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What is the Average Cost to Tear Off and Replace a Roof in Bluffton, South Carolina?

March 11th, 2022 | 15 min. read

What is the Average Cost to Tear Off and Replace a Roof in Bluffton, South Carolina?

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The cost of having your roof replaced is a lot like planning a family vacation. There are many variables that will determine the final costs to cover all your expenses. For example, do you plan to travel by car or plane? Are you staying at a resort or renting an Airbnb? Will you be eating at restaurants or living off of Cheeto’s? Hey, this is a no-judgment zone.

 

All of that effort and money spent doesn’t go unnoticed. You and your family get to have a great vacation filled with memories that last a lifetime. Now, what if we told you that you could have a vacation every day when you invest time, effort, and money into installing a new roof?

 

Okay, cheesy, we know. It’s true, though! You’ll have a permanent vacation from roof leaks, storm damage, pest infestations, and all of the other unruly aspects that come with having an outdated roof. Take it from us, RoofCrafters has been tearing off and replacing roofs for the past 29 years, so we know a thing or two.

 

If you’re reading this article, it’s safe to say that you’re curious about the costs of tearing off and replacing the roof on your Bluffton home. You’re in the right place because, in this article, we will explain the 3 main factors that determine the cost to tear off and replace a roof in your Town of Bluffton, the most common materials used on homes, and the average cost of the top 5 roofing materials installed on homes in your area. Let’s jump right in!

 

 

The 3 Main Factors Considered When Calculating Tear-Off and Replacement Costs In Bluffton, South Carolina

 

The cost of replacing your roof in Bluffton, SC 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 roofing materials installed are asphalt shingles. There are 4 different types of asphalt shingles 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 for your roof replacement project.

 

The 4 different 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 common roofing materials used on homes in the Bluffton, South Carolina, area.

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 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 Bluffton, 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 a roof replacement.

 

Here are 5 popular roof materials and the average cost in Bluffton for a tear-off and roof replacement

 

  1. 3-tab shingle roof average cost $7,300 – $10,600
  2. Architectural shingle average roof cost $11,200 – $17,100
  3. Upgraded architectural shingle average roof cost $13,100 – $19,000
  4. Standing seam metal roof average roof cost $27,500 – $42,300
  5. Spanish tile roof average roof cost $33,700 – $69,800

 

The Cost to Tear-Off and Replace 3-Tab Shingles in Bluffton, SC

 

3-Tab asphalt shingles are the most economical shingles on the market, these shingles are often referred to as builder grade shingles. 3-tab shingles are mostly installed on new construction homes and investment properties. Good, if you have an extremely tight budget.  Here are the color options. 

 

Single story home with 3 tab shingles

For a 3-tab shingle roof on a home 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, the average cost is $8,950.

 

3 tab roof with complex valleys

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

 

 

The Cost to Tear-Off and Replace Architectural Shingles in Bluffton, SC

 

Architectural asphalt shingles are heavier than the 3-tab shingles and will provide you with a much better wind rating than the lighter 3-tab shingle.

 

Architectural shingles are sometimes referred to as laminated or dimensional shingles because during the production of the shingle the manufacturer laminates shingle parts together. This laminated part creates depth or provides added dimension, fun little fact, this shingle was designed to look like real wood shake shingles. This is also the most popular of the asphalt shingles used today.  Colors choices to inspire you.

 

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 couple of valleys, the average cost is $14,150.

 

complex architectural shingle roofFor 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 Cost to Tear-Off and Replace Upgraded Architectural Shingles in Bluffton

 

Upgraded architectural asphalt shingles will provide you the same economic ease as the 3-tab and architectural shingles. The big difference is the added curb appeal, side by side with as its brother the regular architectural shingle there is no comparison. The upgraded shingle is much heavier in weight, which creates a thicker shingle that will give your roof much more definition, creating pop and curb appeal. Take a peak at these color options. 

 

simple upgraded architectural shingle

For an upgraded architectural shingle roof on a home with 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 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 much more complex, with a chimney, dormers and several valleys, the average cost is $19,000.

 

 

The Cost to Tear-Off and Replace a Standing Seam Metal Roof in Bluffton

 

A standing seam metal roof is one of the best roof options for any home or business that is located in beautiful Bluffton SC. It is the top of the line for metal roofing materials. And yes, as you can see from the figures below, this roof system does come with a much larger upfront investment.  Metal roof color chart.

 

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 multiple facades and a 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 much more complex, with a chimney or a dormers and several valleys, the average cost is $42,300.

 

 

The Cost to Tear-Off and Replace a Tile Roof in Bluffton, SC

 

A tile roof replacement cost or tile roofing is sometimes referred to as a Spanish roof or a Spanish tile roof. Tile roofing products 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. Look at the different styles and colors here. 

 

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 little more complex home with 2 stories or split level, with dormers and a couple of valleys, the average cost is $51,750.

 

large home with tile roof that has multiple valleys

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

 

 

Ready to Invest in a Quality Roof for Your Bluffton Home?

 

After reading this article, you now know that when it’s time to replace your roof in Bluffton, your 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 vents that may be on the roof.

 

Now that you’re a guru in all aspects of the tear-off and replacement process in your hometown of Bluffton, 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 your onsite inspection 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 Bluffton 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.