The following are some tips for measuring for your hardwood flooring. If you have any doubts about how to get a correct measurement, we will be glad to assist you.
Example: 14 x 13 room bay window and closet
|Main room: Multiply length (13 ft) x width (14 ft) to get square footage:||
|Bay window: Treat the bay window as if it were rectangular: 13 x 2:||
|Closet: 7 x 2:||
|Total (before waste):||
|Allow 5% waste factor:||
|Total square feet needed:||
If your room measures 14 1/2 ft x 13 1/4 ft,
always round up to 15 ft x 14 ft.
It's better to have wood left over than to have to delay your project because of a shortage.
Call us if you need assistance.