Hardwood Flooring Calculator
This calculator can be used for any type of flooring that comes in planks such as hardwood, engineered wood, laminate, vinyl, and cork flooring.
- enter length A of the room. (feet+inches) Note: flooring runs perpendicular to the length A of the room
- enter the length B of the room. (feet+inches)
- enter the exposed face of the plank. (inches)
- enter the expansion gap (fraction of an inch)
- enter the square footage a carton of flooring covers (sq. ft. /carton)
- enter a waste factor. (percentage)
- Square Footage of Room: the calculation for flooring needed allows for 1/2" expansion gap around the room
- Amount of Planks to Cover Floor: The amount of flooring needed in lineal feet to cover the floor.
- # Of Full Rows Across Floor: # of rows with full width planks from end to end.
- the width of the first plank (based on Length A - twice the expansion gap * full rows )
- number of cartons needed
- the amount of cartons a waste % adds
- total amount of cartons needed including waste %
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