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How many square feet does a bundle of shingles cover?

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According to builder Mike Guertin in a Fine Homebuilding article, a bundle of roofing shingles contains approximately 33 square feet of shingles. Shingles are sold by the bundle or the square. A square of shingles covers approximately 100 square feet.

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How many square feet does a bundle of shingles cover?
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Shingle bundles are designed for one person to carry, while a square of shingles requires two or more people to carry. Bundles are wrapped in either plastic or paper. Generally, a square of shingles contains three bundles of three-tab strip shingles; however, heavier shingles may require four or more bundles to make up a square. A bundle of standard shingles contains approximately 29 standard shingles.


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