So you live in Augusta, Georgiaand you are looking for some prices for shingle roofs?
Look, I get it and I know from experience it can be frustrating trying to find a local contractor who will discuss money or their prices here online.
As a homeowner myself, as soon as I need to fix something around the house the first question that pops into my mind is, “What’s it gonna cost me?”
From what I see, no roofing companies here in Augusta talk about the cost of shingle roofs online.
And I'm not sure about you but I know I do not want to call a contractor out to my home, just to get a budget.
That’s ok, here at RoofCrafters of Augustawe are not scared to discuss cost or price on our website. Being honest and transparent with our clients is what has kept us in business for nearly 3 decades.
We know that your upcoming roof project is a major investment and may be one of the most important decisions you’ll make for your family's protection and safety for many years to come. And whether you choose to work with our family or not, we still want to help be a part of you making the best decision for your family's protection.
As I mentioned, we have been installing roofs for almost 3 decades, so we know a few things about estimating the cost of a roof. And by sharing our 29 years of roofing experience with you, we hope to help you learn more by explaining what all goes into shingle roof replacementso that you can make a well-informed decision about your upcoming roofing project.
Now I won't be able to give you an exact price for a roof but I can promise you that by the end of this article you’ll know what the average cost for a shingle roof in Augusta, Ga in 2022 will be.
I will also provide you with some other valuable information that I believe will help you make the best decision on purchasing the right asphalt shingle roof for your home in Augusta.
What is the cost for my shingle roof in Augusta, GA in 2022?
The exact cost of replacing your roof will vary depending on several factors.
So let’s go over the 3 main factors that are used to determine the price of a new shingle roof on all homes.
3 main factors roofers use when calculating the cost of a shingle roofin Augusta.
The first factor is the type of roof material you choose.
The second factor is the total square footage of the roof area that needs to be covered.
The third factor is the complexity of your roof project, how steep is your roof, and will your local contractor in Augusta, GA be able to get their equipment close to your home.
Asphalt shingles available in Augusta, Georgia.
The most economic and common roof materials used in theCSRA area are asphalt shingles.There are 4 different shingle typesfor you to choose from depending on the particular style you prefer, the duration of the warranty, and of course the cost or budget you have set aside.
The 4 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 Augusta with one of the most popular shingles used in 2022.
Most homeowners in Augusta, GA can expect the cost of their roof to average between $11,200 to $17,100. This price is based on a typical 3 bedroom home, with 2 or 3 bathrooms and a standard 2-car garage.
One of the first steps in the roof replacementprocess is deciding which of the 4 different asphalt shingles is right for you. So understanding the average cost of each of the asphalt shingle roofs available in Augusta is the first step.
The average cost for a 3-tab shingle in Augusta, GA.
3-Tab asphalt shingles are themost economical shingles on the market, these shingles are often referred to as builder-grade shingles.
The 3-Tab shingles are typically installed on new construction homes and investment properties. Good choice, if you have an extremely tight budget. Not the best choice if you are looking for the best wind protection.
Aesthetics: They provide a slate shingle look
Lifespan: Typically lasts 12-15 years
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 the roof.
For a 3-tab shingle roof on a home with 2 straight sides and no chimneys or skylights, the average cost is $7,300
For a 3-tab shingle roof on a home with a split level or 2 stories a little more complex, with a chimney or a skylight and a couple of valleys, the average cost is $8,950
For a 3-tab shingle roof on a home with a split level or 2 or 3 stories, very complex, with a chimney or a skylight and several valleys, the average cost is $10,600
The average cost to replace your roof in Augusta, Ga with an architectural shingle.
Architectural asphalt shingles also known as dimensional shingles are heavier than the 3-tab shingles and will provide you a much better wind rating than the much lighter 3-tab shingles
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 dimension, fun fact, this shingle was designed to look like real wood shingles.
So, in my opinion, the darker colors, especially the brown colors, look more natural, because they resemble a real wood shake shingle roof more than the gray colors or lighter gray colors do. Hey, maybe it's because I know they were designed to look like wood shingles and wood shingles are brown…right?
Architectural shingles are also the most common of the asphalt shingles used today.
Aesthetics: These shingles provide a dimension that will provide more curb appeal
For an architectural shingle roof on a home with 2 straight sides and no chimneys or skylights, the average cost is $11,200
For an architectural shingle roof on a home with a split level or 2 stories a little more complex, with a chimney or a skylight and a couple of valleys, the average cost is $14,150
For an architectural shingle roof on a home with a split level or 2 or 3 stories a little more complex, with a chimney or a skylight and several valleys, the average cost is $17,100
The average cost in Augusta to install 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 curb appeal, side by side with its little brother the regular architectural shingle there is no comparison, this shingle is much heavier in weight which makes it a thicker shingle giving your roof much more definition, creating pop and beautiful curb appeal.
Aesthetics: The thickness of these shingles creates a very noticeable difference that provides an extra pop from the street.
Lifespan: Created with more asphalt in the shingle, these shingles typically last 25 to 30 years.
Protection: The heavier a product the less likely it is to blow off in a major wind storm. These shingles can weigh as much as 100 lb per square foot more than regular architectural shingles depending on the manufacturer you go with.
For an upgraded architectural shingle roof on a home in Augusta, GA with 2 straight sides and no chimneys or skylights, the average cost is $13,100
For an upgraded architectural shingle roof on a home with a split level or 2 stories a little more complex, with a chimney or a skylight and a couple of valleys, the average cost is $16,050
For an upgraded architectural shingle roof on a home with a split level or 2 or 3 stories a little more complex, with a chimney or a skylight and several valleys, the average cost is $19,000
The cost to roof your home in Augusta, GA with a designer shingle.
Designer asphalt shingles or sometimes they are also referred to as luxury shingles. Designer or luxury shingles are specially designed to simulate real products, such as real slate or real wood shingles.
They are by far the heaviest of the asphalt shingle family.
Designer shingles will add tremendous aesthetic value, they create amazing curb appeal with their unique designs. If you want your home in Augusta to stand out from the rest, this may be the right shingle for you.
Aesthetics: These shingles are specifically manufactured to provide the most curb appeal.
Lifespan: You can expect these shingles to last 30 to 40 years.
Protection: Being the heaviest of the shingle family, with proper installation these provide an unmatched wind and overprotection from storms.