Expert Advice on Improving Your Home

Quikrete Calculators: Get Concrete Answers and More

Whether you're building a brick wall, fence or playground, Quikrete calculators will tell you exactly how much material you'll need.

Cubic Yard Calculator — Start Here Before Purchasing Materials

Need to know how many feet are in a yard or how many cubic feet are in a cubic yard? Our cubic yard calculator is a must for home improvement projects!
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Bathroom Fan CFM Calculator

Upgrading your bathroom vent fan but don't know what size you need? Tired of sweating walls? Use our online vent fan cubic feet per minute (CFM) calculator to find out how many cubic feet per minute your fan needs to be! Don't let moisture ruin your beautiful new bathroom. Calculate how big your fan should be and keep your bathroom from sweating.
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How to Calculate Lawn Irrigation Water Usage and Costs

With the price of water on the rise, it’s become increasingly important to know how much water you use to irrigate your yard as well as how much it costs. Check out our lawn irrigation calculator to find out how much it costs to water your lawn.
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Understanding Lumber Measurements — with Board Foot Calculator

Looking for lumber? The home center sells it by piece, but the sawmill goes by board feet. Here's what that means.
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How to Choose a Water Heater

Heating water is the second largest single user of energy in the home. While we all enjoy a soothing hot shower, rising energy costs—along with their adverse environmental impact—make it a good time to take a closer look at the various options now available.
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Carpet Calculator

Carpet is sold by the square yard, which is equivalent to an area 3 feet by 3 feet. Waste is usually figured at 10% but may be changed to any amount desired. To see how many square yards you would need, enter the measurements of your room in our calculator.