# How many gallons of paint are required to paint the walls of a building 50ft long 40ft wide and 80ft If 1 gallon of paint will cover 500 square feet of the wall?

The total surface area of the building is 12,000. That means you would divide 12,000 by 500 and receive an answer of 240. You need 240 gallons of paint.

### How much will 5 gallons of paint cover in square feet?

A gallon of paint will cover about 300 square feet of wall area. So it will depend on the surface you are painting but in general square 5 gallons will cover approximately 1500 square feet. Some manufacturers stretch ... If you can't decide between 4 or 5 gallons, go with 5 and buy it in a 5-gallon container. It should actually be cheaper than three 1-gallon cans, and you're guaranteed the colors will be the…

### How much white paint is needed to paint a 1000 square foot building?

1000 square feet to paint? You can paint 400 feet squared with one gallon. so you need to know how high the wall is 8 feet high by 1000 feet 8x1000 = 8000 square feet divided by 400feet per a gallon = 20 gallons one coat. just x the amount of coats you want to do and your good to go. You realy need to measure each wall and go HxL divided by 400feet per…

### How many inches for gallon?

Gallons is a liquid measurement and inches is a solid measurement so there is no such thing as inches in a gallon but there is square inches in a gallon which is completely diffrent. Cubic inches measure volume so a gallon would be measured in cubic inches rather than square inches. 231 cubic inches is equal to one gallon. Answer2 The first para in the above answer is confusing because it says "there is square…

### 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.

### For volume how do you convert square inches to gallons?

231 cubic inches == (presumed that you meant cubic inches, which like gallons is a measure of volume, rather than square inches, which is a measure of area) 1 US gallon = 231 Cubic inches (presuming you meant cubic inches, which like gallons is a measure of volume, rather than square inches, which is a measure of area)

### 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…