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How To Measure Flooring

For do-it-yourself homeowners before stopping in to one of our locations it helps to estimate how much flooring you may need for your for your room or interior areas. Here is a quick and simple way to estimate the total square footage of flooring required in order to cover a room.

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  • Square off each section of the area you are going to install hardwood flooring so you can measure the width and length to calculate the square footages.
  • Then add the square footage for each section together to get the total square footage for the area you plan on installing flooring in.
  • Add 10% to the total square footage for waste and extra pieces. (Width * Length = Total Square Feet * 1.10)