Guest User
3/28/2006
We have been told that you could take the number of squares and multiply by $380 a square to determine the cost of a metal roof. This does not sound correct, there must be a way to measure to replace asphalt with metal. Anyone have the formula?
Todd Miller
Isaiah Industries, Inc.
3/28/2006
A square is 100 square feet with metal roofing, the same as with asphalt. However, particularly with certain profiles of metal roofing, you may need to allow for a greater percentage of scrap with metal than with asphalt. This person has told you a way to ballpark the cost of the metal roof they sell for your total roof. This is not really an accurate way to do things as certain aspects of your roof's geometry and pitch can mean considerable differences in the cost for materials and labor. The best thing you can do is use this website to find a product you like and then track down an experienced installer for that product. Have them come to your house and measure it, talk to you about the product, and present you with a total cost proposal for your consideration.
Guest User
3/28/2006
What would be a ball park figure on 24 squares on a hip roof for a metal roof? Is this possible to figure? Thanks
Guest User
3/28/2006
My husband and I are having an arguement on this issue. Here are the measurements on our roof, he says that it will take 51 sheets of metal to roof our house and I say it will take more...any help will be appreciated.
Guest User
3/28/2006
Sorry, hit the wrong button...measurements are as follows: 15'x13' 20.9' x 14.3' 15'x15' 21'x24.4' 21'x42.8' 21'x43'
Todd Miller
Isaiah Industries, Inc.
3/28/2006
I really cannot relate to "sheets" ... you need to understand there are many types of metal roofing available, many different dimensions and sizes of "sheets" and "panels" ... your roof will require about 32 squares of roofing though allowing for scrap. We really cannot discuss pricing on this public website but if you wish to email direct to me at [email protected] and let me know more about the type of roofing you're considering, I will do my best to give you some idea of cost. I also do not know if you're looking for materials only or for a professional installation.
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