Finding the Measurements of Existing Cabinets. Find the total height and depth of each cabinet. Using a tape measure, determine the height of each cabinet from base to tip and the depth of each cabinet from front to rear. For accuracy, figure out the depth by measuring from the outside of each cabinet, not the inside.

Whether they are finished or not, they cannot be included in the **square footage** of the main residence [source: Boddy]. They should be reported as “bonus rooms.” However, if you have a finished area above an attached garage and you **can** get to it without leaving the house, go ahead and **count** it.

Also, how do you calculate running per foot? pfr = **per foot run**. In other words, cost is measured **by the** length, not length x width. pfr = **per foot run**. In other words, cost is measured **by the** length, not length x width.

Likewise, how do I determine my wardrobe size?

The first step is to **calculate** the **amount** of work needed in terms of square feet (sqft). This is done by multiplying the height and width of each of the components (of the front side). If your **wardrobe** is 5 ft wide and 7 ft tall, the total sq ft of the furniture is 7 ft x 5 ft, i.e. 35 sq ft.

What is linear foot cabinet measurement?

**Linear Feet** **Measure** each section of cabinetry from wall to wall, and be sure to include both the upper and lower **cabinets**. Pricing by the **linear foot** was popular when most **cabinets** were constructed the same way, with simple shelves, doors and frames attached to the wall or countertop.

### How do you measure square feet of furniture?

Square Feet Step 1: Measure the width of your item in inches and then multiply times the height. Step 2. Multiply the width and height of all sides to be coated (including the top). Step 3: Add all of these totals together and divide by 144 to determine the total square feet you will need to cover.

### How do you figure out the square footage of a door?

How to Find Square Footage Measure the length and width of the area. Convert these measurements to feet if they aren’t already. Multiply the length in feet times the width in feet. To estimate the cost of materials, multiply the total square footage by the price per square foot.

### How much bigger should a cabinet door be than the opening?

Add space for door overlay: Cabinet doors for framed cabinets must be larger than the cabinet opening to look right and close properly. We refer to this as an “overlay”. The industry standard for most cabinet doors is a 1/2 inch overlay around the cabinet door.

### How wide should cabinet doors be?

Add 1 inch to both the width and the height of each opening size measurement. For example, a 14″ x 30″ cabinet opening should now read 15″ x 31″. This technique allows for a 1/2″ overlay of cabinet door openings. If you order by cabinet order size alone, your doors will be too small.

### How do you build a cabinet?

Steps Plan your cabinets. Standard counter depth is 25″, which the cabinets themselves being 24″ to allow for a 1″ countertop lip. Cut the sides. Cut the bottom. Cut the front and back base panels. Cut the top brace panels. Cut the facing panels. Join the base panels to the bottom. Join the sides to the bottom.

### How much space do you need between Double cabinet doors?

The standard is 3/32″. I use 3mm between the pair of doors you described (Frameless cabinetry with full overlay, 1.5mm reveal).

### How much clearance do you need for drawer slides?

Required clearance is typically around a ½” between the drawer slides and the sides of the cabinet opening and generally the only downside to a side-mount drawer slide is that they will limit the horizontal width of your drawer.

### How do you measure cabinet width?

Lay the tape measure along the bottom of the cabinet; place the end against the back of the cabinet, then pull out the tape until the front edge of the cabinet to find the front-to-back (depth) measurement. Next, measure the total outer width of your cabinet.

### What is the depth of a standard base cabinet?

Standard base cabinet depth is 24 inches (61cm). Deeper cabinets are also available and are useful because refrigerators have been getting deeper – up to 36 inches deep (92cm) so a deeper countertop is appropriate.