07:35AM | 04/19/07
Member Since: 04/18/07
1 lifetime posts
Can you give me an approximate idea of what it would cost to replace a roof ?

It is about 250 sqft over a room

low grade slope

has 2 skylights

currently has double layered shingles

no rotting

in Eastern PA

I am looking for ball-park estimates. Can this job cost as much as $6000 ? To me it sounds excessive given the square footage.


08:01AM | 04/20/07
Member Since: 03/08/06
192 lifetime posts
Sounds like Labor and disposal costs for removing the old shingles before the install. You could do this part yourself if you are healthy enough. A dumster isn't that expensive.

Prices from Lowes...


33-1/3 sq. ft/package 30-Year Warranty

250/33 = 7.6 or * packages

8* $16.50 (lowes) = $132

Warrior #30 ASTM, 200 Sq. Ft. Roofing Felt *2 = 13.98 *2 = $28 if needed

Owens Corning

7.2" x 33' Starter Shingle Roll $11 each

Union Corrugating

14"x50' Aluminum Roll $26.97 if needed
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