[quote=“RanchHandRoofing”]Let’s see… where to start? Hmmmm… first of all, you won’t get much in the way of a reliable figure from our Northern based contributors to this site as they have a vastly different fee schedule as compared to us Texans.
Thanks, I made an assumption that there would be viewers from all over on this forum
They are familiar with these products, but usually simply refer to them as radiant barrier foil decking (I’m in Austin, & will probably go back over to Beaumont & re-do some of the roofs I did 2 years ago once they get their insurance situation settled out).
Home Depot calls it SolarBond & I think Lowe’s product is ReflecTech.
As to “2000 square feet of roof shingle”, is this number based on the square footage of the house or do you have some sort of an actual ‘up & over’ measurement? You can’t base much on the square footage, especially if you’re a two story. Also, you don’t mention hip roof or gable & this will make a difference as well.
No, the house is 3600 sq ft. The house is basically 2 cubes of 1800 square feet. It has 2 hips one on the east and one on the west.
As to not calling a roofer right now, I don’t think it’s irresponsible to call us - we’re busy, of course, but if you have damage, then you have damage.
My damage is limited to the top layer of what appears to be an Oakridge, driftwood color shingle. The decorative tabs on top of the shingle, approximately 10-12, have blown off.
As to what the costs should be for a total redeck, the way I would charge is based on a time & effort calculation if you’re going with a ‘typical’ Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â½" OSB (this is based on an Austin price of around $ 8.75 per sheet; Houston may or may not be similar right now). A very cut up roof is going to cost a bit more due to the complexity & a steeper one as well.
Then there’s the labor for removing the old roof deck.
Do you happen to have any structural damage from Ike, or did you merely get peeled up by high winds? How old is the house? Any combo of gutters & tall trees that might have been dropping a lot of leaves or pine needles & maybe contributing to some rotten wood? If damaged, then you might need some additional work as well.
**No structural damage, just peel up as you describe. Some gutters no trees. **
Ridge vent; well, over here, I don’t usually charge extra for ridge vent other than for product. Same goes for drip edge & lead jacks.
It also would be wise to make a ROI / CBR type decision on doing a total redeck. Certainly if you’re due for a total re-roofing (i.e. a ‘normal’ one with shingles off & then back on), this IS the time to do a re-deck as well. I just don’t know if the savings are going to be worth it in comparison to the costs.
Granted, it is a better way to go in regards to energy efficiency & MAY make the house more attractive should you wish to put it on the market… but the expense may not be worth it.
Provided your tree coverage isn’t too thick, you could always order a report from Eagle View Technologies (they use commonly available satellite images from the web to make a ‘rough’ calculation on your roof size & pitch).
So, if you wanted a rough figure, & if you WERE an actual 25 squares (100 sq. ft. = 1 sq) of removal, I guess I’d be charging around 2,500.00 to 3,000.00 as a base figure & then all the “usual” fees for the shingle off & on, which might be around 7,000.00 to 7,500.00 as a starting guess.
Is this with the new decking of Tech shield or Polar ply or similar product?
…Your mileage may vary.
I hope this gives you something to get started with.