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## How many squares of shingles do I need for 1000 square feet?

Since there are twenty six shingles in a bundle of twenty year shingles (which is fine for starters and edges), divide the result by twenty six. For the number of ridge caps, multiply the length of the hip or ridge by twelve and divide it by five. This house is 1000 square feet. It requires **18 squares** of shingles.

## Is a square of shingles 10×10?

A square of shingles is the total number of shingles that are needed to fill a **square** on a roof, no matter how that square is measured (10′ x 10′ or 4′ x 25′, for example). Shingles are often sold by the bundle and there are usually three bundles per square, but this may differ depending on the shingles you’re using.

## How many square feet is 20 squares of shingles?

Roofing Square Conversion Calculator

If your roof is **2,000 sq**. feet, then you will have 20 squares. (2,000 / 100 = 20).

## How much does it cost to shingle a 1000 sq ft roof?

Average Cost to Replace a Roof by House Size

House (& Roof**) by Square Foot | Re-Roofing Cost* |
---|---|

1,000 (1,054) | $4,000 – $5,500 |

1,100 (1,160) | $4,200 – $6,000 |

1,200 (1,265) | $4,500 – $6,500 |

1,500 (1,581) | $5,500 – $8,000 |

## How many shingles do I need for a 1200 sq ft house?

You need to measure the slope of each side of the roof by the length to come up with the sf of the roof. Most roofing is **4 bundles per 100 sf** for dimensionals plus waste of about 20 to 30 per cent or 3 per square for regular shingles.

## How much does 1 pack of shingles cover?

The average bundle of shingles covers **33.3 ft ^{2}**, so three bundles of shingles are needed per square. Asphalt shingles range in price from about $25 per bundle for a standard 3-tab style to around $50-$75 or more for an upgraded architectural style.

## How many shingles make a square?

**Three bundles to a square** is most common, which applies to most three-tab strip shingles and some lightweight laminated shingles. Heavier three-tabbed shingles and laminated shingles require four, or sometimes five, bundles to cover a square.

## Is a square 10×10?

The square footage of a room 10 feet wide by 10 feet long is **100 square feet**. Find the square footage by multiplying the width (10 ft) by the length (10 ft).

## How do I calculate shingles?

To estimate how many shingles you’ll need, first **estimate the total square footage of your roof’s surface**. To do this, measure the length and width of each plane on the roof, including dormers. Then, multiply length x width to get the square footage of each plane.