Explore Built Up Roof Costs


Built Up Roof Costs

Built up roof costs range from $2.75 to $6 per square foot fully installed. Built up roofs consist of a number of felt layers that are then laminated together using bitumen. They are then covered by a final layer of gravel or asphalt, which is added while the bitumen is still hot. This roofing option is used on flat and low sloped roofs and have a decent life span of up to twenty five years.

-- Price Range: $2.75 to $6 per square foot --

Built Up Roof Materials

The material cost for built up roofs ranges in price from $0.75 to $2 per square foot ($75 to $200 per square). The biggest factor here is going to be the number of layers used to complete the project. Many projects get 2 layers, while some homeowners opt for a thrid layer for added strength and protection.

-- Material Price Range: $0.75 to $2 per square foot --

Installation Pricing

Installation and labor for a built up is usually between $2 and $3 per square foot. These roofs are relatively easy to put on, although they are messy and some contractors simpl refuse to do them. They are often tackled by local crews who knew the process and feel comfortable putting on these roofs. Compare the cost of the installation for all materials here. This roofing can often be applied right over the old material, which cuts down on the installation costs.

-- Installation Price Range: $2 to $4 per square foot --

Completed Built Up Roofs

The completed cost for a built up roof ranges from $2.50 and $6 per square foot. Compare prices per square foot here.

-- Total Project Cost: $2.50 to $6 per square foot --

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