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Measuring for your wood floor

Oak Flooring Direct Measuring Guide.

Measuring and estimating the amount of wood flooring required can depend on various factors including the complexity of the layout and the amount of cutting involved.

As a general guide an allowance of around 5% for waste should be allowed on top of the actual area. 

Please see detailed below a guide for measuring your areas ready for your new wood flooring.

Square or rectangular areas

 

1) Measure the distances at Point A & B 

2) Multiply the two distances together, for example, “A” 3.00m by “B”4.00m would equal a total of 12.00 m2 

3) Add wastage factor as required (typically 5%)

Irregular Shaped Areas

 

1) Measure the distances at Points A & B 

2) Multiply the two distances together 

3) For example “A” 3.00m multiplied by “B”4.00m would equal a total of 12.00 m2 

4) Repeat the operation for distances C & D and E & F

5) Add the 3 totals together

6) Add wastage factor as required (typically 5%

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