The Roofing Ridge and Starter Shingle Cost Survey list the observed linear foot price for ridge shingles, starter shingles and starter strip. Unlike a bundle of three-tab shingles, which is equal to roughly (33.33 ft2) or one third of a square (100 ft2), ridge shingles and starter shingles and starter strips are sold in various lengths. For this reason, this survey data provides to the cost in U.S. dollars per linear foot. The survey includes a date, the name of the store and three price points for ridge shingles, starter shingles and starter strips. The three price points are HIGH, MEDIUM and LOW. Since starter shingles and starter strips serve the same purpose, they are combined.
One should use the pricing for roofing materials that can be bought locally. However, the following prices per linear foot for different price points of asphalt ridge and starter shingles in the United States:
One should use the pricing for roofing materials that can be bought locally. However, the following prices are for different quality grades of three tab (asphalt) shingles in the United States:
All prices are for one bundle of shingles which cover 33.33 ft2.
This is only an estimate, and may vary based on the price of shingles that you purchase. Furthermore, it does not include the cost of ridge shingles, under cover (tar paper or felt), or other materials such as flashing, nails and glues.