## How do you estimate a metal roof?

Metal Roof Cost Per Square Foot For many homeowners who are looking to install a metal roof on their house, cost is a huge factor. As of 2021, the average price to install metal roofing is $5.97 to $9.85 per square foot.

**How do you figure square footage of a metal roof?**

Multiply the length of the roof by the width to establish the surface area in square feet. For example, if the length is 21 feet and the width is 10 feet, the surface area is 210 square feet — 21 times 10 equals 210. Determine the width and length of the metal sheets to be used.

**How much does it cost to replace a roof on a 1400 square foot house?**

Cost to Tear Off & Replace Roof

House by Square Foot | Asphalt | Total Cost |
---|---|---|

1,300 | $4,680 | $6,799 |

1,400 | $5,040 | $7,322 |

1,500 | $5,400 | $7,845 |

1,600 | $5,760 | $8,368 |

### How do you figure linear feet for a roof?

Divide the area of your roof in linear inches (calculated in Step 3) by 12 to convert the inches to feet. The resulting figure is the area of your roof in linear feet. This is the figure you need to determine the correct amount of materials when purchasing by the linear foot.

**How to calculate metal roof in linear feet?**

How to Calculate Metal Roof in Linear Feet Measure the overall width and length of the roof with the tape measure and record this with the pencil on the paper. Add 12 inches to the length measurement for an overhang of 6 inches at each end of the roof’s top and bottom. Convert the width measurement to feet by dividing the 6 inches by 12 inches, since 12 inches are in one foot.

**How to estimate metal roofing?**

Measure the overall width and length of the roof with the tape measure and record this with the pencil on the paper.

#### Is metal roof cheaper than shingles?

Asphalt shingles are generally cheaper than metal roofing, although their actual cost may depend on a number of other factors as well. The most basic types of asphalt shingles are the lowest priced, also these are typically quite plain in appearance.