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# How many bundles packages of shingles does it take to cover a square?

## How many bundles packages of shingles does it take to cover a square?

How Many Bundles Of Shingles Are In A Square? There are 3 bundles of asphalt roof shingles per square. Some specialty styles of asphalt shingles that are larger or thicker may require 4 bundles per square, but the overwhelming majority of roof shingles are three bundles to cover 100 square feet of roof.

## How do you figure out how many bundles of shingles I need for my roof?

Laminate or architectural shingles, one of the most common types of roofing shingles, are generally packaged in three bundles per square. So in the 2400 square foot gable roof example, you would need 72 bundles of shingles (24 squares x 3 bundles per square = 72 bundles).

## How many square feet in bundle of shingles-bundle?

Asphalt shingles are typically packaged with this in mind, but if a package of shingles covered an entire 100 square foot square, it would be too heavy to handle. So, most popular shingles are sold such that three bundles are needed to cover one square of roof area. But be careful — not all shingle brands are packaged three bundles to a square!

## How many square feet of roof shingles do you need?

A square of shingles is the number of shingles needed to cover 100 sq feet of roof area. However, shingles are packaged in a way that they are light enough for the average person to carry around. As a rule of thumb, there are 3 bundles to a square, assuming that you are using three-tab strip shingles.

## How many bundles of tiles do you need for a roof?

Each square on your roof will need three bundles of tiles to be filled properly and waterproofed. To work this out, simply multiply the answer you got from step 2 by 3. This will give you the number of bundles that you need to purchase.

## How much does a bundle of asphalt shingles cost?

How Many Bundles of Shingles Will You Need 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 bundles of roofing shingles do you need?

A package of roofing shingles is called a bundle. Laminate or architectural shingles , one of the most common types of roofing shingles , are generally packaged in three bundles per square . So in the 2400 square foot gable roof example, you would need 72 bundles of shingles (24 squares x 3 bundles per square = 72 bundles).

## How much does Architectural Shingles cost per square?

Architectural shingles are slightly more durable but may not be appropriate for shallow roofs because wind cannot flow through them as easily as 3 tab roofs. Asphalt lasts between 15 and 30 years, depending on the climate, material quality and other factors. Around \$100 per square; \$30 per bundle.

## What kind of shingle do I need for a gable roof?

The most common type of shingle, called a three-tab or strip shingle, is generally packaged three bundles per square. For a new roof, you will also need the same amount of underlayment. So, in the gable roof example above, you would need 240 squares of underlayment.

## How many bundles of asphalt shingle make one square?

Often, three bundles of prepackaged asphalt shingles make one square, as is the case with the Timberline® HDZ™ Shingles. That said, the number of bundles you need can vary depending on shingle design. For example, five bundles of architectural asphalt shingles with artisan-crafted shapes, such as the Grand Sequoia® Shingle, cover one square.