Asked By: Margie Frederick | October 13, 2021 10:38 PM | Landscape | Answered By: Brad Boyle
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Frequently Asked Questions
How many square feet per gallon of paint?
If bare wood is being covered, it will soak up more paint and you'll get closer to 300 square feet of coverage per gallon. If you're covering a previously painted deck, you will get closer to 400 feet per gallon.
How big of an area does one quart of paint cover?
Take the total wall area and subtract the area for the doors and windows to get the wall surface to be painted: 400 sq. ft. (wall area) – 42 sq. ft. (doors) – 30 sq. ft. (windows) = 328 sq. ft. of walls that need to be painted. As a rule of thumb, one gallon of quality paint will usually cover 400 square feet. One quart will cover 100 square feet.
How big of a room does three can of paint cover?
Paint Calculator Tip 3: Three gallon cans of paint cover up to 1200 square feet. This is enough to cover a large room or a couple of average-sized rooms adjoining each other. You may want to consider this extra can if you are doing a room with vaulted ceilings.
How big of an area do I need to paint my house?
The surface area to paint is therefore 14 metres (4 walls x 3.5 metres each) x 3 metres high = 42 square metres. The walls are currently painted and are in good condition. Resene SpaceCote Low Sheen is the selected paint system.