The Cost to Replace a Roof

New Roof Costs:

First, you need to know the size of your roof. Here’s how to roughly determine the square feet or square metres of your roof:

To properly determine the size of your roof, you need to know the pitch of your roof. We know you are simply looking for a rough idea of cost so here is a don’t hold us to it way to come up with a sort of roof size. Multiply your house’s footprint or sq ft (main level only) by 1.2. As an example, a 2,000 sq ft house X 1.2 = approx. 2,400 sq ft or 224 sq m.


Here is the average price to re-shingle a roof based on ideal project conditions:

Your Roof Size: sq ft / sq metresAverage Roof Cost: average shingle quality / perfect project conditions / sq ft / sq m average
1,000 – 2,500 sq ft / 95 – 250 sq m$2,550 – $6,350
3,000 – 4,000 sq ft / 275 – 375 sq m$7,750 – $10,000
4,500 + sq ft / 400 + sq m$11,850 +


6 Conditions That Add Expense to Your Roofing Project:

1) The COVID Effect on product access and product costs:


2) The quality of the shingle and shingle types alter your roofing costs:


3) The current condition of your roof may add extra work:


4) A steep roof pitch makes any repairs more difficult:


5) Site accessibility issues add time to your project:


6) Your intention for the project can add or reduce costs:


The quiet giant of the roofing world, the ‘shingled roof’ has proven its 5-star ratings through decades of successful installations.

There are so many reasons to choose asphalt shingles:

It costs more right now due to COVID issues to replace an average roof than it cost 2 years ago. Forest City Roofing is working hard to manage your expectations within these new realities.


You will not go wrong with an installation of asphalt shingles. Forest City Roofing offers competitively priced financing in case you need it. 

To experience what it is like to work with an established company that takes customer service to heart call us at (519) 659 6937,  or visit our website, We provide realistic and fair, complimentary quotes for your roofing project.

April 20, 2021

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