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Home Replacement Cost: Roof

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Roof

Built-Up/Tar and Gravel
Home Replacement Cost: Roof
Three to five layers of roofing felt laminated with coal tar, pitch or asphalt, and topped with a layer of gravel or other aggregate material. Typically found on flat or low-pitched roofs.

Included in Cost: 3-ply asphalt felt with gravel, flashing, gutters and downspouts.

Rubber
Roof covering using flexible elastomeric plastic/rubberized materials applied in rolls. The seams are vulcanized.

Included in Cost: Rubber roofing, flashing, gutters and downspouts.

Shingles, Architectural
Factory installed designer asphalt/fiberglass shingles featuring multi-layered construction, where random tabs or pads are applied to a base shingle to achieve added dimension and replicate the look of wood shakes. These shingles are sometimes referred to as laminated or three-dimensional shingles.

Included in Cost: Architectural shingles, asphalt felt, flashing, and factory installation labor.

Shakes, Wood
Home Replacement Cost: Roof
Shakes split from a bolt of wood, generally in random dimensions. Wood shakes are normally installed over a pitched roof on spaced sheathing covered with building paper.

Included in Cost: Asphalt felt, wood shakes, flashing, gutters and downspouts.

Shingles, Asphalt/Fiberglass
Home Replacement Cost: Roof
Shingles made of felt or inorganic fiberglass saturated with asphalt and surfaced with mineral granules. Also called composition shingles, these may be made in individual strips, interlocking and self-sealing. Asphalt shingles are normally applied on medium pitched roofs over solid sheathing and building paper.

Included in Cost: Asphalt felt, asphalt composition shingles, flashing, gutters and downspouts.

Shingles, Wood
Home Replacement Cost: RoofOverlapping, tapered pieces of wood, generally in random dimensions. Wood pine shingles are installed over a pitched roof on spaced sheathing covered with building paper.

Included in Cost: Asphalt felt, wood shingles, flashing, gutters and downspouts.

Slate
Home Replacement Cost: Roof
A dense, fine grained, metamorphic rock produced by the compression of various sediments, cut into thin tiles or slabs. Slate comes in any number of sizes, thicknesses and finishes.

Included in Cost: Asphalt felt, ¼” thick slate tiles or slabs, flashing, gutters and downspouts.

Tile, Clay
A roof made from different types of clay and fired in kilns to dry. Clay tiles can be divided into two categories: flat or roll.

Included in Cost: Asphalt felt, clay tile, flashing, gutters and downspouts.

Tile, Concrete
A thin piece of concrete made from Portland cement, fine aggregate, and pigments.  These tiles can be manufactured to resemble clay tile or wood shakes.

Included in Cost: Asphalt felt, concrete tile, flashing, gutters and downspouts.

Tin
Home Replacement Cost: Roof
A thin gauge sheet of tin (terne) that is typically fastened with a standing seam system. Tin alloys have a long life span and are a premium cost product. Tin roofs are not to be confused with the steel roofs commonly found on pre-engineered structures.

Included in Cost: Asphalt felt, tin roofing, flashing, gutters and downspouts.

Hail Proof
A roof cover made of high impact laminated asphalt shingles.  The shingles are composed of a heavyweight, non-woven fiberglass mat which is thoroughly impregnated and coated with modified asphalt for superior strength.

Included in Cost: Includes hail proof/impact resistant shingles, asphalt felt, flashing, gutters, downspouts, and installation labor.

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