Roofing materials

Old 05-10-19, 02:01 PM
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Roofing materials

I am looking to get a roof installed soon an wanted to get a idea about how much material ill need.[sqft,]or bundles,etc
The home is 1880 ft an the roof pitch is 4/12..

Also are the asphalt shingles cheaper than metal roof or the newer aluminum shingles?
Im not going to own very long after its done .
Any information is appreciated.


Old 05-10-19, 03:08 PM
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A square [100 sq ft] uses 3 or 4 bundles of shingles [depends on the type of shingle. Shingles are usually cheaper than metal roofing.
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The home is 1880 ft an the roof pitch is 4/12
Not enough information for calculation of materials. Best practice is typically to get three or more local bids so you can compare and ask questions; there's too much unknown for remote estimation like this to work out the way you'd like.
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Yes, the "square footage" of a home does not tell you how many square feet of roof there is. It's best to measure yourself or get several quotes from people who will do the measuring.

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