Are Tile Roofs Expensive?

Are Tile Roofs Expensive?

A tile roof gives a home a timeless, classic look. Terracotta, concrete, and clay are all durable. They can last up to 50 years. A tile roof can be expensive but homeowners often find it worth the investment when it lasts for many years. A 1,600-square-foot home with 2,000 square feet of roof will run between $16,000 to $50,000. The average cost is $28,000.

Cost of Tile Roof Installation

  • Average cost $28,000
  • Highest Cost $50,000
  • Lowest cost $16,000

By Square Foot

Roof tiles can be purchased for $8 to $25 per square foot, with an average price of $16-$17 per square foot.

  • 1,000 sq. ft. $8,000 $25,000
  • 1,500 sq. ft. $12,000 $37.500
  • 2 000 sq. ft 20 $16,000 $50,000
  • 250 square feet 25 $20,000 $62,500
  • 2,750 sq. ft 28 $22,000 $68,750

Sort of Tile

  • Concrete roofing tile: Concrete tiles are the cheapest and lightest type of roofing tile. However, they are also the most weather-resistant. Concrete tiles are available in a range of prices, from $2 to $4 per square foot for materials or $9 to $18 when installed.
  • Clay roof tile: Clay tiles are the most difficult and heavy roof tile. However, they’re also moderately priced at $3 to $7 per square feet, materials only, or $8 to $25 to install.
  • Terracotta roofing tile: Terracotta tiles are a premium option for roofing. However, they’re also very expensive at $5-10 per square foot (materials only) or $10-25 installed.

This post was written by Ted Williams! Ted is the owner of A Old Time Roofing which offers Roofing Contractors In Clearwater FL! Ted is a Master Elite Weather Stopper GAF Roofing Contractor, a double award winner of Best Steep-Slope Contractor from GAF and achiever of Master Elite Consumer Protection Excellence from GAF. He has been serving the Pinellas County area since 1978. Old Time Roofing has a tradition of quality workmanship, servicing residential and commercial properties.

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