How many square feet does a bundle of shingles cover?

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Depending on the weight of the shingles being used, a bundle of shingles covers between 20 and 33.33 square feet. The most commonly used bundle covers 33.33 square feet, according to Fine Homebuilding.

Roofers divide the area of a roof to be covered into squares. A square is 10-foot by 10-foot area, or 100 square feet. Three bundles of shingles cover a square when using standard or lightweight shingles. Heavier shingles require four or five bundles to cover a square. Heavier shingles require more bundles because shingle manufacturers place fewer heavier shingles in a bundle to make them easier for roof workers to carry.

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Shingle bundles may vary in square footage covered. Typically 3 bundles will cover 100 square feet. For 2,000 square feet, that would be 60 bundles.
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27 bundles should get you your starters, bleeders and hopefully waste covered on a shotgun(straight) roof. any gables,valleys or hips and id get another square. also remember your
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Before you start your project, you need to calculate the size of the roof you intend to cover. The square footage of a roof is normally measured in "squares" of 100 feet
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Every bundle covers approx. 34 square feet. Remember to wear Rubber Boots.
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