One of the most common questions we get with regards to client/customer phone calls is about Roof Replacement Cost Ontario in 2022. We all know that given the recent COVID pandemic in combination with the war in Russia, we have seen prices rise unsustainably and inflation continue to creep up all across Canada and the world.
Worry not! This Quick guide will discuss Factors Roof Replacement Cost Ontario in 2022 so you know what to look out for as you discuss pricing and scope of work with your local roofing contractor.
The first thing I always like to tell clients is that they should always pay close attention to the quality of material required for your job. This in a way is directly proportional to the roof repair Hamilton cost. The reason being that the higher quality materials are obviously more expensive. In addition, with the rise of COVID, we have seen the cost of materials climb consecutively, especially within the Hamilton area as companies are constantly upping their price.
In addition, it is important to note that roof repair Hamilton contractors such as us will charge more for certain materials- depending on the number of labour hours required to install them as per the manufacturers recommendations. For example, when we are re installing flat roofs versus shingles- we take into account the additional material required( the flat roof membrane and the number of plys on the membrane required for the job)
As we have seen in the Ontario region and all over Canada,
Asphalt Shingles are by far the most popular and most commonly used roofing material. From brands such as Certainteed to GAF and more, these are the most in demand shingles for roof replacement work in Ontario.
Roof Replacement cost Ontario here depends on the steepness and height of the shingled
portion of the roof given tighter angles/locations require more manpower and time. It would also depend on whether the plywood underneath the shingle is rotting,
in which case you would have to work on reinstalling a membrane prior to installation of plywood sheething and the shingles.
Flat Roofs in general involve a 2-ply or 3-ply membrane that is applied on your plywood. This can also be called a Torch-down membrane. It involves torching down material to ensure
It sticks to your roof and does not leave room for any leaks to come through and cause/ damage/rot.
You want to make sure that contractors can showcase the previous flat roof installations
they have completed given the trickiness of installation- especially around vents, valleys and Skylights! At Ontario Tech Roofing we provide flat roof installation and flat roof repair so you can rest assured that we will give you the best quality product and workmanship at the best price.
Other Factors that will Determine Roof Replace Cost Ontario 2022
- Sqft and depth of roof- material and labour costs tend to go up the more the area
- Application method – Low vs Steep Roofs require different application processes
- The higher the labour cost given the sheer time needed to remove the bad shingles/roofing
- Roof Accessibility – If your roof/area is harder to reach,
- companies will require different equipment and vehicles to do the work properly
- and safely – which is why you should always hire a roofing contractor with WSIB and Liability Insurance!
Remember.. it depends!
Roof Replacement Cost Ontario 2022 is highly dependant on the type of roof,
age of your structure and even the ease of access to your roof. With that being said, we highly encourage you to contact a roofing company such as Ontario Tech Roofing to come in with a free estimate. Even with all the technology in the world with companies able to provide pricing through satellite/drone imaging,
it will never be accurate enough for you to be happy and not surprised when the bill comes! For tips on that you can check out how to find best hamilton roofing contractor with the best tips to make sure people don’t take advantage.
You have to also remember that “You get what you pay for”. In the roofing industry in Hamilton, as we’ve seen prices spiral out of control and as development continues- we know that there is a lot of competition for roofing services. It is important to bare in mind however, that at Ontario Tech Hamilton Roofing Services, we do not believe in competing for the cheapest, most economical contractor. Our focus an every roofing contractors should be to: