Understanding Metal Roofing Cost in Alberta & Ontario
How much does a metal roof cost in Alberta or Ontario? Is it more expensive than asphalt shingles roofing? Is it worth to invest in a metal roof at all? Well, these are some of the questions which come to mind when people plan to replace their roof.
Metal roof costs between $9.00 and $12.00 per square foot installed in Alberta or Ontario. If an average residential roof size is somewhere between 2,000 to 3,000 sq.ft, then it will cost between $18,000.00 to $36,000.00 to replace those roofs.
We have put down some important information related to the metal roofing cost. Continue reading the page to understand metal roof prices.
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Why choosing a metal roof?
As a homeowner, you must be well-aware of the importance of a roof. Choosing the most suitable roofing material for your house could be a tedious task. Metal roofing system is a great option but you should have sufficient information about it to have a successful project.
Metal roofing systems are built using a high quality roofing materials which last a lifetime. Metal roof has a modern look and is highly resistant to harsh weather conditions. Metal roofing systems are highly durable, resistant to cracking, eroding, and shrinking. At AMT Roofing, our metal roofing systems come with up to 50-year warranty and 25 year workmanship warranty (residential projects only).
Metal roofing is a smart investment in various ways. For instance, your energy bills will significantly reduce. These roofing systems are energy efficient, so they keep the house cool even during the sweltering months. Metal reflects sunlight, keeping temperatures lower when it’s hot outside.
Generally, metal roofing costs more than conventional asphalt shingles. There are several reasons for that, such as higher cost of material and more complex installation process. However, you will save money in a long term by avoiding upkeep expenses and replacement costs. Metal roofing prices are about 2 to 3 times higher than asphalt shingles, but it is certainly worth your investment in a long run.
Factors that determine the cost of a metal roof in Alberta or Ontario
Roofing Material & Roof Area
Generally, the bigger your roof, the more is the cost. The estimated cost per square foot depends on a roofing material, as well as other factors listed above.
Metal roofing costs between $9.00 and $12.00 per square foot installed. If an average residential roof size is somewhere between 2,000 to 3,000 sq.ft, then it will cost between $18,000.00 to $36,000.00 to replace those roofs.
Roof Structure And Pitch
Factors which determine metal roofing price are a number of roof planes, skylights, dormers, chimneys, valleys, as well as roof pitch (slope).
If a roof is walkable, it will be cheaper to install metal on it. Steeper roof needs special equipment and takes longer time to install; hence price rises. It also takes longer to work around chimneys, valleys, windows, skylights compared to plain roof.
Existing Roof Removal
Apart from buying a metal roofing system, you also have to decide whether removal of an old roofing materials is required or not. Removing an old roofing material adds to the total cost for a new replacement roof. Always see the building code for your area and consult with a specialist, if removal is required, because metal roofing systems often can be installed on top of an old roof.
Labour And Installation
Metal roof installation requires professionals for the task. It is complex and labour intensive to install a metal roofing system in comparison to asphalt shingles and other roofing types.
AMT Metal Roofing Pricing Includes:
At AMT Metal Roofing, metal roof installation cost ranges between $9.00 and $12.00 per square foot. Depending on the size of the roof, the average cost of metal roofing system falls between $18,000.00 and $36,000.00. Various factors determine the cost, such as material, labour/installation, strapping, underlayment and delivery. Our prices for standing seam metal roofing include the following items:
The material has a vital role in the calculation of the total cost of metal roofing system installation. At AMT Metal Roofing, we use metal tiles or standing seam roofing systems for residential, as well as commercial and industrial buildings.
Roof underlayment is an essential additional layer of protection to avoid any kind of water leakage. At AMT Metal Roofing, only top quality underlayment is provided to ensure complete security and protection.
The delivery cost depends on the location. If the distance to be covered is extended, the delivery cost will also go up.
This includes the use of additional material and hence the cost of installation automatically increases. Wood strapping is important as it offers support and ventilation to metal roofing system.
Labour + installation
AMT Metal Roofing is a roofing company set in Edmonton and Toronto. Our labour charges always include complimentary warranty, liability insurance, training programs, WCB and project management cost. The metal roof cost differs on the size of the roof and its complexity.
Why Metal Roof?
At AMT Metal Roofing we use only the highest quality materials to build commercial and industrial roofs. Our metal roofing systems are engineered to withstand the toughest degrees of stress, all while helping you save money and contributing to keeping our planet green. Metal roofing is the best solution for any commercial or industrial roofing project.