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## Good Things for Painting

Painting need not be an exhaustive and messy job. Try these tips before you start your next brush job.
• 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.

• 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.

• Paint Calculator 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.- Martha Stewart

• saving money painting walls || Paint Calculator: Multiply the height of each wall by it's width = wall area. One gallon for every 450 sq ft. - really good to know!

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Paint Calculator: Multiply the height of each wall by it's width = wall area. One gallon for every 450 sq ft. - really good to know!

How Much Paint? -- 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.

Here's a great tip to know how much paint to buy for any size of room! Multiply the height of each wall by it's width. That will give you the wall area. (Area= W x H) Then buy one gallon for every 450 sq ft.

Paint Calculator: Multiply the height of each wall by its width = wall area. One gallon for every 450 sq ft. - really good to know!

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