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Here is what we do for you

We offer a full spectrum of shingles, from your basic roofing product, to the latest high end roofing system. We can find the roof system that is right for any budget. Our expert inspectors will assess your roof and determine if any defects exist or if the life of your roof can be extended through simple modification of maintenance. 

We use cutting-edge technology and provide you with a comprehensive report after every inspection. We always focus on providing you with the most cost effective solution. We will never try to sell you more service than you need. We are honest and reliable.

We save you money! We are experts at roof restoral. If we can restore your roof, we will not sell you a new one. If you are looking to replace your roof, our expert installers will make sure the job is done right the first time. 

We will also install a roof on new builds and ensure that your new build is completed with a roof installed with precision. Whatever you need, we are your roofing experts. Our focus on structural integrity, energy efficiency, and visual appeal makes us your best choice for all of your roofing needs.



What Makes Up the Cost of a New Roof?

The average roof needs to be replaced every 15-20 years. That means, inevitably, you’re going to have to invest in at least one new roof during your time as a homeowner.
Replacing a roof is a big investment for most homeowners, so it makes sense to know where your money goes. Understanding the cost composition of a new roof can help owners make informed decisions about which aspects of a new roof they can’t afford to pass on and which are must-haves.

Roof Size

Size influences the cost of a new roof more than any other factor. Roofing companies charge per roofing square. One roofing square is equal to a 10-by-10-foot area or 100 square feet.


The pitch or slope of the roof is also a cost factor. The higher the pitch, the more materials it will require. Roof systems with a ratio of about 7:12 or above (height vs. length) may not be walkable and require additional safety supplies.

Type of Application

The overall cost of a new roof depends on how installed on the roof deck. Built-up roofs and other low-slope roofs need a layer of weatherproofing, reinforcement and surfacing. Steep-slope roofs are also made up of multiple components, such as the roof deck itself, underlayment and the final roof covering. Flashing and gutters may also need to be replaced – all of these factors and more affect the overall price of the project.

Materials Used

Cost of a new roof varies greatly depending on the type of system used. The most common roof types are asphalt, slate, tile and metal. Asphalt is usually the most affordable - the average lifespan is 20 years. Tile, slate and metal are costlier, but may last up to 50 years.



Number of Layers

Removing old shingles is a quick way to drive up the cost of a roof replacement. While removing old shingles, most roofing contractors also look for existing damage. Any existing damage should be repaired before the new roof system is installed or it may fail prematurely.

Skylights, Chimneys and Other Features

Skylights, chimneys, vents, plumbing pipes and other features must be taken into account when replacing a roof system. Each adornment must be addressed and, if necessary, repaired. These features should also be inspected after major storms to prevent minor damage from becoming a major problem.



Get In Touch

AJ German Roofing

South Bruce Peninsula

Phone: (226) 974-0351

Email: jorge@ajgermanroofing.ca