Enter the roof type, roof slope and roof ground dimensions into a roof shingle calculator to estimate the area of the roof. Use the value obtained to determine the cost of the required materials and cost of roof installa... More »

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Some flat roof replacement options include built-up roofing, single-layer membrane roofing and modified bitumen roofing. These materials are ideal for flat and low-slope roofs in both commercial and residential settings. More »

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When replacing a rubber roof, remove the existing roof in warm weather when the glue that holds the roof is pliable and soft. Always contact the local building code enforcement agency for the necessary building permits b... More »

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Aesthetics, weight, cost, installation requirements and the climate are all considerations for selecting roof shingles. Though asphalt shingles are very popular, other options include wood, metal, clay, slate, compositio... More »

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There are many factors that determine how long a shingle roof can last. The quality of shingles, climate, workmanship and how well a roof is maintained all have an impact on shingle life. More »

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Basic features of a mulch calculator include inputs for the type of material, area of the space covered with mulch, depth of the material on top of the ground, and conversion factors into cubic yards or bags of material ... More »

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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 bund... More »