### How many gallons of paint do i need for 800 sqft with two coats?

One gallon of paint will cover 400 square feet.? One gallon of paint will cover 400 square feet. How many gallons of paint are needed to cover a wall that is 8 feet high and 100 feet long? Best Answer 8' x 100' is 800 square feet. (100x8=800) we need to know how many 400s (1 gallon of paint) we need so it's 800/400 = 2 2 gallons of paint will cover this 8' x…

### How many cans of paint are needed to cover 2200 square units?

A square unit is equal to 100 square feet so 2200 square units equals 220,000 square feet. One gallon of paint will cover approximately 400 square feet which means 550 gallons of paint are needed. If you plan on a double coat 1,100 gallons are needed. It will take 550-1,100 1 gallon cans of paint to cover 2,200 square units.

### How much surface will 5 gallons of paint cover?

Paint coverage is dependent on many factors: 1) Each manufacturer and paint mixture cover different amounts of surface area. The average coverage area can be located on the label for the product. 2) Primers cover less surface area then finish paint. Primers are needed to properly seal the surface to ensure the finish coats of paint not only bond well to the surface but to ensure color consistency across the painted surface. Primers, depending on…

### How many gallons of paint would it take to paint the outside of a building the size of 6 barns?

A good formula to use is 350 square feet of coverage for each gallon of paint. This can vary a bit, depending on the surface of the building and how many coats you'll need to cover an existing color (if any). Get your measurements, calculate the total square footage that needs to be covered, and divide that number by 350. Assuming you'll only need one coat of paint, you'll have your answer! Example: 4 exterior…