Category: Business

What is a Roofing Square?

A square in the roofing industry is a standard measurement unit that equals 100 square feet. This unit is used to determine the amount of roofing material required. It can be used by contractors and suppliers to estimate costs, and prevent over- or under-purchasing of materials. It is best to leave the job of measuring…

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How to replace shingles without a roofer

You can replace one damaged shingle yourself if you're a handy homeowner, or if you have some shingles leftover from an earlier roofing project. You will need a hammer and a flat prybar, as well as a utility blade and replacement shingles. Start by sliding the pry bar under the damaged shingle's front edge. This…

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