By Cris Carl, Networx

If more than eight years have gone by or you have sustained recent damage, you may be looking at roof replacement costs. What are important elements to look for when you are looking at roof replacement costs? Are you looking to save on energy costs? It is generally estimated that 34 percent of heating and cooling costs are lost with poor roofing insulation. How long do you want your roof to last and what types of materials should you be looking at? Learn how to estimate roof replacement costs here: