The roof is one of the most prominent parts of a building. It protects against external conditions, ensuring safety and comfort for those within. Still, knowing the cost of repairs or replacement is daunting. Use this guide to learn how the variables of roof costs and how to use roofing calculators for an accurate estimate.
How to Estimate the Cost of Commercial Roof Services
Multiple factors go into the cost of commercial roof repair and replacement services, including
- Type of Roof
- Roof Accessibility
- Underlying Issues
- Fasteners and Code Requirements
Type of Roof
There are many types of commercial roof systems, and all have their own cost variations and considerations. For instance, single-ply membranes cost less than built-up roofs, asphalt shingle roofs, or metal roofs but may not last as long.
Accessibility factors – height, material storage, property access, and occupancy – also affect the cost of repairs. Working with an experienced and well-organized contractor is crucial for coordinating any commercial project.
Insulation, decking, existing substrates, and other structural elements impact roofing costs as well.. . Core samples and other exploratory tests may also need to be done to determine what’s going on beneath the roof surface, and help identify persistent trouble spots where water ingress or damage regularly occurs. Doing so may require additional material and labor costs to reduce the risk of further issues.
Fasteners, Wind Loads, and Code Requirements
Different regional, local, and state code requirements dictate which type of fasteners and wind loads your building may be subject to. These code requirements may demand strong fasteners and other materials, which can cost more in long-term expense.
Accurate, Fast Pricing Based on Your Needs
Ultimately, there are many factors that go into an accurate roofing estimate:
- Square foot estimation
- Tear-off cost
- Crane scheduling
- Dumpster rental
At Showalter, our team of professional estimators and industry leading estimating software take all these factors, and more, into account; providing you with an honest, accurate price range for your project..
Contact Showalter Today for Accurate Pricing!
Call Showalter Roofing for upfront, fair pricing on all commercial roof services. Our phone number is 630-499-7700. We’re available 24/7 for emergencies or to answer your questions or concerns. Otherwise, complete our submission form and receive a fast, free estimate.
25W048 Ramm Drive, Naperville, IL 60564