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Siding - Cladding

Gable Siding Calculator

Siding Exposure Lap

A simple siding calculator that will calculate the amount of boards needed to cover a Gable. It can be used for any type of siding that comes in boards of one length.

Siding length, siding width and exposure need to be entered in inches and in decimal format.

Ex: Most commonly used board. 12' x 8 1/4" with an exposure of 7"
Values that need to be entered for this size board would be
Siding Length: 144" 
Siding Width:  8.25
Exposure:  7
For wall length enter the total length of your wall in decimal format feet. For roof pitch enter the number your roof rises in 12" Fraction To Decimal Conversion Chart
1/8     0.125 
1/4     0.25
3/8     0.375
1/2     0.5
5/8     0.625
3/4     0.75
7/8     0.875

The amount given of total siding needed does not include a waste factor.

Amounts must be entered

Siding Length: inch
Siding Width: inch
Exposure: inch

Use this button to:

The total results will appear here:

Total Siding Needed: # of Boards
Total Gable Wall Area: ft. ²

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