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How Much Does it Cost to Service a Roof in Ketchikan?

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Roofing Companies can increase the value of your home by $5,103

When you need roofing companies services in Ketchikan, you need to be very careful. You will come across many handymen who are unlicensed, ready to offer their services to you. These services will, in most cases, be far cheaper than getting a licensed handyman to do the job. However, as most people have come to learn the hard way, in the construction industry, you actually get what you pay for when you choose to work with a low cost and unlicensed contractor. There are so many benefits that are associated with licensed Ketchikan roofing companies that you are wishing away. In the long run this will cost you dearly.

Fair price breakdown

That being said however, there are some factors that you should look into when planning on hiring a roofing company in Ketchikan for your house. One of the factors that will determine the amount you will have to pay to the licensed roofing companies in Ketchikan for the task is the size of the roof. Contractors will normally get an accurate measurement depending on the square footage of your roof. This is then divided by 100 to get a measurement called a roofing square. You will also notice that most of the roofing materials are in fact sold based on the roofing square measure.

Estimated final cost for roofing companies

Item Quantity Fair Price
Shingle Roof Cost 1282 Square Feet $5,266.41
Shingle Roof Labor 33.4 Hours $1,939.77
Shingle Roof Job Materials and Supplies 1200 Square Feet $274.64
Shingle Roof Equipment Allowance $68.67
Totals - Cost to Install Shingle Roofs - 1282 Square Feet $7,549.49
Average Cost Per Square Foot $6.29

Find the Best Costs on Roofing Companies - Ketchikan, 99901

The slope/pitch of the roof is another factor that the Ketchikan roofing company will address. This is important for two reasons. If your roof is too steep, it will require more staging, labor and safety protocols to have it completed properly. These, and the fact that it is ideally not walkable will push up the cost. Another issue that you must look into is the type of roof that you want installed. This will reflect on the Ketchikan roofing company fire rating required.

Ketchikan Gateway Borough County Roofing Companies FAQ

Most of the time, problems with the roof are discovered after you notice some leakage, or perhaps serious damage. However, it is recommended that you carry out periodic checks on the roof. These can be done at least two times each year to find out where there is a problem. Such inspection will help you find out missing or warped shingles, cracked shingles, deteriorated flashings, loose beams or even accumulation in the downspouts or gutters. When you are indoors, you need to be on the lookout for cracking paint, peeling wallpaper or discolored plasterboards. These are the earliest indicators that you should get roofing company services.

Most of the work associated with roofing should be left to a licensed roofing company Ketchikan. There is of course, the urge to try and be handy, carry out basic repairs on your own, which you should avoid. Professional Ketchikan roofing company contractors are trained to efficiently repair your roof. Not only do they have the technical capacity, but they also have the necessary experience to assist you, and also advise you accordingly.

The technology used by roofing companies these days is at an advanced stage, and there is still so much that is yet to be achieved. Ideally, most of the Ketchikan roofing companies should have their roofing systems in operation for at least 20 years. There are, however, other special roof types that will last even longer, like copper roofs, clay tile roofs and slate roofs.

Last Updated: Oct 17, 2017

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    AURORA ROOFING

    Rating: 74
    411 STEDMAN ST. 
    KetchikanAK  99901
  • 2

    Variety Painting & Roofing

    Rating: 71
    3202 Tide Ave. 
    KetchikanAK  99901
  • 3

    Bill Rotecki Company Inc

    Rating: 68
    PO Box 1399. 
    Ward CoveAK  99928
  • 4

    Scanlon Construction LLC

    Rating: 59
    KetchikanAK  99901
  • 5

    Channel Seamless Gutter & Roof

    Rating: 69
    10805 N Tongass Hwy. 
    KetchikanAK  99901
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    Croy Construction Inc

    Rating: 72
    16208 N Tongass Hwy. 
    KetchikanAK  99901