Copper Roofing Cost

Make no mistake about it, copper roofing cost is expensive. In fact, it is one of the most expensive roof materials on the market. However, copper roofs last 2 to 3 times as long as asphalt shingles and look absolutely beautiful when installed correctly. Click for additional roof replacement cost.

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“Homeowners will pay $16.00 and $24.00 psf for materials and labor. The huge price range is due to the fact that copper roofing is available in better grades and thickness, thus increasing the life span of the roof. This price includes installation, which can vary in price considerably.”

Copper Roofing Cost (Materials Only)

Entry To Mid Range Costs: $13.00 to $15.00 each sq. ft.
Homeowners are looking at $1,300 to $1,500 per square for materials alone.

Mid To High End Costs: $15.00 to $17.00 each sq. ft.
Homeowners are looking at $1,500 to $1,700 per square for materials alone.


Copper Roofing Prices

Installation: $3.00 – $8.00 psf

Expect the roof installation cost to be b/n $3.00 and $8.00 per square foot – this equates to $300 to $800 per roofing square. Install prices are based on how large the roof is, how steep the pitch, whether intricate patterns are required and whether removal of existing material is necessary.

Total Copper Roofing Cost

Total Entry To Mid Level Price: $16.00 to $20.00 per sq. ft.
Homeowners are looking at $1,600 to $2,000 per square for materials and labor.

Total Mid To High End Price: $15.00 to $24.00 per sq. ft.
Homeowners are looking at $2,000 to $2,400 per square for materials and labor.

Sample Price For A 1500 Sq. Ft. Home

1500 Sq Ft. Home Entry To Mid Level
Homeowners wil pay b/n $24,000 and $30,000 for 15 squares.

1500 Sq Ft. Home Mid To High End
Homeowners wil pay b/n $30,000 and $36,000 for 15 squares.

Cost Of Copper Roofs Over Time

Copper roofs offer great protection that will last a lifetime (when properly installed and maintained). It is great option for homeowners who plan to stay in their homes for a long period of time. The overall cost of copper roofing is much closer to other options when you compare the long term price; leaks, repairs, time until roof needs to be replaced, etc.