Clay tiles roof installation cost
2017 Calculator to estimate the cost to install clay tiles roof
By default, clay tile roof cost calculator estimates cost of labor, materials expenses and average completion time to install 35 squares of new clay tiles on a simple medium slope gable roof of one story residential house. Homeowners can easily adjust input parameters and calculate total expenses bases on project size and work complexity.
Before installing clay tiles make sure the roof is properly build and able to support heavy load of roofing material. Long lasting performance of clay tile roof could be achieved only by proper installation and using premium materials with over 100 years live expectancy.
1Roof size is an actual roof area in squares. One square = 100 square feet.
2Majority of residential houses with sloped roofs typically designed as one, two or three story homes. Depending on roof accessibility, installation of clay tiles on higher houses could be priced at higher rates.
3Roof pitch defines how steep the roof is. Installation of clay tiles on very steep surfaces is more expensive in comparison with placing roof tiles on low or medium pitch roofs.
4Cost of labor will be significantly lower to install clay tiles on simple roof with no valleys, dormers or custom hexagonal elements on the roof. Multiple obstacles on the roof will slow down installation process and lead to number of man-hours increase.
5Tearing off existing roofing materials doesn’t include plywood or damaged wood replacement. All extra work will be priced separately.
6Clay tiles around ridge vents, skylights and chimneys have to be properly installed. Flashing around roof elements must prevent the water from going under the tiles. Waterproofing around vents, skylights, chimneys and pipe boots installation will result in extra work leading to labor cost increase.
7Cost of labor is an average charge by contractor to complete clay tiles installation accounting roof dimensions, height of a house and overall difficulty of work.
8Cost of materials includes purchasing price of drip edges, roofing underlayment, stainless steel nails, flashing and interlocking clay tiles. Always take into consideration that waste factor of clay tiles greatly depends on roof design and style.
9Total cost to install clay tiles on the roof is an actual amount homeowners should expect to pay in case roofing contractor will purchase and supply all necessary materials for completing roof installation project.
10Roof installation cost per square is an average expense to install every 100 Sq. Ft. of roof area.
11Estimated time to install clay tiles is an average number of days necessary for an experienced roofing crew to complete roof installation and clean the job site.