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In this video, we'll show you an easy way to calculate how much paint you'll need for your project.

How to accurately find how much paint you need to buy:


  1. Take your room measurements: height, width, length, and any windows or doors.
  2. Consider the ceiling and any mantels or fireplaces etc. and add those to your measurements.
  3. Enter your measurements into an online Paint Calculator.
  4. Dunn-Ewdwards.com provides an excellent calcutator. Link here.
  5. Consider purchasing one extra gallon over your estimate, in case of pour or mixing mistakes.
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