Maine Roofing Prices and Free Inspections

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There are many types of roofing materials to consider, and they each have their own pros and cons. In the end, it all depends on the homeowner's personal tastes and preferences. But, other than just the aesthetics of the roofing material and style, there is also the cost to consider (both for the raw materials and the labor fees,) as well as the region in which you live and what the roof on your house is like (i.e. the slant and slope of the roof, the overall size of the roof and whether the roof has a chimney or other distinguishing feature.)

All of these things will play a big role in the overall costs of Maine roofing prices, so it is important to take them all into consideration. But, when it comes down to raw costs, it is best to focus on the roofing materials and the roofing style as a way to measure what the overall costs will be when all factors are eventually taken into account. The end goal for most homeowners is to have a roof that is durable, low maintenance and affordable.

The cheapest Maine roofing prices

In terms of material costs, asphalt and concrete shingles are the cheapest types. These shingle style roofs are the most common home roofing types in Maine, and roofing prices reflect that. Rolling roofs are another cheap option, as it is made of rubber and is very easy and quick to install. The only problem with these types of roofing materials is that they tend to not be as durable as other types of roofing, and are more prone to weather damage and leaks.

Pros: affordable, clean look, easy to maintain, lots of choices (colors, composites, etc.) Cons: not as durable, can blow off in high winds, can scar when exposed to heat

Affordable Roofing Contractors and Roof Replacement

Standing seam metal roofs (steel, aluminum and zinc) are the most popular of the middle tier roofing materials in Maine. Roofing prices will range from home to home, but you can expect to spend between $250 to $350 per square foot for metal roofing. Other middle tier roofing materials are certain types of tile and shingle roofings and faux slate roofing.

Pros: Durable, sleek look, fire retardant, very low maintenance, environmentally friendly, less leaks Cons: Higher installation costs

The top tier of Maine roofing prices

Copper roofing and slate are the most expensive of all the roofing materials available in Maine. Roofing prices for these types exceed $350 and usually go around $400 to $500 per square. The higher costs are because these types of roofing are very, very durable and hold up very well in most weather situations. These types of roofing also tend to be much more difficult and time consuming to install, which will add to the costs obviously.

Pros: The most durable of all the options, natural look, long lifespan Cons: fragile if walked on, heavy, the most expensive all of the materials

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