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Drywall Calculator

Wondering how much drywall you need for your project? Just tell us the size of your walls, ceiling, windows and doors, and the drywall panel size you plan to use, then hit the "Calculate Now" button to tabulate your results.

Calculator Inputs

Wall Dimensions

Wall 1 Length: ft. in.
Wall 1 Height: ft. in.
Wall 2 Length: ft. in.
Wall 2 Height: ft. in.
Wall 3 Length: ft. in.
Wall 3 Height: ft. in.
Wall 4 Length: ft. in.
Wall 4 Height: ft. in.

Ceiling Area

Width: ft. in.
Length: ft. in.

Windows

Number of Windows:  
Window Height: ft. in.
Window Width: ft. in.

Doors

Number of Doors:  
Doors Height: ft. in.
Doors Width: ft. in.

If you have windows or doors with different heights and widths, average the window or door dimensions. For example, one 1 x 1 window and one 2 x 1 window would be approximately two 1.50 x 1 windows.

Drywall Panel Size

(select one)

4' x 8'    4' x 9'    4' x 10'    4' x 12'


Calculator Results

Drywall Panels for Walls: 0 panels
Drywall Panels for Ceiling: 0 panels
Drywall Screws:  
Panels Installed Vertically: 0 screws per panel every 16" on center
Panels Installed Horizontally: 0 screws per panel every 16" on center
Panels Installed on Ceilings: 0 screws per panel every 12" on center
Wallboard Nails:  
Panels Installed Vertically: 0 nails per panel every 8" on center
Panels Installed Horizontally: 0 nails per panel every 8" on center
Panels Installed on Ceilings: 0 nails per panel every 7" on center
Joint Tape: 0 lineal feet
Attic Insulation: 0 sq. feet

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Important Disclaimer: This calculator is provided for general information and illustration purposes only; the results are to be used only as estimates and are not intended as definitive advice or as a resource applicable to any specific circumstance and should not be relied upon or used as such. The Home Depot cannot guarantee that you will achieve proper results without verifying your measurements and assumptions. For specific advice regarding your project, you should engage the services of an associate in your local Home Depot store.