Drywall Calculator

picture of finished drywall


The following drywall calculator is for the estimation of the necessary materials for drywall installation and finishing.

Be aware, however, that you do not need to use all of the materials listed.

It is simply indicated for anyone wishing to use a particular type of product for their application. Use only what you need, and disregard the rest.

Panel Coverage Area
(in square feet)


Panel Size


4′ x 8′
4′ x 9′
4′ x 10′
 
4′ x 11′ 4′ x 12′
4′ x 13′
 
4′ x 14′
4′ x 15′
4′ x 16′  

Number of Panels Needed:

 



Drywall Mud:
Ready-Mixed
joint compound

pounds
Lightweight
ready-mixed all purpose joint compound

gallons
Setting-Type
(quick-drying) joint compound

pounds

Lightweight Setting-Type
joint compound

pounds

Types of Fasteners:

Drywall Nails
Drywall Screws
You Will Also Need:
Drywall Joint Tape feet
Primer (to seal drywall) gallons
Drywall Adhesive (29oz.tubes)