Home Improvement & Maintenance : How to Calculate Shingles Needed

The most accurate way to calculate shingles for a roof is to look at the planes of the roof and calculate the area of each plane. Discover ways to estimate how many shingles are needed for a house’s roof with help from a home remodeling specialist in this free video on shingles and roofing.

Expert: William Perkinson
Bio: William Perkinson is a partner with Perkinson Building Corporation, based in Birmingham, Ala.
Filmmaker: Tim Brown

Series Description: In order to sharpen a knife with sandpaper, the first step is to clean the knife, and different grades of sandpaper can be used to hone the blade to a very fine point. Find out how to avoid damaging a knife blade when it’s being sharpened with help from a home remodeling specialist in this free video series on home improvement and maintenance.