How much does reroofing cost?

The re-roofing cost for a typical 3-bedroom household house needs to remain in the area of:

  • It costs R60,000 to R100,000 to replace an existing metal roof system.
  • It costs R200,000 to change existing tiles.
  • It costs R150,000 to R200,000 to replace an existing asbestos cement roof.

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An excellent roof is essential to the stability and total appearance of your house. If your roofing system is old, broken or dripping, replacing the roofing system can, in some cases, be more affordable than covering it up. A freshly refurbished roof can likewise add value to your residential or commercial property. You can check the GP Roof Repairs website to learn even more about the prices.

This short article will assist you to get a concept of what your reroofing cost might be, consisting of:

  • What impacts the re-roofing cost?
  • How much does a brand-new roofing system cost?
  • Just how much does roofing replacement cost?
  • Employing a roofing contractor
  • Getting quotes for the roof


  1. The roof product you pick
  2. The size of your roofing system, in square meters,
  3. The pitch, or angle, of your roofing system
  4. What does your roofer charge for labor?


Roofs are priced per square meter. Expect to pay in a variety of:

  • Roofing experts will charge you R80 to R100 per square meter.
  • R400 to R600 per square meter for concrete tiled roof
  • R800 to R1100 per square meter for terracotta tiled roofs.
  • R2000 to R5000 per square meter for conventional slate tiled roofing systems.

Quotes for re-roofing costs will be based upon the size of your roofing system and the intricacy of the roofing system style. For instance, an easy gable roof will be more economical per square meter than several gables.

Many provinces and areas in South Africa need roofing professionals to be certified. Depending upon where you live, they might hold a dedicated roof license such as roofing system tiling.

Getting quotes for the roof

Discover just how much your job will cost by getting quotes from regional roofing contractors. This will give you a sense of what the market rates are presently. No matter the size of your roof task, constantly ask for a completely itemized quote for reroofing cost consisting of the cost of all products utilized.

Likewise, consider whether you want your guttering and downpipes to be changed at the very same time your brand-new roof is laid. If so, request for these to be included in your quotes. Any roof quote ought to consist of the elimination and disposal of the existing roofing products, replacement products (consisting of sarking insulation), and clean up. You might likewise desire your roof fixed or brought back.

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