architectural shingle

For an upgraded architectural shingle roof on an easy roof pitch with 2 straight sides and no chimneys or skylights, the average cost is $13,100.

 

slightly complex, upgraded architectural shingle roof

For an upgraded architectural shingle roof on a home with a roof that is a little more complex, with a skylight and several hips and valleys, the average cost is $16,050.

 

Upgraded architectural shingle on complex roof

For an upgraded architectural shingle roof on a home with 2 or 3 stories that is a little more complex, with dormers and walls and several valleys, the average cost is $19,000.

 

 

The Average Cost For a Roof Replacement in Savannah With a Designer Asphalt Shingle

 

Designer asphalt shingles or they are sometimes referred to as luxury shingles. Designer or Luxury shingles are specially designed to add a unique one-of-a-kind look to your home. This will drastically impact the curb appeal and added curb appeal means your home in Savannah will have way more value. Designer styles and color options. 

 

simple designer asphalt shingle roof

For a designer asphalt shingle roof on a home with an easy roof pitch and no chimneys or skylights,  the average cost is $18,300.

 

two story home with complex roof

For a designer asphalt shingle roof on a complex home with 2 stories or split level, with a chimney or a skylight and valleys, the average cost is $23,700.

 

large home with designer asphalt shingles

For a designer asphalt shingle roof on a home with 2 stories or split level that is more complex, with a chimney, dormers, and several valleys, the average cost is $29,100.

 

 

The Average Cost For a Roof Replacement in Savannah With a Screw Down Metal Roof 

 

A screw-down metal roof, also called an agricultural panel, 5-V crimp metal roofing, maxi-rib metal roofing, or multi-rib panels. The screw down metal roofing is designed to give the look and feel of a metal roof and it requires less labor to install over its stronger bigger brother, the standing seam metal roof.  Which helps with the cost, it will require some maintenance with the exposed screws around the 5 year mark. Screw down metal roof colors. 

 

simple screw down metal roof

For a screw down metal roof on a home with 2 straight sides and no chimneys, skylights, or valleys the average cost is $16,500.

 

screw down metal roof home with dormers

For a screw down metal roof on a home with 2 stories that is a little more complex, with a chimney, dormers, and a couple of valleys, the average cost is $22,750.

 

large home with screw down metal roof

For a screw down metal roof on a home with 2 or 3 stories that is a little more complex, with a chimney, walls and several valleys, the average cost is $31,700.

 

 

The Average Cost For a Roof Replacement in Savannah With a Standing Seam Metal Roof

 

A standing seam metal roof is one of the best roof options for any home or business in Savannah. It is the top of the line for metal roofs. And yes, as you can see from the figures below, this roof system does come with a much larger upfront investment.  Well worth the investment in my opinion, if you plan to keep your home and love metal roofs.

Standing seam color options. 

 

simple standing seam metal roof

For a standing seam metal roof on a home with 2 straight sides and no chimneys, skylights, or valleys the average cost is $27,500.

 

standing seam metal roof with valleys

For a standing seam metal roof on a home with a roof that is a little more complex, with a couple of hips and valleys, the average cost is $34,900.

 

large home with red, standing seam metal roof

For a standing seam metal roof on a home with 2 or 3 stories that's a lot more complex, with a chimney, walls or a skylight and several valleys, the average cost is $42,300.

 

 

The Average Cost For a Roof Replacement in Savannah Installing a Tile Roof Material

 

A tile roof replacement cost or sometimes tile roofing is referred to as a Spanish roof or a Spanish tile roof. Tile roofing is one of the premium roof materials designed for longevity and to appeal to a certain architectural design. Typically these are installed on Mediterranean, European, Modern and of course Spanish-style homes. Styles and colors available.  

 

simple tile roof

For a tile roof on a home with 2 straight sides and no chimneys or skylights, the average cost is $33,700.

 

tile roof with multiple valleys

For a tile roof on a more complex home with 2 stories or split level, with a couple of hips and valleys, the average cost is $51,750.

 

large home with tile roof that has multiple valleys

For a tile roof on a complex home with 2 or 3 stories, with a chimney, walls or a skylight and several hips and valleys, the average cost is $69,800.

 

 

Should I Invest In a New Roof for My Savannah Home?

 

If you’re the fine owner of the historic bed and breakfast with the crackling ceiling, I’d say it’s time to take the jump. For our friends with modern homes, it’s your call. Whenever you decide on the right time to replace your roof, you now know that your local roofing contractor will first conduct a complete roof tear-off of the old roofing materials.

 

They will go over your existing roof and remove the old materials section-by-section to prepare for your new roof installation. This also includes removing the old components such as metal eave drip, underlayment, pipe boot flashing, and any old roofing vents that may be on the roof.

 

Now that you’re a rookie in the tear-off and replacement process in your hometown of Savannah, go ahead and drop RoofCrafters a line on our contact page to schedule your inspection. One of our friendly representatives will reach out to you and get you scheduled right away.

 

We believe that knowledge is power and that you deserve to feel educated and confident about the services you’re receiving. If you’d like to know more about RoofCrafters before your inspection, check out the Savannah page on our website and learn more about the services we offer in your area. While you’re there, feel free to browse the extensive resources we have listed in our learning center

 

Savannah, GA