What is the cost of installing a roof in Vancouver BC, Canada?
Most people imagine a roof is going to be extremely expensive, and ask the question what is the cost of installing a roof in Vancouver today? Well it’s 2022 and the cost of everything has gone up. Even getting materials has become a challenge with supply shortages everywhere. The average cost of a roof will depend on a few things.
- How big is my roof?
- What type of roofing materials do we want to install?
- Is my existing roof 1 layer or multiple layers?
- Is there plywood under existing roof, or is it cedar or tile. In the case it has strapping.
- Can the roofers access the roof for a bin
- Can a Crane truck reach the house to load materials or will they need to load it by hand?
So they are the first questions you should ask. The next question you will ask is what type of roofing materials are out there and what is the difference in price and quality.
When it comes to Roofing products there are many brands colours and styles to choose from.
The list is long by I will point out a few so you don’t get confused.
Cost for removal, replacement, including labour, delivery, garbage, and products range from.
$385.00 per 100 sq ft, to $1200.00 per 100 sq ft.
- Malarkey Shingles
- Owens Corning
Laminated Shingles come in many different styles colours and thicknesses. From Single ply SBS, Double SBS, and Triple SBS shingles, with warranties ranging from 15 years to 50 years. There are other brands out there but I suggest staying away from any no-name brands.
Cost for removal, replacement, including labour and materials range from.
$1075.00 to $2200.00 per 100 sq ft
- Enviro Shakes
These products range in price and style. Typically you should expect to pay more for materials and products. Typically these brands come with warranties starting at 25 years to 50 years.
The cost of labour and materials will range from.
$1000.00 per 100 sq ft to $1800.00 per 100 sq ft
- #2 Shakes & shingles
- #1 Shakes & shingles
Depending on your roofs existing strapping you will need 18 inch or 24 inch. If you are wanting a cedar roof to last I suggest buying treated cedar products, as Vancouver’s weather is not very forgiving. Cedar shingle thicknesses range from 1/4 to 3/4 inch.
Cost for labour and materials.
$1150.00 per 100 sq ft to $2400.00 per 1200 sq ft
- Aluminum Roofs
- Copper Roofs
- Corrugated Metal Roofs
- Standing Seam
- Steel Metal Roofs
- Tin Roofs
- Zinc Metal Roof
These roofs are lifetime roofing systems when installed correctly. Metal roofing products range in price from $350.00 per 100sq ft to $1200.00 per sq ft. Installation cast will also range and it is difficult to price installation cast as it depends on complexity of the roof design. The thickness of these products start at 30 gauge down to 18 gauge. 18 gauge being the thickest.
Cost of labour and materials.
$850.00 per 100 sq ft to $3800.00 per sq ft.
Both these products are very similar in quality and design. Most commercial building use a build up system that will include Vapour barrier, ISO board, Recovery board, and a multiple of different peel and stick roll out and torch down base and cap sheeting.
When comes to the question of what is the cost of installing a roof in Vancouver give us a call at GVRD Roofing Inc. We can provide you with the expertise and knowledge to do it right. On time and on budget is what we do. Call us today for a free Estimate.