Measure the flooring of a room by multiplying the length of the room by its width. For rooms that are not simple rectangles, split the floor into separate rectangles, find their areas, and then add the values together. E... More »

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To use a square footage calculator to measure a room, first find its length and width measurements, either in feet or feet and inches. Input the measurements into the corresponding boxes of the calculator, and then hit C... More »

In the United States, flooring is measured in either square feet or square yards. To measure square feet, a person should multiply the length of the room by the width. More »

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To install floating laminate flooring, acquire the right measurements for both the width and the length of the room. Determine the total floor covering required by working out the area of the room. Add approximately 10 p... More »

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As a general rule, laminate flooring should be laid in the same direction as the longest wall in the room. If the room happens to be square, the floor boards should run in the direction of the room's light source. More »

Install hard floors on a level subfloor after the flooring has adjusted to the room's natural humidity. Install the first row with the tongue portion of the planks toward the room's center. Use spacers in all gaps betwee... More »

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To install wainscoting, measure your room's perimeter, and divide the perimeter by the width of the wainscoting panels you have chosen. Take out any existing base or chair rail moulding, set a level line, and install the... More »

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