# How many square feet will a gallon of paint cover on average?

it depends on the smoothness and porosity of the material that is being painted but most paint brands cover 300-400 square feet

### 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 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 square feet at 1 mil thickness will 1 gallon of paint cover?

It depends on the percent of solids. To simplify this, after all the liquid (solvent) part has evaporated, the pigment (solids) is what remains. One gallon of paint having 100% pigment (solids) or no solvent in it, will cover 1600 square feet at 1 mil thickness. If one gallon of paint has 50% pigment (solids) and 50% liquid (solvent), then one gallon of paint would have a net or dry film of 800 square feet.

### HOW MUCH WILL 5 GALLON OF THICK PAINT COVER?

"thick paint" is very vague. what is thick to YOU may not be thick to me. It depends on the type of paint, ( latex, alkyd, enamel etc,) -it's actual viscosity, how you apply it ( brush, roller, spray etc ) and finally the smoothness of the surface. 5 gal could cover anything from 500 to 2,000 square feet. - An average household latex applied to a smooth surface with a roller will cover about…

### 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 many gallons of paint to paint 410 square feet?

Here is a simple rule of thumb to go by: one gallon of paint will cover all four walls of an average size bedroom. Does not include any doors, ceiling or baseboard. Just the walls. ANS 2 -I've painted many rooms too and usually found a gallon may cover what I consider a small bedroom, 9 x 10. I guess I don't find many "average size bedrooms" - -

### One gallon of latex paint will cover approximately how many square feet?

1 gallon per 400 square feet. However, this will depend on how rough the surface is and how different the current area to be covered is. If it's a smooth surface and you're painting a similar color, 1 gallon should cover 400 sq. feet. But if it's a rough surface or hard color to cover, then 200 sq. feet per gallon.

### What is the average cost per square foot to paint the exterior of a house in Omaha Nebraska?

The location of painting the exterior of a home isn't going to make a difference as far as cost. But to calculate how much you can anticipate spending to paint the outside of your home you take the cost of a gallon of paint you wish to purchase (different colors will cost different amounts, anywhere from twenty five dollars a gallon to forty a gallon) and multiply that number by the square footage that needs…

### 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 sq ft will a gallon of paint cover?

It depends on the kind of paint it can veri from 39 ft to 50 ft if used right Improved Answer: Even a high build elastomeric paint goes 80 square feet a gallon. A standard gallon of paint has a theoretical coverage rate of 400 sq ft. However, this amount will be reduced on a porous or textured surface as much as half.