How Many Roofing Squares Do I Need for My Roof?

Answer The first step of any roofing job is to calculate the amount of materials needed. Shingles and other roofing materials are often measured in "squares." A square is defined as enough roofing materia... Read More »

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How many squares of shingles do you need to cover 1900 ft roof?

One square covers 100 square feet, so to cover 1900 square feet of roof you would need 19 squares. However, you also need "starter shingles" and "hip and ridge" shingles, plus you need to have a fe... Read More »

How many squares of shingles do I need?

On One Hand: Planed RoofTo determine how many square tiles you need for a planed roof, measure the length and width of each plane, multiply the length times the width for each plane to get the squa... Read More »

How many 8-inch squares do i need to make a king-sized quilt?

A typical king-sized quilt is 107 inches by 108 inches, according to Quilter's Cache. Using 8-inch squares, your quilt will be 13 squares across and 14 squares long. You will need 182 squares to co... Read More »

How to Install Roofing on a Flat Roof?

Installing roofing on a flat roof is a job a homeowner can accomplish on their own. With the proper tools and an understanding of the process it is possible to install the entire roof in one day. T... Read More »