When to Replace your Roof? Things to Consider


Roof and Gutter Replacement Packages

Pic of When to replace your roofHere at Dustin Johnson Exteriors , we provide a guide and will discuss some of the replacement packages for both roofs and gutters. Here we go through a few options with an average cost of materials and install. For a more exact quote, please call so that we can break it down based on your individual needs. First, we will discuss detail about gutters, from maintenance to replacement including detail on lifespan. We will then move into roofing details, ranging from lifespan to cost of repair and replacement, touching on the different types of roofing materials as well.

Firstly, let’s discuss the national average for gutter installation. To install galvanized or aluminum gutters, the average cost ranges from $4 to $9 per foot. Vinyl gutters are also an option, and can be easier . They run between $3 and $5 per foot. To try and give you an average total, 125 to 200 feet of gutters can run you between $1050 to $2400 depending on options actual cost and options. Note that this is for the materials alone. Labor can vary,but on average it take approximately seven hours to install a 50 foot section, leaving an average three day install to cost about $2200.

Gutter drainage will usually run about $160. Removing old gutters and disposing of them usually adds an additional $100. It runs an average of $90 to clean your gutters, which is recommended to do often so they do not clog and cause any further issues or backups.

Know When to Repair or Replace Your Gutters:

Here are some signs to keep an eye on to let you know if your gutters need replacing. Leaking gutters can cause a multitude of issues. Gutters can leak for many different reason such as being clogged, damaged or worn. Water leaking into the basement, mold in the basement, gutters sagging, standing water in your gutters, rusted gutters, paint peeling, gutters being bent dented or cracked, finding nails or broken fasteners on the ground or finding gaps in the gutter where they are connected.

Image of When to replace your roofAccording to Angies list the average cost to remove and replace the roof with asphalt shingles cost between $120 and $400 per 100 square feet. The cost for wood shingles is between $630 and $870 per 100 square feet. Materials for metal roofs can cost up to $1800 for 100 square feet. Slate, being the most expensive option runs about $800 to $4000 per 100 square feet. There are also 3-Tab Shingles and Dimensional Shingles. 3-Tab hs about a 25 year lifespan and costs around $150 to $200 per square foot, There are variations of 3-tab shingles such as ice and water shields, nails, ridge-vent and roof flashing details. Dimensional shingles cost around $225 to $300 per square foot. They cost a bit more but are a thicker shingle with a longer lifespan, lasting upwards of about 30 years.

The life span does vary a bit depending on which material you use for your roof. Asphalt shingles can last 30 years or more, while metal, tile, and slate may last for 50 years or more. The price above are just an average cost and will vary depending on a number of variables, so use this strictly as a guideline. It is best that you call with any particular questions as someone will be able to give you a much more accurate quote depending on type of shingle,location, size of repair or cost of redoing the entire roof .

Premium shingles range from $450 to $700 per square foot installed, a material cost of $200 to $250 per square. Slate roofing cost is $1500 per square.. Each square is a 10×10 foot square

We can quickly touch on average cost for a roof repair. Again, this is just a national average grabbed from researching multiple different options, so for a more accurate quote, you will want to contact us regarding your specific needs. Minor repairs can run ou $150 to $400. A moderate repair can run anywhere from $400 t $1000,while major repairs will cost anywhere between $1000 to $3000 and above. Usually anything over $3000, you are looking more at replacing your entire roof, but it is not that uncommon for the costs to exceed the $3000 based on many different variables.