The Cost to Drywall a Room calculator computes an estimated cost of drywall to cover the interior walls and ceiling of a rectangular room defined by length, width and height. The user can choose the size (4x8 or 4x12) of the wall board (gypsum) and provide a unit price for those wall boards. Drywall in a room
INSTRUCTIONS: Choose units and enter the following:
Total Drywall Cost (TC): The total cost of wall boards for the interior of the room is calculated in U.S. dollars. However, this can be automatically converted into other currency units via the pull-down menu. The calculator also returns the number of sheet required, and the total surface area in square feet.
The calculator computes:
Drywall is an indoor paneling used to cover studs, plumbing and wiring, which also serves as the base for finishing such as paint or wallpaper. Drywall is also known as wall board, sheet rock and gypsum board. Drywall has a paper layer cover and an interior made of gypsum that is easily cut and somewhat pliable. Drywall typically comes in two sizes, 4x8 and 4x12 feet, and in several thicknesses including 1/4", 3/8", 1/2", and 5/8". Drywall can be common, mold/moisture resistant and with higher fire prevention ratings. Drywall is affixed to interior walls via drywall nails and/or drywall screws.
The Drywall Calculator functions include calculators and data that support the use of drywall including:
The Drywall Calculator utilities also include a pricing survey from nationally advertised retailers. The survey is done to help vCalc's users make rough cost estimations on drywall projects, but the user is always encouraged to use local pricing for the most accurate cost calculations.