Every roof has a projected lifespan and, if you own a home, you can expect to need to replace your roof at some point during the course of your lifetime. It’s no secret that construction projects can get expensive, but just how much will you need to pay for a roof replacement in Denver?
Average Roof Replacement Cost in Denver
The average cost to replace a roof in Denver is between $15,600 to $19,200 which is typically around $650 to $800 per square. The final cost of your roof replacement will vary depending on a variety of factors that will be carefully considered by your expert Denver roofing specialist at Cairn Roofing.
How Roof Size Impacts Replacement Cost
The size of your roof will be the most important factor in determining the cost of your roof replacement. Roofs are measured and priced in squares which are equal to 100 square feet. While your roofing expert will take the time to take precise measurements to determine the exact size of your roof, you can use the square footage of the footprint of your home and divide that number by 100 to find the squares of your roof to find the general size of your roof.
- 10 square roof: $6,500 to $8,000
- 15 square roof: $9,750 to $12,000
- 20 square roof: $13,000 to $16,000
- 25 square roof: $16,250 to $20,000
- 30 square roof: $19,500 to $24,000
- 35 square roof: $22,750 to $28,000z
Other Factors That Impact Roof Replacement Cost in Denver
While the size of your roof will essentially be the biggest factor that determines the cost of your Denver roof replacement, there are several other factors that will either directly impact the size of the roof or be impacted by the size of the roof which will change the cost of your replacement.
The pitch of your roof refers to how steep the roof is. Roofers measure pitch as the distance a roof travels vertically (x) over a 12 inch horizontal span and designate the pitch as x/12 or x:12. Each pitch has a corresponding, industry-standard pitch multiplier that is used to calculate the change to the surface area of the roof from the pitch. As a general rule, as the pitch of a roof increases, so does the surface area. This means that steeper roofs are typically more expensive to replace.
The complexity of the roof refers to the specific shape and style of the roof as well as any accessory parts that are installed on the roof. This will take into account the number of peaks and valleys the roof has, any skylights that are installed, and other things like chimneys and pipe vents. All of these things will have an effect on the amount of materials needed for the roof and the time it will take to replace the roof which can drastically change the cost of the replacement.
Labor costs typically account for around 40% to 60% of the total cost of your roof replacement. The total cost of labor is greatly impacted by the size of the roof, materials used, and the complexity of the roof. Broken down simply, the cost of labor is calculated using three variables
- The number of technicians needed to complete the project
- The number of hours needed to complete the project
- The cost per hour for each technician working on the project
Is your Denver roof past due for a replacement? Contact Cairn Roofing, today, to discuss your options and see how we can help!