How to measure your carpet
To get a quick estimate of the area to be carpeted in Square Metres, try using this simple formula.
Carpet is sold by the Lineal Metre, but we can still calculate in square metres.
Length x Width of the room in Metres
5m x 4m = 20 Sq m (+ 12% wastage)
Total 22.4 Square Metres
Estimate if more than 4 walls
If the room as more than 4 walls, divide room into sections and add results together.
Length x Width plus Length x Width
5m x 4m = 20 Sq m
3m x 1.5m = 4.5 Sq m
Subtotal = 24.5 Sq m (+ 5%)
Total = 26 Square Metres
Add all rooms together to calculate the total area to be carpeted.
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All jobs will have an onsite measure before carpet is purchased, and this may differ from your calculations. We are happy to send you a copy of our floor plan and the proposed location of any joins that are planned for the job.
Note – If you have floor plans, send them to http://carpetgallery.com.au and we will do the quote for you.