Tips on Measuring
Before you begin, take the room measurements in the list
below. If you have sloping walls, follow the special case instructions
on how to determine this square footage.
1. Wall height
Measure from floor to ceiling.
2. Wall perimeter for areas you plan to drywall
Measure the length of each wall. Add
all length figures together to obtain the total horizontal distance,
3. Ceiling width and length
Omit if you do not plan to drywall
4. Excluded sections
Measure the height and width of each
area separately. Add all widths into one total. Add all heights
into a second total.
5. Sloping walls
Sloping walls form a triangular wall
space. To calculate a triangles square footage, multiply
the length of the wall at the base of
the triangle by its height and divide