Tar And Gravel Roof Cost

Tar and gravel roof cost can range from $2.75 to $5.75 psf installed. They tend to be on the lower end of roof replacement costs due to the low material prices and relative ease of installation. It can be expensive to tear off this type of roofing as it can be messy and difficult work. A tar and gravel roof is a somewhat outdated roof due to the advances in materials and installation methods.

“Homeowners considering this type of roofing for 15 squares or 1500 square feet can expect the total price tag to range from $4,125 to $8,625 installed.”

Tar And Gravel Roof Cost (Materials Only)

Lower To Mid Grade Options: $0.75 – $1.25 psf
The materials themselves will run anywhere from $75 to $125 per square. Lower end materials will be a 3-ply or 4-ply option on the tar paper and will typically last from 10-20 years.

Mid To High End Options: $1.25 – $1.75 psf
The materials themselves will run anywhere from $125 to $175 per square. Higher end materials will be a 4-ply or 5-ply option on the tar paper and will typically last from 20-25 years.


Tar And Gravel Roof Cost

Install Prices: $2.00 – $4.00 psf

The installation portion of these projects will range anywhere from $2.00 to $4.00 per sq. ft. (or $200 to $400 per square). Tar and gravel roofs are fairly easy to install and will vary in price depending on the size of the project, the slope of the roof and the amount of obstacles on the roof that the installer has to deal with.

Total Tar And Gravel Roof Cost

Lower To Mid Grade Options: $2.75 – $4.25 psf
The materials and installation will run anywhere from $275 to $425 per square.

Mid To High End Options: $4.25 – $5.75 psf
The materials themselves will run anywhere from $425 to $575 per square.

Sample Pricing On 1500 Square Feet

Lower To Mid Grade Options: $4,125 – $6,375
A project of this size will run between $4,125 and $6,375 for 15 squares installed.

Mid To High End Options: $6,375 – $8,625
A project of this size will run between $6,375 and $8,625 for 15 squares installed.