Yes, it’s usually just the solar panels itself, the metal brackets mounted to the roof are able to be worked around. Typically, the solar panels company will come out to remove them before and place them back on the new roof when ready. If not, most experienced roofers can remove and replace the solar panels.
Asphalt shingles are the most common of roofing materials. They offer a home good protection, and they come in a variety of shapes, styles and colors. While not as long lasting as tile, slate, or metal, asphalt shingles typically protect your house in the 20 to 30 years range depending on the quality of material. The quality of shingles also affects how long the manufacturer’s warranty will be. With shorter life expectancies, asphalt shingles also have shorter warranties.
There is no simple answer to how much the bottom line will be for your roofing project. A bid is based on square footage, the pitch of roof, accessibility, type of roofing material needed, 1- or 2-story home, and removal of old roof (if necessary). The average cost to replace a roof run can run from $2.000.00 to $25,000.00 depending on the size of the roof and the quality of the workmanship and materials.