# How much do shake shingles weigh?

## How much do shake shingles weigh?

Most bundles of modern architectural shingles weigh between 60 pounds and 80 pounds. You can use these figures to calculate a weight range if you want to know how much your new shingles will weigh because most homeowners replace their roofs with architectural shingles these days.

### How many pounds does a bundle of shingles weigh?

So, now that we understand that the coverage area of a bundle can fluctuate, we can give a general range of how much a bundle of shingles weighs. A single square can weigh between 150-240 pounds, with a single bundle being between 50-80 pounds.

#### How many wood shakes are in a bundle?

(f) Note: While most shakes are packed in bundles of 12 courses each side (12/12) they may be packed 9/9. This will alter the number of bundles required to cover 1 square. For example: 18 shake bundles 12/12 should cover 100 square feet at 7 1/2 exposure.

How much do cedar shakes weight per square?

Table of Roofing Material Weights

Weight of Roofing Materials
Wood Shingles Western Red Cedar 16-Inch Shingles Installed Weight When Dry 1.99 lbs
Wood Shingles Western Red Cedar 16-Inch Shingles Installed Weight When Wet 3.2 lbs
Wood Shingles Western Red Cedar 24-Inch Shingles Installed Weight When Dry 4.26 lbs

How much does 50 square of shingles weigh?

How Much Do Shingles Weigh?

Type Average Weight Per Square Average Weight Per Bundle
Three-Tab Asphalt 230-250 pounds 50-80 pounds
Architectural Asphalt 400-430 pounds 65-80 pounds
Slate 800-1,000 pounds Over 300 pounds

## What does 10 squares of shingles weigh?

3-Tab Shingles Weigh About 300 Lbs Per Square

# of Squares Approximate Weight Recommended Dumpster
10 Squares 1.5 Tons 15 Cubic Yard
20 Squares 3 Tons 15 or 20 Cubic Yard
30 Squares 4.5 Tons 20 or 30 Cubic Yard
40 Squares 6 Tons 30 Cubic Yard

### What does 4 bundles of shingles weigh?

Asphalt shingles typically weigh 60-80 pounds per bundle. Clay tile shingles are about 200-300 pounds per bundle. Steel roof panels range from 50-100 pounds per bundle, depending on how reinforced they are.

#### How many shake shingles are in a bundle?

For traditional asphalt 3-tab roof shingles, there are 26 pieces in a bundle. Architectural shingles will have around 21 shingles per bundle for similar square footage, as they are larger than standard 3-tab shingles. Depending on the shingle manufacturer, the number of shingles in a bundle can vary widely.

How many bundles of wood are in a square of shingles?

4 bundles
Remember, a good wood shingle roof can last from 25 to 30 years, even up to 50 years in some cases. A standard bundle of white cedar shingles covers 25 sq. ft (2.3 m2) if the exposure is 5 in (12.5 cm). Cedar shingles are measured in squares, 1 square = 4 bundles.

How many sq ft are in a bundle of shingles?

33 square feet
Standard shingles are 12 by 36 inches and come 29 to a package. Most shingles come 3 bundles to a square — which is equal to 100 square feet. So, each bundle provides about 33 square feet of coverage.

## How much does 40 square of shingles weigh?

### How much does 25 square of shingles weigh?

For the thickest of shingles, it may take four bundles per square—25 sq. ft. per bundle. On average, one square of shingles typically weighs 150 to 240 lbs.