It’s 2023 people! Why do we still have to call a roofing company and have a sales rep come out? Just to get some ideas of the different material options and the cost?
Well, it just seems outdated and maybe even a waste of time and money.
Here at RoofCrafters, we believe that being transparent is the best policy for operating a successful business. We also know that we're not a good fit for everyone who's out shopping for a new roof. However, we want to do our part. We want to help make one of the most important investments you'll make by sharing our 29 years of roofing experience with you. We strive to do our very best to help you learn about all things roofing so that you can make a well-informed decision for yourself and your family.
So in this article, you'll learn:
Three main factors determine the cost.
Seven of the most popular roof materials used for roof replacements.
The cost for a roof replacement using those 7 roofing materials on homes.
We can promise you that by the end of this article, you'll know the fairest answer to, “How much will my roof replacement cost in Land O’ Lakes Florida?” And hopefully, you'll be better informed and able to set a budget for your upcoming roofing project.
Let’s dive right in!
3 Factors Used to Calculate the Cost to Tear Off and Replace a Roof in Florida
The cost of replacing your roof in Land O’Lakes, FL varies depending on many factors. So, I'll cover the 3 main factors that are used to calculate and determine your price.
The type of roof material you decide to go with.
The total square footage or size of your roof.
The complexity or difficulty of your roof project, such as how steep is your roof.
The most economical and popular roof materials that are installed on houses in Land O’ Lakes are asphalt shingles. Thereare 4 different shingle types to choose from depending on the particular style or curb appeal you prefer, the lifespan or duration of the warranty for the shingles, and the cost or budget you have set aside for your roof project.
The 4 different shingle types are:
Upgraded architectural shingles
It would be impossible for me to give you an exact price without knowing all the factors that determine the final cost, so I will provide you with the average cost of a typical home in Land O’ Lakes, Florida. A house with the most popular roof materials of 2023, an architectural shingle.
Most homeowners can expect the cost of their shingle roof to average between $11,200 to $19,000. This price is based on a typical 3 to 4-bedroom home, with 2 to 3 baths and a standard 2-car garage.
Of the 4 asphalt shingles types, the architectural asphalt shingles shown above are the most popular roofing shingles installed on homes.
Now this price may be slightly less, but it could be a little higher, typically it will fall somewhere in between depending on all the different factors that go into calculating the exact cost of your roof. To get the exact cost for your roof you would need to have a local roofing contractor come out and take your exact measurements.
If you're ready to move forward, we'll send one of our estimators out to your property. Where they'll measure and perform an onsite inspection and go over the different roof options with you.
The roof materials you choose are one of the main determining factors that go into calculating the cost of yourroof replacement. Deciding which one is right for you is the first step. Here are the top 7 materials installed on homes in Florida.
Top 7 materials Used for Roof Replacements in Florida
Below are the top 7 roofing materials used on roofs in 2023. The average cost for a roof replacement using each of these 7 roofing types on homes in the Land O’Lakes area:
3-tab shingle roof - average cost $7,300 to $10,600
Architectural shingle roof - average cost $11,200 to $17,100
Upgraded architectural shingle - average cost $13,100 to $19,000
Designer shingle roof - average cost $18,300 to $29,100
Screw-down metal roof - average cost $16,500 to $31,700
Standing seam metal roof - average cost $27,500 to $42,300
Spanish tile roof - average cost $33,700 to $69,800
One of the firststeps in the roof replacement process is deciding which roofing material is right for you. So understanding the average cost of each of the asphalt shingle roofs available in Land O’Lakes is our first step.
The Cost for Your Roof Replacement in Land O’ Lakes Florida with a 3-Tab Shingle
3-Tab asphalt shingles are the cheapest shingles on the market, these 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.
Not so good if you are looking for a roof with good wind protection. Being the lightest asphalt shingle they provide the least wind protection, during a major wind event the 3-tabs shingles are at a greater risk to blow off your roof.
A 3-tab shingle roof on a home in Land O'Lakes with 2 straight sides. No chimneys or skylights and the average cost is $7,300.
A 3-tab shingle roof on a home with 2 stories. A little more complex, the average cost is $8,950.
A 3-tab shingle on a house that is more complex. Has several valleys and gables, and the average cost is $10,600.
The Cost for a Roof Replacement in Land O’ Lakes withan Upgraded Architectural Shingle
Upgraded architectural asphalt shingles will provide you with the same economic ease as the 3-tab and architectural shingles. The major difference is the 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. The extra weight makes it a thicker shingle giving your roof more definition. This added definition creates pop and will add extra curb appeal.
Also, it’s no secret, the heavier the material the less likely it is to blow off in a wind storm or hurricane.
An upgraded architectural shingle on an easy roof pitch. No chimneys or skylights and the average cost is $13,100.
An upgraded architectural shingle on a roof that is a little more complex. Has hips and valleys, and the average cost is $16,050.
An upgraded architectural shingle on a home with 2 or 3 stories. More complex, with dormers and walls and several valleys, the average cost is $19,000.
The Cost of a New Roof Installing a Screw-Down Metal Roof
A screw-down metal roof, also called an agricultural panel, 5-V crimp metal, Maxi-rib, or Multi-rib panel is designed to give the look of a metal roof but requires less labor to install over its stronger bigger brother, the standing seam metal roof.
Having exposed fasteners means that this roof may require roof maintenance around the 5-year mark.
A screw-down metal roof on a home with 2 straight sides. The average cost is $16,500.
A screw-down metal roof with 2 stories that's a little more complex, with a chimney, dormers, and a couple of valleys, the average cost is $22,750.
A screw-down metal roof with 2 or 3 stories that are a little more complex. With a chimney, walls, and several valleys, the average cost is $31,700.
The Cost for a Roof Replacement in Land O’Lakes Florida with a Standing Seam Metal Roof
The standing seam metal roof is one of the best roof options on the market for any home or business.
A standing seam metal roof system is the top of the line for metal roofing. This metal roof is going to provide the best wind warranty and it has little to no maintenance whatsoever.
And yes, as you can see from the figures below, this metal roof system comes with a much larger upfront investment for you. Great if you plan on keeping the home, want the greatest wind protection, and love the look of metal roofs.
A standing seam metal roof on a home with 2 straight sides. The average cost is $27,500.
A standing seam metal on a roof that is a little more complex. Has hips and valleys, and the average cost is $34,900.
A standing seam metal on a house with 2 or 3 stories. For a more complex roof with a chimney, walls, or a skylight and several valleys, the average cost is $42,300.
A tile roof or sometimes referred to as a Spanish roof or a Spanish tile roof is one of the premium roof materials around.
Tile roofing materials are designed for longevity and to appeal to a certain architectural design. Typically we do clay tile or concrete tile roof replacements on Mediterranean style, European homes, Modern, and of course Spanish style homes.
A tile roof on a house with 2 straight sides. Not a complex roof, the average cost is $33,700.
A tile roof on a more complex home with 2 stories or split level. With hips and valleys, the average cost is $51,750.
A tile roof on a complex house with 2 or 3 stories. With a chimney, walls, or a skylight and several hips and valleys, the average cost is $69,800.