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A roof is a very important part of any structure and needs a certain amount of vent or air to pass through...

more info### Calculate the Number of Sheets of Drywall Needed to Finish your House

If you are about to install sheets of gypsum board or drywall to finish your house, garage, cabin,...

more info### Estimate the Number of Bags or Yards of Cement Needed to Fill Basement Footings

First thing to do is add all sides of the footings together as the total distance around or the perimeter...

more info### Estimate the Number of Bags or Yards of Cement Needed to Fill a Basement Form

First thing you must do is estimate the average height around the perimeter of the basement forms. For...

more info### Calculate the Amount of Material Needed to Build Basement Wood Forms

Estimate the average height the basement forms will be around the new building, multiply it by the total...

more info### Calculate the Amount of Material Needed to Build a Wood Joist Floor

Multiply the length of the floor by 12, divide by 16 (16 inches center to center), round-up to the next...

more info### Calculate the Amount of Vinyl Siding Needed to Cover your Shed

All you need to do is find the total square footage of the walls to be covered by multiplying the height...

more info### Calculate the Amount of Material Needed to Build Exterior Wood Stud Walls

As a rule of thumb I figure the number of studs I need for a wall is 1 stud for every 10 inches around...

more info### Calculate the Amount of Material Needed to Build Trusses and Sheath the Roof

First divide the length of the building by 2 and round up to the next whole number, add one and that is...

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