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# How many square feet are in a bundle of shingles?

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There are approximately 33.33 square feet in a bundle of standard composite shingles. A square is a 10-foot by 10-foot area and requires three bundles of shingles for coverage.

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Before placing shingles on a roof, roofers determine the total area to be covered and divide by 100, the area of a square, to determine the total number of bundles needed to complete the job. The number of square feet in a bundle is printed on the paper or plastic packaging that covers the bundle. There are 29 standard shingles in a bundle. There are 19 sheets in a bundle of rake starter shingles.

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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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Most standard three-tab asphalt shingles cost approximately \$75 to \$100 per square, where each square is equal to 100 square feet of roofing materials. Three-tab asphalt shingles are among the most affordable roofing options available to homeowners.

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Covering a roof with three-tab shingles requires three bundles for every 100 square feet of roof to be covered. Retailers sell shingles by the bundle and by the square, a unit equal to 100 square feet. Each standard bundle of shingles is equal to one-third of a square, but manufacturers sometimes package heavier roofing material so the bundle is one-fourth or one-fifth of a square.

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There are about 294 2x4s in a bundle. This is based on a bundle size of 1,568 foot board measures. One 2x4x8 is equal to 5.33 foot board measures.