How Much Wallpaper Do I Need?

Calculate wallpaper with confidence! This chart will help you determine how much wallpaper to buy.

  1. Measure the WIDTH of each wall in the room
  2. Add each of these measurements to find the total DISTANCE AROUND THE ROOM.
  3. Measure the HEIGHT of your ceiling
  4. Use the chart below to find out how many rolls you will need.

When ordering wallpaper, you may also need to consider the "repeat" of the pattern. The larger the repeat, the more paper you will need to match the pattern. Be sure to note the "dye lot number" on the rolls of paper making sure the numbers is the same to ensure color consistency.

Distance
Around
Room In Feet
DOUBLE ROLLS
For Wall Area
Number of
Bolts of
Border
Height of Ceiling
8 ft.
9 ft.
10 ft.
28 - 30
4
5
6
3
32 - 34
5
5
7
3
36
5
6
8
3
38
5
6
8
3
40
6
6
8
3
42
6
7
8
3
44
6
7
9
4
46
7
7
9
4
48 - 52
7
8
11
4
54 - 56
8
9
12
4
58
8
9
12
5
60 - 64
9
10
13
5
66
9
11
14
5
68
10
11
14
5
70
10
11
14
5
72
10
12
15
5
74
11
12
15
6
76
11
12
16
6
78 - 80
11
13
16
6
82
12
13
17
6
84 - 86
12
14
18
6
88
13
14
18
6
90
13
14
18
7