How Long Does It Take to Build a New Roof?

Living in a home under construction can be frustrating and stressful. Since getting a new roof can be a major job for some homes, you’re probably wondering how long it will take. We would like to give you an idea of how long, so you can make the appropriate arrangements.

Why Experience Matters

Experience has a lot to do with roof installation. It isn’t easy to install a roof. It takes a lot of knowledge and skill. This knowledge and skill is gained through many years of experience. The more experience roof installers have, the faster a new roof can be installed.

One Day Installation Service for Most Roofs

With this being said, most roofs can be installed in just one day. The materials for the roof will have to be delivered to the home before the installation day. This means you can’t simply ask for a roof installation and get one the same day or the next day. You will have to wait for as assessment of the roof and for the materials to be ordered and delivered. Once those materials are delivered, it can usually be placed on an average sized house in a full day’s work.

How Long Installation Takes for Large Homes

For large homes, it may take longer for the roof to be installed. The slopes of the roof matter as well. The more peaks and parts of the roof, the longer it takes to install the roofing because roofers need to adjust equipment more times to make their way across the roof.

Estimates can be given to help you get an idea of how long it will take, but it could take much less or more depending on the weather, roofers, and other factors. Approximately 1,500 square feet can be completed each day for built roofs that need removal and replacing. Single-ply roofs are much easier to install, so 2,000 to 4,000 square feet can be completed in a day.

You have many options when it comes to the type of roof you choose, and that can affect the time it takes for the new roof to be installed. Ask your roofers during the first meeting how long installation will take for your home and type of roof you are choosing.

Quotes for New Roofs

Contact a professional roofer in the Boise, Idaho are today. Our roofers have many years of experience and are ready to give you an estimate for your roof. We will work quickly and diligently to get you a new roof that will last for many years.