How Much Does A Roofer Charge Per Hour?

Roofing Cost Per Hour

How Much Does A Roofer Charge Per Hour In Boise?

The cost of a roofing project can vary depending on a number of factors, from the roofing material and roof pitch to accessibility and the size and complexity of the project. It is important to work with a roofer who understands your goals and expectations and is able to provide you with a price that fits your budget and needs. While roofers do charge an hourly rate for roof repairs we will explain how they charge for an entire roof here. 

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Roofing isn’t something that you will do everyday (thankfully!) so we will give you some of the industry terms along with how to get a better idea that what you are paying for is exactly what you are paying for and nothing more. It is important to understand that you are investing ins something that, if done right, will last you decades.

What Is A Roofing Square?

When roofing companies give out quotes, that quote is done by the square – this is a measurement that roofers use. A square is roofing terms is simply 100 square feet of your shingled roof. For example, if your roof is 1500 square feet then that would equal 15 roofing squares. 

Material Costs

There are all different kinds of roofing shingles and we have some great information on all of the roofing material types. Each different type will cost a different amount per square and a qualified roofer will be able to tell you what shingle is best for your roof.

Asphalt Shingles

Asphalt shingles are the most common type here in the Treasure Valley and across the United States. They are a great starting point if you are looking for a basic roof and there are also brands of of asphalt shingles, such as Owens Corning that have upgraded versions for their customers. If you are looking to replace your asphalt roof or just need a simple roof repair give us a call here at Power House Exteriors and we would be happy to take a look for you.

Roofing Cost By the Hour

The cost of hiring a roofing contractor varies by project and location. Roofing costs per hour will depend on the difficulty of the project, materials needed and the time required to complete the project. 

Most roof repairs, even minor ones, need at least 2-3 hours to complete so if you are hiring a general contractor you will be looking to pay anywhere from $200 to $300 per hour here in Boise and the Treasure Valley. Don’t let that price scare you though because many roof repairs are covered by insurance so if you are looking for a company that would be happy to work with your insurance then look no further than Power House Exteriors. 

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