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What is the Cost to Tear Off and Replace a Roof in Bluffton, SC?

August , 2022 | 15 min. read

By Anthony Marzbanian

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vacation from roof leaks, storm damage, pest infestations, and all of the other unruly aspects that come with having an outdated roof.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 popular 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!

 

how much does it cost to replace a roof in bluffton south carolina

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 these 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 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 provide you with the average cost of a typical home with architectural asphalt shingles. These are the most popular roofing materials used on homes in the Bluffton, South Carolina, area.

architectural shingle roof with valleysOf the 4 asphalt shingles types, architectural shingles are the most popular materials for residential homes.  Most homeowners can expect to pay, on average, around $11,200 to $17,100. This price is based on a typical 3 to 4-bedroom home, 2 to 3 bathrooms, and a standard 2-car garage, as shown above.

The price may be slightly less, or could even be a little higher. but usually, it falls somewhere in between depending on all the different factors that go into calculating the final price 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 main determining factors of the cost of a roof replacement.

5 popular roof materials with the average cost in Bluffton to tear off and replace.

 

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

View GAF 3-tab colors here.

View Certainteed colors here.

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

A 3-tab shingle roof on a home with 2 stories. A little more complex, the average cost is $8,950.

3 tab roof with complex valleys

A 3-tab shingle on a home that is more complex. With several valleys, the average cost is $10,600.

The cost to tear off and install architectural shingles in Bluffton, SC.

 

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

Architectural shingles are also 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 and provides added dimension. 

Fun little fact, this shingle was designed to look like real wood shake shingles. So the shades of a brown or weathered wood look more natural to me. This is also the most popular shingle used on houses today. 

View GAF's Architectural colors here.

View CertainTeed's shingle colors here.

simple architectural shingle roof

For an architectural shingle roof on a home with 2 straight sides. Without chimneys or skylights the average cost is $11,200.

architectural shingle home with few valleys

An architectural shingle 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 roofAn architectural shingle on a home that's even more complex. With several hips and valleys, the average cost is $17,100.

The cost in Bluffton to tear off your roof and replace it with upgraded architectural shingles 

 

Upgraded architectural asphalt shingles will provide you with the same economic ease as the other shingles. The big difference is the added curb appeal. The upgraded shingle is much heavier in weight. Which creates a thicker shingle that will give your roof much more definition. The added definition creates pop and curb appeal. Side by side with the regular architectural shingle there is no comparison.

View GAF's Upgraded Architectural colors here.

View CertainTeed's Upgraded color options here.

simple upgraded architectural shingle

For an upgraded architectural shingle on a home with straight sides. Without chimneys or skylights, the average cost is $13,100.

slightly complex, upgraded architectural shingle roof

An upgraded architectural shingle 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

An upgraded architectural shingle on a home with 2 or 3 stories that is much more complex. With a chimney, dormers, and several valleys, the average cost is $19,000.

The cost to tear off and replace your roof with a standing seam metal in Bluffton, SC.

 

A standing seam metal roof is one of the best roof options for any home 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.

View the Metal roof color chart.

simple standing seam metal roof

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

standing seam metal roof with valleys

A standing seam metal roof on a home with a roof that is a little complex. Has multiple facades and valleys, the average cost is $34,900.

large home with red, standing seam metal roof

A standing seam metal roof on a home with 2 or 3 stories that's much more complex. With a chimney or a dormer and several valleys, the average cost is $42,300.

The cost for a roof replacement installing a Spanish tile.

 

A tile roof or tile roofing is also referred to as a Spanish roof or a Spanish tile roof. Tile roofing products are one of the premium roofing materials. It's designed for longevity and to appeal to a certain architectural design. Typically they are installed on Mediterranean, European, Modern, and of course Spanish-style homes.

Tiles: 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

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

A tile roof on a 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 high-quality roof for your Bluffton home?

 

After reading this article, you now know the average cost when it’s time to replace your roof in Bluffton. And that your local roofing contractor will first conduct a complete roof tear-off of the old roofing materials. They will go over your roof and remove the old materials section-by-section to prepare for your new roof. This also includes removing the old components such as metal eave drip, underlayment, pipe boot flashings, and any other 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 customer service representatives will reach out to you and schedule you with an estimator.

We believe that knowledge is important and 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.  

After you decide on the type of roof the next step is choosing the best color for your home.

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Anthony Marzbanian

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