To measure a floor in square feet, measure the length and width of the room, multiply those together, and subtract any islands or cut-ins that appear in the room. Add 5 percent to 10 percent to the square footage of a room when ordering flooring supplies with advice from a licensed remodeling contractor in this free video on home maintenance.
Expert: Tim Gipson
Bio: Tim Gipson is a home repair specialist and remodeling contractor in Franklin, Tenn.
Filmmaker: Tim Brown
Series Description: Home improvement projects include building a fence, cleaning vinyl siding and painting interior walls. Get ideas to add value to a home with this free video series on home maintenance.