How to Measure Square Footage of a Room For New Flooring

December 10, 2020 2 min read

how to measure your floors for new flooring

Do You Have Square Footage Measurement Anxiety? 

The prospect of new carpeting can be really exciting: choosing a luxurious carpet in the perfect color for your space, visualizing your room’s new look, and imagining how nice it will feel to run your toes across your soft new carpet. 

But the prospect of figuring out how to measure the square footage of a room for your new flooring? Potentially less exciting, and maybe even intimidating. 

There’s some great news, though, for anyone who may feel that taking measurements is something best left to the experts: it’s super simple to measure your floors, and even if you make a mistake, our Worry-Free Measures Guarantee takes all the pressure off. 

How to Measure Your Space In 3 Easy Steps:

  1. All you need to get started measuring is a tape measure and something to record your measurements.
  2. You’ll need two basic measures to get the square footage of your room: the length and width at the longest points of the room. If your room includes a closet, consider it a separate, small room. The number you record should be in feet and inches.
  3. Once you have those two numbers, you’re all set! You can enter them into our Instant Quote Generator to get the price of your project or go straight into choosing your carpet thickness and color. 

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Worry-Free Measures Guarantee

Wait — that seemed too easy, right? 

You’re not a professional carpet installer, and you’re still not confident that you got it right. No problem!

Once you submit your order, a team member will reach out to you by phone to verify your measurements and talk you through any of the questions or doubts you may have had.

But what happens if installation day arrives and the installers realize your measurements were off? If your measurements are a little off, we’ll make the necessary adjustments at no extra charge to you, up to 25 square feet. We’ve got you covered, and we promise that your price isn’t going to change.

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Want a little more instruction or have an odd-shaped room you don’t know how to tackle? This video should help:

How to Measure Your Floors from on Vimeo.



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