Calculators for Estimating Drywall Material

Drywall Material Estimating Calculator

The Drywall 101 estimating calculator apps help you plan a project. When calculating material needs, the drywall 101 app assumes that studs are framed 16 inch on-center and the sheets are hung perpendicular to vertically framed studs. You may want to review our article that discusses principles for drywall layout.

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Enter Room Dimensions

Add rooms to this project by entering simply the height, length and width of each room. This creates rooms with four equally sized walls and an optional ceiling.

Enter Dimensions Wall by Wall

Enter project information on a wall by wall basis. This form gives you the option of entering one wall at a time with simply the height and length. Use this option if your rooms are not square or if you have miscellaneous walls to add to the project.

Calculate Drywall Weight

This app helps you calculate the weight of various types of drywall. Enter the length, thickness, and type of drywall to get weights by the sheet or combined weights.

If you are looking for information about what it costs to have drywall work done you may want to check out this article that discusses some general principals of material and labor costs associated with drywall work.