KP Products Siding Project Estimator

3 Steps to Calculating your Siding project materials and accessories.


Step 1 - Calculating for Walls

Calculate total square footage of siding required for your project

Step 2 - Calculating for Doors and Windows

Calculate Window and Door areas and subtract from total siding requirements

Step 3 - Calculating for Gables

Calculate gable (triangular) areas and add to total siding requirements

Calculation Totals

Calculate, save and print total siding requirements along with trims and accessories to complete your siding project

Step 1 - Calculating for Walls
Every time your house wall changes direction, there is a new wall section as shown at right. Mark down the dimensions of all the square and rectangular sections of your house in inches to determine the total area to be covered. Select the appropriate wall sides in the 'Left Side' and 'Right Side' boxes following these rules: Outside corner, Inside corner, Edge corner.
# Left Side Width Height Area Right Side
1

Totals (1 square = 100 sq. ft.)


Reference


Measure your walls and enter the height and base widths of each wall in the entry form.


Mark the 'Left Side' and 'Right Side' boxes with the appropriate selctions. Leave blank if you do not want to include these calculations.

Step 2 - Calculating for Windows and Doors
Measure all doors and windows, as well as any other areas that will not need to be covered with siding. Mark down the dimensions of all the square and rectangular sections of your house in inches to determine the total area to be left uncovered. These amounts will be subtracted from the total siding requirements.
# Width Height Surface Area
1

 

Totals


Reference


Measure the height and width of each door, window and any other rectangular parts other than walls that will NOT be covered.


** These totals will be SUBTRACTED from the total suface area when calculating the amount of siding needed to complete your job.

Step 3 - Calculating for Gables
Using the image shown at right as a guide, mark down the dimensions of all the triangular sections of your house in inches to determine the total area to be covered. These measurements will be combined with the total wall areas to determine the total surface area to be covered.
# Width Height Surface Area
1

 

Totals


Reference


Measure your Gables by measuring the heights and base widths of your home's gables and other triangular parts and enter these dimensions in the entry form provided for each triangular area.


** Height should be measured from the highest point of the triangular area.

Based on the measurements you have entered in the different sections of this guide, your siding and accessories requirements have been calculated below. Print this page, or the complete printable page detail and present it to your nearest siding retailer where ever KP Building Products are sold.

Total Siding Requirements
Sq. Ft.
Total Surface area. (Walls plus Gables)
Minus openings (Windows and doors)
Net Surface Area
Add 10% for waste
Total Surface Area
Total Squares Required
1 square = 100 sq. ft.
Total Accessories Requirements
Total Feet # of pcs.
Windows and Doors
J Trim 12' lengths
Undersill Trim 12' lengths
Drip Cap 12' lengths
Walls and Gables
Starter Strip 12' lengths
F Trim 12' lengths
Undersill Trim 12' lengths
Outside Corner 10' lengths
Inside Corner 10' lengths
J Trim 12' lengths
Fascia 10' lengths
Galvanized Nails Lbs.