## Sheathing And Shingles

 Ft. B. M. Main roof, 2,200 sq. ft. X 1 in......... 2,200.00 Tower roof, 370 sq. ft. X 1 in.......... 370.00 Porch roof, 637 sq. ft. X 1 in.......... 637.00 Outside walls, 2,417 sq ft. X 1 in.............. 2,417.00 Total Sheating................. 5,624.00

Area to be covered (see wall sheathing), 2,417 sq. ft.

= 24.2 squares.

 Shingles, 4 in. wide, and 5 in. exposure, number per square.......... 720 Number of shingles required, 24.2 X 720................... 17,424 Add 5 percent. for waste................ 871 Total shingles.............. 18,295

Cost.

 The cost of sheathing in place is assumed to be the same as that for hemlock lumber, \$21. 60 per M. The total sheathing is 5,624 square feet, which, at \$21.60 per M, will make the cost of sheating.................. \$121.48

The cost of shingles is based on the following analysis:

 Cost of 1,000 Shingles in Place. 1,000 shingles XXX................ \$5.00 Labor: one man can lay about 1,500 shingles per day; wages being \$2.25, 1,000 will cost....... 1.50 Nails (about)................... .25 Cost per thousand.............. \$6.75 From the preceding estimate, the number of shingles required is 18,295, which, at \$6.75 per 1,000, will make the cost of shingles in place......... \$123.49 Summary. Sheating..................... \$121.48 Shingles.................. . 123.49 Total cost of sheating and shingles................. \$244.97