The Cost of Floor Joists calculator computes the cost of lumber based on the unit price and the number of joists required for a floor based on the dimension of the room.
INSTRUCTIONS: Choose your preferred units and enter the following:
TOTAL PRICE: The calculator computes the number of floor joist boards needed and applies the unit price to compute a total cost in U.S. dollars. However, this can be automatically converted into other currency units (e.g. Pesos) via the pull-down menu.
ASSUMPTIONS: this algorithm assumes that the following:
One should always use local pricing for the unit price of a supply like lumber for rafter lumber. However, for convenience, the following prices of 2x6s, 2x8s, 2x10s and 2x12s were observed on the Internet and presented for your convenience
The most recent 2x6 price survey information is:
The most recent 2x8 lumber price survey information is:
The most recent 2x10 lumber price survey information is:
The most recent 2x12 lumber price survey information is: