Roof surfaces are measured in “squares.” A square is an area of roof which measures 100 square feet. To determine the number of squares on the gable roof above, simply divide its total of 24,000 square feet by 100. The result is 240, and this means you would need 240 squares of shingles to cover that roof.

## How large is a square of shingles?

A roofing square is equal to 100 square feet of the roof. To determine the number of squares on the gable roof example in this post, divide its total of 2400 square feet by 100 (2400 ÷ 100 = 24). This means you would need 24 squares of shingles to cover that roof.

## What does 1 square of shingles cover?

A square of shingles is the quantity needed to cover 100 sq. ft. of roof. Shingles are packaged in paper- or plastic-wrapped bundles designed to be light enough for a person to carry, so heavier shingles require more bundles per square.

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

It typically requires 3 bundles to cover one square, or 100 square feet. If one is using 3-tab, there are 27 shingles to a bundle, therefore 81 shingles to a square, therefore 810 shingle per 1000 square feet.

## How big is a 20 square roof?

Roofing Square Conversion Calculator

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

## How much is 20 square shingles?

Roof Shingles Cost per Square

Number of Squares | Cost (Including labor) |
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12 squares | $2,400 – $6,000 |

15 squares | $3,000 – $7,500 |

17 squares | $3,400 – $8,500 |

20 squares | $4,000 – $10,000 |

## 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.

## How many square feet does 3 bundles of shingles cover?

Calculating the number of bundles, you need is simple if you are using shingles that come three bundles to a square. Each bundle covers 33.3 sq. ft.

## How much does a square of shingles cost?

Shingles are sold by the bundle and by the square. A square is equal to 100 square feet and will cost anywhere between $100 and $1,800. A bundle is around 1/3 of a square and costs an average of $30 to $600. On the low end, asphalt averages $100 and $150 per square while slate averages about $1,200.

## How many squares are in a 1200 square foot roof?

To determine the number of squares on the gable roof above, divide its total of 24,000 square feet by 100 (24,000 ÷ 100 = 240).

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How many shingles do I need for 1000 square feet?

House by Square Foot | Roof by Square Foot | Re-Roofing Cost* |
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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 squares are in a 1000 sq ft?

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Conversions Table | |
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10 Square Feet to Roofing Squares = 0.1 | 800 Square Feet to Roofing Squares = 8 |

20 Square Feet to Roofing Squares = 0.2 | 900 Square Feet to Roofing Squares = 9 |

30 Square Feet to Roofing Squares = 0.3 | 1,000 Square Feet to Roofing Squares = 10 |

## 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* |
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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 bundles of shingles do I need for 1500 square feet?

The average bundle of shingles covers 33.3 ft2, so three bundles of shingles are needed per square.

## How do I calculate my roof size?

Multiply your house length by your house width to get the area. (For example, 40 feet x 30 feet = 1,200 square feet.) Next, multiply the area by your roof’s pitch. (1,200 x 1.05 = 1,260 square feet.)

## Is the square footage of a house the same as the roof?

Roofing Quote Footage is Not the Same as Home Square Footage

Depending on where the information is coming from is going to determine the basis on which the estimated roof footage is calculated. The roof square footage is what we (roofing contractor) need to calculate a budget quote to do the job.

## How many squares are in a typical roof?

Roofs are measured in squares. A square in roofing terms is equal to 100 square feet. The average home is approximately 30 squares, meaning that their roof is 3,000 square feet.