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Paint Gallon Calculator: Interior

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By Jason The Painter

Interior Paint Calculator

Interior Paint Calculator

Paint Measurements: How Much Do You Really Need?

Navigating the amount of paint you’ll need for different sized spaces can be challenging. This guide breaks down how much coverage you can achieve with different quantities of paint.

How much does 1 gallon of paint cover?

On average, one gallon of paint covers approximately 350 to 400 square feet with one coat[1%5E].

How many gallons of paint do I need for a 12×12 room?

For a room of 12×12 size, you’ll typically need around 2-3 gallons of paint, assuming you’d be applying two coats[2%5E].

How many gallons of paint do I need to cover 2000 square feet?

To cover 2000 square feet with a single coat, you’ll likely need about 5 to 6 gallons of paint[1%5E], and twice that amount for a double coat.

How much will a gallon of paint cover 2 coats?

If you intend to apply 2 coats, a gallon of paint will cover approximately 175 to 200 square feet[1%5E].

Will 1 gallon of paint cover a 10×10 room?

For a 10×10 room, a gallon of paint should be sufficient for one coat. However, if you want to apply a second coat or if the walls are textured or unpainted drywall, you might need more[2%5E].

What size room will 2 gallons of paint cover?

Two gallons of paint can cover approximately 700 to 800 square feet with one coat[1%5E].

How many gallons of paint will cover 1500 sq ft?

To cover 1500 square feet with one coat of paint, you should need approximately 4 to 5 gallons of paint[1%5E].

How many square feet does a 2-gallon paint cover?

Baseline for a 2-gallon paint can be to cover about 700 to 800 square feet with a single coat[1%5E].


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