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Measure Your Home For Insulation - Free Guide

Feb 7

It's understandable that some homeowners aren't experts in measuring, particularly when it comes to your entire house. While it can be a daunting task taking these steps, they will aid you in getting an accurate estimate of your house.


It is essential to determine the measurements of your home prior to making plans for the insulation installation. This will allow you to determine the right amount of insulation that you require and also get a precise estimate of the rebate.


HOW to calculate in square feet

When measuring, take all measurements in inches (length and breadth). All measurements must be transformed from square inches into square feet. Divide the square-inch number by 144 in order to determine square feet. It is likely that you will require measuring tape as well as a calculator and perhaps a step stool or ladder.




Wearing protective clothing and equipment is recommended to be used when working around insulation. Any safety requirements should always be discussed with the company or the supplier. It is essential to employ the right service providers for measuring or working in areas where lead or asbestos.


Follow these steps to learn how you can calculate the dimensions of your home.




Take a look at the exterior of your home.

Before you measure the first wall begins by walking around the outside of your house to feel the shape of the wall. Begin measuring from the corner of your house. Connect the measuring tape at that corner, and measure each wall.

Be aware that the attic space of the house may differ. The insulation levels in areas such as extensions to the home can differ. Split and conquer these areas in the event that it is necessary to measure.

Multiply the width and length of each rectangle to calculate the area.

144 = total square feet (Area A + Area B + Area C)




Take a look at the exterior of your home.

Take a measurement of the wall's height from floor to ceiling. If you reside in a multi-story home take measurements from the floor to the ceiling on the highest level.

It is essential to take measurements for all doors that are exterior and windows.

Include the doors, windows, and non-insulated walls.

The total square feet is 144. (outside perimeter the height of the window, door, and area, plus any non-insulating walls or areas).


Check out how much space you have in your basement.


Determine the height and the length of the walls between the floor and the subfloor.

The measurements should be taken for every exterior window in the dimensions of width and length.

Include the space of doors and windows that you will not be insulation.

The total square feet is 144. (interior perimeter height (window or door space) plus any walls or areas that are not insulated).[144]


A professional will determine the quantity of insulation needed to figure out the price. The professional will measure the ceiling's height as well as any other spaces or niches that are accessible within your walls. This will enable you to figure out the amount of insulation you'll need.

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