How to Use a Roofing Square?

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A roofing square is most frequently known by its trade name of Speed Square. It is used to create and find 90 degree angles for placement and alignment of roofing tiles and other projects like cabinet installation and cutting lumber. The square looks like a ruler that has been formed into an isosceles triangle. Use the square to mark the rise of rafters as well as the placement. The roofing square can also be used to mark 45 degree angles using the longest diagonal side.
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When you are roofing a square you should be aware that one square is equal to three bundles of shingles. The amount of one roofing square is 100 feet.
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