How Does The Paint Calculator Estimator Work?
The paint calculator estimates the amount of paint needed based on the surface area of the walls and the coverage provided by the paint.
By default, the calculator assumes that a gallon of paint typically covers around 350 square feet with one coat.
However, users have the flexibility to adjust this value based on the specific paint they plan to use. This default value is a general rule of thumb and may vary depending on the type and brand of paint, the texture and color of the walls, and the application technique.
To improve the accuracy of the estimate, users should refer to the paint manufacturer's guidelines for the specific paint they plan to use. Manufacturers usually provide information on the coverage per gallon on the paint can or their website.
It is important to note that the paint calculator provides an estimate and should be used as a starting point. Users should always buy a little extra paint to account for touch-ups, mistakes, or variations in wall surfaces that may require more paint than estimated.