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Roofing Contractors in the US: Market Research Report

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Roofing Contractors Market Research Report | NAICS 23816 | Mar 2017

Through the roof: As investment in construction projects grows, industry revenue will rise

IBISWorld’s Roofing Contractors market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$41bn
Annual Growth 12-17
3.3%
Annual Growth 17-22
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Profit
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Employment
245,058
Businesses
101,628
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Roofing Contractors industry largely depends on demand from building construction activity in residential and nonresidential markets, both of which have been rising over the past five years. Alongside profit margin expansion, industry operators have increased the scope of their operations to meet accelerating demand due to the housing recovery, causing employee and operator numbers to increase. IBISWorld expects solid growth in industry revenue over the next five years, underpinned by increased investment in housing and commercial building. Increasing home valuations and higher per capita disposable income are also expected to boost consumer spending on home improvements... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

The Roofing Contractors industry has a low level of capital intensity because most materials are readily available and workers primarily use simple tools to perform installation and repair of roofs and siding. Sheet metal contracting requires somewhat higher startup outlays due to the relatively high cost of metal-cutting equipment.

In 2017, IBISWorld estimates that for every $1.00 spent on wages, industry operators typically spend $0.05 in

capital investment. These minor capital costs include the use and replacement of equipment and vehicles. Capital

intensity decreased marginally during the past five years as wages increased due to an overall tightening US labor market and the industry’s struggle to recruit qualified workers.

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What is the Roofing Contractors Industry?

Industry operators install roofing, siding, sheet metal and roof drainage systems, such as downspouts and gutters. Activities also include treating roofs (e.g. spraying, painting or coating), coppersmithing, tinsmithing, installing skylights, installing metal ceilings, flashing, ductwork and capping. Work performed includes new work, additions, alterations, maintenance and repairs.

Industry Products
Roofing services (except sheet metal)Siding services (except sheet metal)Sheet metal services (roofing installation)
 
Industry Activities
Installing ceramic or concrete tiles, slate or shingles Installing single-ply, built-up, metal, liquid and modified bitumen roofing systemsInstalling, repairing and replacing gutters and downpipes Installing sheet metal Replacing broken tiles and shinglesRepairing capping in cement or acrylic mortar Applying roof sealer compounds and cleaning existing roof materialsInstalling engineered wood, brick, vinyl, aluminum and fiber cement sidingInstalling soffit under easement fasciasSecuring flashings and cappings and repairing leaks


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