This kind of calculator calculate the overall cost of roofing with the cost of labors, materials and warranty for any kind of roofing such as 3-tab asphalt shingles, architectural and superior composition shingles, PVC, TPO, EPDM rubber, built-up roofs, cedar shakes and shingles, clay tiles, natural slate and metal roofing.
Roofing is generally calculated and measured as per squares and a square of roofing is the amount of roofing material that is needed to cover 100 square feet. But the thing is not easy as there are different kinds of roof pitches and dormers and the measures are not same for all. So it is a good idea to make an estimate with the help of supplier or roofing contractor.
There are some roofing calculator can be found in the market that will help to calculate the exact roofing cost for a new home or a renovating home, it is usually supply a rough estimate that can be compared with the roofing contractors.
Cost: The prices are generally depends on the average roof placement costs in different countries. The price of different materials highs or lows as per their quality and the price of the labor depend on the quality of roofing materials. To make the ultimate pricing details, calculate with the chimneys or floors or levels where the flooring needs to be done.
Pitch: The increasing pitch of the floor highs the labor of installing roofs and it affects replacement roof costs and new home costs than any other area. Roof pitch generally implied through a number over a number and the higher number is the sharper pitch. The roofing contractors take price as per the weight of shingle and the roof pitch as the sharper pitch and heavier shingle make their job difficult though in case of look the sharper pitch and heavier shingle make the roof structure beautiful.
Warranties: Shingles have their own warranties varies as per their building material, such as the asphalt and fiberglass shingles have the warranties as per their weight. The warranty of the shingles also depend on their weight and price like the minimal expensive and lighter weighted shingles normally comes with a 15 year of warranty but the heavier yet more costly one have the warranty for up to 25 years.
Building tip: It is mandatory to finish the building of the chimney before shingling the area around it as it will help to place the sheet metal flashing around the areas as a waterproof and reduce the damage to the shingles. Before working on the roofing areas, consult with the roofing contractor as they will be responsible for any kind of fault or damage.
Dormers: A house needs various kinds of windows, skylights, port holes, attic and similar kind of things to nourish the beauty of the house. But it is true that they bear costly charges and a high pitched roof is needed to cover them, so it is important to talk with the roofing contractors about the estimated cost of those.
Recommend professionals: It is a very tough job indeed need risky, the work needs right planning, materials, right knowledge of costing etc, so it is better to hire a professional and consult with him for better result.