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Calculating the Amount of Carpet You Need

Part of the Home Improvement For Dummies Cheat Sheet

If your home improvement project involves new carpeting, determining how much carpeting to buy is easy. Calculate the square footage of floor you want to cover, divide that number by 9, and you have the number of square yards of carpeting you need.

Floor Area:

[Length of Floor (ft.)] x [Width of Floor (ft.)] = Floor Area (sq. ft.)

Carpeting to Order:

[Floor Area] ÷ 9 = Number of Sq. Yards of Carpeting Needed

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