Calculators for Estimating Drywall Material

Drywall 101
October 01, 2010
May 03, 2024

Drywall Material Estimating Tools

The Drywall 101 material estimating apps help you plan a project. You may want to review our article that discusses principles for drywall layout.

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Estimate Drywall Sheet Count

Add rooms to a project by entering the height, length, and width of each room. Then

Calculate Drywall Weight

This app calculates the estimated weight of various types of drywall. Enter the length, width, thickness, and type of drywall to get weights by the sheet or combined weights.

Calculate Fastener Spacing

This app determines the maximum spacing that screws or nails can be installed in various scenarios depending on the thickness of the drywall, orientation to framing members, the width of framing members, whether the drywall is installed on ceilings or walls, and whether or not drywall adhesive is used.

If you are looking for information about what it costs to have drywall work done don't forget to check out this article that discusses some general principles of material and labor costs associated with drywall work.