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10:55PM | 05/11/14
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Bob,
I have been looking at cement roof replacement cost as we are funding for replacement costs in the next few years. According to a post of yours, the cost of cement tiles is 50% of clay tiles, which works out to be about $350 to $500 per square. Our condo were built in 1976 and as such, they have no under felt or sheathing. So, my question, is, what is a reasonable amount to allow for adding the sheathing to your estimate? AS we live in California (San Jose) we have pretty good weather, and I have been looking at sheathing board which has a reflective surface on it, which reflects the solar heat back. The material cost of this board appears to be about 50% more than standard bald bit presumably will not impact the installation cost. So, what should I add to the cost to allow for sheathing, both non-reflective and reflective?
Many thanks,
Jim
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