top shop diy estimator

Top Shop D.I.Y Estimator

A Guide to Self-Estimating

Measuring & Computing the Total Square Footage/Cost

 

  1. Figuring out the Square Footage of the counters

[Typically, we multiply the length by 25.5 inches (since most cabinets are 24 inches + over hang of 1.5 inches). Divide the result by 144 to arrive at the square feet of granite. Example: total length (102 + 60 + 18) x 25.5 = 4590 /144 = 31.9 sq ft. In this example, the Total Length = 180 inches (15 feet) x Total Width = 25.5 inches (2.125 feet) = 15 (L) x 2.1 25 (W) = 31.875 sq.ft or rounded up to 31.9 sq. ft.]


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  1. Then, the Back-Splash …..

If you want to include a back-splash multiply the length along the wall by 4 inches (the industry default is 4”, unless otherwise specified).

Example: Total length x Width, (25.5 + 126 + 108) x 4 = Total Length = 259.5 inches (21.625 feet) x Total Width = 4 inches (0.33333 feet) = 21.625 (L) x 0.333333 (W) = 7.21 square feet

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  1. Finally, the Island and/or Bar

If you have an island or a bar top you need to measure the length times the width, to arrive at the square feet area.

Example

(78″ x 48″)/144 = 26 sq ft Example: Total Length =78 inches (6.5 feet) x Total Width = 48 inches (4 feet) = 6.5 (L) x 4 (W) = 26 square feet

From the above example, we have

Surface

Length Width

Area

Counters

15.00

2.13

31.88

Back-Splash

21.63

0.33

7.21

Island

6.50

4.00

26.00

Total Square Feet

65.08


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Disclaimer: Please note that the colors above are only a sample, as they may vary (sometimes considerably), as with all natural material. Also, all colors and material listed above is subject to availability, and must be confirmed with us before commencing the project.
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