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How do you get a carpet estimate online?

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Get a carpet estimate instantly online by visiting Lowe's. Lowe's has a carpet calculator that works with the length and width of a room. Carpet calculators are used for estimating purposes only.

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By visiting the Lowe's website, customers can quickly find out approximately how much carpet they need for one room or an entire house.

  1. Visit the Lowe's home page
  2. Visit the Lowe's home page and enter "Carpet calculator" in the search box at the top of the screen. Click the magnifying glass icon to bring up the calculator.

  3. Measure the room
  4. Take accurate measurements of the length and width of the room. For oddly-shaped rooms, use the measurements for the longest and widest part of the room.

  5. Enter the measurements
  6. Enter the width of the room in feet and inches. Repeat for the length of the room. Click "Calculate."

  7. Get the approximate amount of carpet needed
  8. Use the figures provided to estimate the amount of carpet to purchase.

When measuring the floor, always start with the length and then the width. Remember to add five percent to the total carpet to allow for mistakes and seams. When in doubt, seek the advice of a carpet professional who will provide accurate measurements for the room.

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