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2019 Metal Roof Cost Guide: Installation Prices, Style Options, Metal vs Asphalt

Many homeowners looking to replace their old shingle roof consider metal roofing to be the best alternative. While a metal roof is more expensive than asphalt shingles, it offers much better long term value when it comes to durability, protection against leaks, energy efficiency, and low maintenance costs.

Most people spend $8,960-12,240 to install a metal roof on a 1,600 sq.ft. ranch or cape style home. This is the equivalent of $560-765 per roof square.

Compared to other premium materials, such as slate stone or clay tile, metal roofing costs 35-60% less!

Learn about installation and material prices for: Standing Seam, Metal Shingles, Corrugated Steel Panels and Stone-Coated Steel Tiles.

In this guide:

Cost of materials
Professional installation charges
Types of metal roofs –

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Metal Roof Cost Calculator: Estimate Metal Roofing Prices

For many homeowners who are looking to install a metal roof on their house, cost is a huge factor. As of 2019, the average price to install metal roofing is $5.85 to $9.78 per square foot.

Calculate the cost of the most popular metal roofs: standing seam, corrugated R-panels, steel or aluminum shingles/shakes, stone coated steel, copper & zinc vertical panels.

Roof Size:

x ft.

Metal Roof Type:

Standing Seam
R-Panel / V5 Crimp
Steel Shingles
Aluminum Shingles
Stone-Coated Steel
Copper Roofing
Zinc Roofing

Roof Pitch:

3 (low slope)
5 (medium)
7 (medium)
9 (steep)
10 (steeper)
12 (very steep)

Job Complexity:

Simple roof
Medium difficulty
Very cut-up roof

Tear-off:

YES – 1 layer
YES – 2 layers
NO tear-off

Number of Floors:

1 Level
2 Levels
3 Levels

Skylights / Chimneys:
#

Ridge Vent Length:
ft.
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Flat Roof Repair: Causes of Leaks, Repair Costs & DIY Fixes

Is your flat roof leaking again? If your roof is relatively new, repairing any leaks or damages should be your first go-to solution.

An average flat roof repair costs around $400-600, which is significantly cheaper than the cost of full replacement.

Moreover, having a pro repair your flat roof can easily extend its service life by at least 3-5 years. However, in some cases, trying to fix a leaking roof membrane might be a futile effort and a complete waste of money.

Often leaks, water damage and other issues may be the result of faulty installation, poor maintenance, or old age of the roof itself.

We will go through the common flat roof problems and signs that warrant repair vs replacement,

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