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    • Ashley Helsel

      9 easy and great tips to make painting a room a little easier. Including a Paint Calculator: Multiply the height of each wall by its width = wall area. One gallon for every 450 sq ft.

    • KGZ

      Paint Calculator and other painting hints

    • Janet Simpkins

      Paint Calculator and other tips- You've picked your color, but how many gallons will you need for your room? Calculate the wall area of the room; you'll need one gallon for 450 square feet. To determine the wall area, multiply the height of each wall by its width (don't subtract for doors and windows unless they take up more than half the wall); total the figures for the walls. Add 10 percent for future touch-ups. For two coats, double the number. This painting tip and more.

    • Christy Cerfus

      Paint Calculator: Multiply the height of each wall by it's width = wall area. One gallon for every 450 sq ft. - would've come in handy 2 years ago when I was picking my 13 paint colors

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