How to Calculate the Square Feet of your House?
Square foot is an important element in determining the price of a home you’re trying to buy or sell, how much you’ll pay in taxes if you live there, and what kinds of renovations are possible in your future. Square feet is the standard measurement for calculating the size of an area. It may be measured in several ways, you may want to know the square feet in your new home before purchasing furniture and the size of a room or office when you are shopping for flooring.
How to measure Square Feet
Square Feet Formula:
Length x Width = Square Feet
To calculate the square feet of a house, you will need to determine each room’s area and add it together. You will need to gather these things:
• Measurement tape
• Notepad and pen
Steps to measuring Square Feet
• Measure the length and width of each room and hallway in your house.
• Multiply the length and width of each room separately, which you can write down before your final calculations. (Example: if a room is 30 feet in width by 20 feet in length, then 30 x 20 = 600 square feet.)
• Finally add the final value of multiplied result of each room is total Square feet. (Example: if your living room, bedroom, bathroom, and hallway are 500, 400, 200, and 100 square feet respectively, that means the total is 500 + 400 + 200 + 100 = 1,200 square feet total.)
Square feet: Calculations for uneven shapes
How to find square feet for uneven shapes? If you are decorating a bedroom, create separate sections for the area under the bed, the shelf area above the window and the wall space over the dresser. Measure each section separately and calculate the square footage of each. Use a calculator to add these numbers together to get your total square footage.