New Year, New Roof: How Much Will a Roof Replacement Cost in New Jersey?

by | Jan 20, 2023 | Blog, Costs, New Jersey, Roof Replacement | 0 comments

Did Hurricane Ida in 2021 cause damage to your roof? Are you still deciding what you are going to do in repairing it? Have other storms since then caused more damage, creating larger issues? The fear of cost and the stress behind getting a new roof can drive us to put it off for another day.

The cost of an asphalt shingle roof replacement in New Jersey is approximately between $7,500 and $15,000, based on a 1500-square-foot home.

Is your home larger or smaller than that size? To get an accurate cost for your particular home contact Simple Roofing. We have built our reputation as a top roofing contractor in New Jersey through exemplary craftsmanship and clear communication. Our work is meticulous, clean, and precise. We can help with all of your roofing needs, and offer peace of mind.

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Besides storm damage, what are other reasons to have your roof replaced?

  • Missing, broken, or torn shingles
  • Curled shingles on the edges
  • Heavy growth of mold and mildew on the shingle surface
  • Shingles that have lost granules
  • Evidence of water damage in your home from a leaking roof
  • Spongy areas in the shingles

When you call for a free inspection, what are some factors that must be considered as components of a quote on a new roof? Here is an essential list.

  • Roof size
  • Type of roofing material
  • Labor
  • Disposal of old material
  • Pitch, overhang, flashing

A trustworthy company will explain each of these items to you in detail and help you understand what they mean. Simple Roofing appreciates taking the time to educate you on each of these details so there is no confusion.

Besides the above list of items that make up the initial cost, other considerations should be discussed.

Underlayment Repair

Underlayment has a very important job and must be inspected when a new roof is installed. Here is the key point of underlayment and its purpose:

  • It protects the plywood decking from exterior elements
  • Shed moisture to help prevent mold and mildew
  • Prevents leaks from entering the home
  • Maintains a quality barrier between the actual roof and the decking

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Disposal of old material

In most cases, the old roofing material must be removed and discarded before the new can be installed. Please make sure your roofing company places tarps around your landscape and property to ensure simple cleanup and protection of your home. Ask if there are additional fees for the removal and disposal of the old roofing material.

Gutter Inspection

Gutters are a key component of a quality working roofing system. The main purpose of a gutter system is to effectively collect rainwater from your roof, and channel it to the ground through a downspout. When the gutter system fails, the water will seep through holes, and areas of rust, causing potential ice dams in the winter. Those icicles can be pretty in pictures, but they are not welcomed sights on your rooftop.

Our process as a roofing contractor is smooth and simple. You can turn your focus on the things that are most important to you, and leave the roofing job to us! We, at Simple Roofing in New Jersey, treat your property as if it were our own. Our experts will work with you to find the best solution for your needs.

Call today for a free inspection!