# 1000 Sq Ft House Plans - Architectural designsRoofing Calculator - Estimate Roof Cost per Sq. Ft

Slope or pitch is the first thing you need to determine the area of your roof.Rise and run are the terms used for roof pitches.The run is the distance from the outside to the center of the house.The peak of the roof is the distance from the top of a stud wall to it.

The pitch of a roof is determined by how much it rises.A moderate 6 in 12 roof pitch means the roof rises 6 inches for every 12 horizontal inches it runs.A steep, 45 degree angle roof is called a 12 in 12 pitch.

A bundle is 1/3 of a square.If you divide the roof's square footage by 100, you will get the number of squares you need and you can buy a bundle to get more material.Hope it helps.

It's not a good idea to put shingles on a flat roof.You should build a pitched roof over the mobile home if you are going to use shingles.There is dead air between the metal roof and shingle roof.Rolling roofing should be used on a flat roof over lap 1/2 the width.A mobile home roof is not flat.A curved roof is what it should have.It's best to have rolled roofing on a mobile home.

I would like to have a metal roof on my home.How much metal tin will I need?Thanks in advance.

Your calculator says my actual square feet of house is 4807.5 and the numbers of squares needed is 53.The numbers I used were based on the proposal from my roofer.My roofer says only 41 squares are needed.Can you help me reconcile the differences?

How many bundles of shingles will I need after my roof is 13 square?How would I calculate the weather barrier?My modular home has a porch roof.

The house is 5100 sq ft.There are squares on the roof.I was taught to go over the footprint with 5 squares.Is this true?