The Drywall Needed for a Room calculator computes the number of drywall sheets required to cover a walls and ceiling of a rectangular room based on the length and height of the walls. Dimensions of a Room
INSTRUCTIONS: Choose units and enter the following:
Number of Drywall Sheets (nS): The calculator returns the number of drywall sheets and square feet of area for the room including the ceiling and for the walls only.
This calculator computes the area of the room and then divides the area by either:
The number of drywall sheets is ROUNDED UP.
Walls are often drywalled with a thicker material than ceilings because the come into more contact with things and people. That's why it's not uncommon for walls to be 5/8" thick drywall and ceilings to be 1/2".