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Decorating Calculator

Our simple calculators help you to get a quick and easy estimate of how much you will need of a variety of materials from paint to carpet for your next decorating project.

1. Room Dimensions Switch to Imperial units

Please enter the width, length and height of your walls. If you wish to calculate a single wall click on total length.

Ceiling height

2. Windows and Doors

Please enter your window and door dimensions to accurately calculate the surface area of your walls and doors.


3. Calculate!

Select the materials below that you would like estimates for, then simply click the Calculate button.

Walls
Ceilings
Floors

Calculate

Results

Please remember that these results are estimates only, you might need more depending on the intricacies of your project. Print out this page and take it along with an accurate plan - to confirm your calculations with the material supplier.

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Wall Paint

You will require approximately litres of paint.

You will need to purchase large tins and small tins of paint.

This is for a single coat only. Depending on your wall and colour choice you might need two coats, so you might want to double this number.

Wallpaper

Approximate number of rolls needed:

Based on standard wallpaper sizes.

Pattern Repeat
No of rolls (UK)
No of rolls (US)
0 to 6"
 
 
7 to 12"
 
 
13 to 18"
 
 
19 to 23"
 
 

This calculation is based on standard wallpaper sizes. Check to make sure you are buying British wallpaper as American rolls are larger and cover more square metres.

Wall Tiles

This tiles size works out to be tiles per m².

You will require approximately tiles.

The calculation has an added 10% for wastage. You might need more depending on how much cutting you will need to do. Remember every piece you cut will involve some waste.

Ceiling Paint

You will require approximately litres of paint.

You will need to purchase large tins and small tins of paint.

This is for a single coat only. Depending on your wall and colour choice you might need two coats, so you might want to double this number.

Ceilingpaper

Approx. Number of rolls needed:

Based on standard wallpaper sizes.

Pattern Repeat
No of rolls (UK)
No of rolls (US)
0 to 6"
 
 
7 to 12"
 
 
13 to 18"
 
 
19 to 23"
 
 

This calculation is based on standard wallpaper sizes. Check to make sure you are buying British wallpaper as American rolls are larger and cover more square metres.

Floor Tiles

This tiles size works out to be tiles per m².

You will require approximately square metres of tiles.

The calculation has an added 10% for wastage. You might need more depending on how much cutting you will need to do. Remember every piece you cut will involve some waste.

Carpet

You will require approximately m² of carpet.

If your room is wider than the roll of carpeting (usually 4 m) you'll also have to order enough to account for waste and seams. Talk to your supplier for a more accurate figure.

Vinyl

You will require approximately m² of vinyl.

The calculation has an added 10% for wastage. If need to have a seam in your room you will might need to match the pattern along the seam which will further add to the amount of flooring you will need.

Wood floors

You will require approximately m² of wood.

You will require approximately packs, which will cost roughly .

The calculation has an added 10% for wastage. If you are thinking of laying a herringbone pattern you will probably need more as well. Talk to your supplier for a more accurate figure.




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