BUILDING MATERIALS
QUANTITY, VOLUME, AREA AND COST CALCULATORS
The following online
building materials quantity,
volume, area and cost calculators may prove very useful if you are
undertaking any building work. Please
bear in mind that these are for guidance only and we cannot therefore
accept any liability for the quantities given.
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Area
& Distance Conversion Calculators  if you require
a conversion for metres, yards, feet & inches etc. 

Sub Base
Calculator  this estimator will provide the
area in square metres (length x width) and the required compacted depth
and the estimator will provide the approximate quantity of crusher run
required for a consolidated sub base. 

Excavated
Material Calculator (Metric)
(also
known as bulking)  enter the length, width and depth of
excavation in metres. The results estimate will be given for the cubic
metres of resultant spoil. Includes quantity and tonnes of excavations for
sound rock, chalk, earth, clay, sand & gravel.
Or if you prefer Excavated
Material Calculator (Imperial)


Concrete
Calculator Readymix
(Metric) enter the length &
width in metres and the depth in millimetres and the estimator will work
out the total volume of concrete required for your project.
Imperial
Concrete Calculator Mix  On Site


Concrete
Calculator Mix on Site  enter the dimensions
asked for and this will calculate the required quantities of sharp sand,
gravel (aggregate) and cement.
On
Site Concrete Calculator  Imperial


Plaster
Estimator Calculator  calculate plaster. Enter
the width & length or height of the wall or ceiling to be plastered in
metres. The results will be provided for 25kg bags of bonding, browning,
hardwall, multi finish, board finish, & 1st coat render. Assuming 11mm
thickness. (see below for a more extensive internal plastering estimator). 

Stud
wall Calculator (Metric)  calculate metal, wood or
timber quantity. Enter the length and height of your wall or walls and
this will estimate the quantities of stud partition, insulation, plaster
board, scrim tape, screws and plaster.
Imperial
Stud Wall Calculator


Roof
Area Calculators  Enter the length &
width and either the height of the gable or the fall to calculate the
areas for tiles, slates, felt etc. 

Mortar
Calculator  enter the area of brickwork in
square metres and this calculates the sand & cement requirements for a
general 4:1 mix. (see below for a more extensive estimator). 

Brick,
Block & Mortar Quantities Estimator  Calculator
for Brick, block, sand, cement quantities for single skin, 6",
9" walls. 

Ready
Mixed Screed Calculators
 this calculates the approximate volume of
ready mix screed required for the given dimensions. 

Screed
Quantities Estimator  calculator for floor
screed. Enter the dimensions asked for and this calculates individual
quantities for sand, cement, lime, plasticiser etc with many variables. 

Render/Stucco
Quantities Estimator  calculator for render.
Enter the dimensions in the yellow boxes and this will calculate the
approximate quantities required for external rendering including sand,
lime & cement etc.


Paving
Bed Calculator  enter
the square metres of your project and this will provide you with an
estimate of the building materials required, including opc/cement by
number of 25kg and tonnes of sand. 

Paving
Cost Estimate  estimator for a given area and
slab size, this works out the overall cost in square metres & yards of
any size of flag or slab. 
Please
bear in mind that these are for guidance only and we cannot therefore
accept any liability for the quantities given.
These calculators have been
made available by Source For Me
who
are a professional online & telephone based builders merchant, dedicated
experts in the sourcing and supply of specialist and hard to locate building
supplies.
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