The Shingles for a Roof calculator computes the number of shingle bundles (33.33 ft² each) needed to cover a common gabled roof based on the roof dimensions.
INSTRUCTIONS: Choose units and enter the following:
Shingle Bundles (B): The calculator returns the following:
The Shingles for a Roof calculator:
The Ridge Shingles are calculate as the Ridge Length divided by 25 linear feet for a bundle of Ridge Cap Roofing Shingles
The Roofing Starter is calculated as twice the ridge length for both eaves plus then calculated length of both rakes (sloped sides).
The Roofing Shingles Cost Survey list the observed price of a bundle of shingles. A bundle is equal to roughly (`33 1/3 ft^2`) or one third of a roofing square (100 ft2). The survey includes a date, the name of the store, the five price points for shingles: economy, low, median, high and premium.
One should use the pricing for roofing materials that can be bought locally. However, the following prices are for different quality grades of shingles in the United States:
All prices are for one bundle of shingles which cover 33.33 ft2.
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