## How many sq ft does a 5 gallon bucket of paint cover?

1,800 square feet
According to our paint estimator, 5 gallons of paint can cover as much as 1,800 square feet. A quart of paint will coat about 90 square feet of space.

## How much paint do I need for 1000 square feet?

You’ve determined that there’s 500 square feet of wall surface to cover. Those walls will require two coats, so you’ll ultimately be covering 1,000 square feet. At 325 square feet per gallon, you’ll need a little over 3 gallons (1,000 ÷ 325 = 3.08 gallons, to be precise).

How much paint do I need for a 3000 sq ft house?

The average two story home (about 2,500 square feet) will take 22 to 25 gallons of paint for siding, soffits, and overhangs and 3 to 5 gallons for accented trim. For a larger home (around 3000 square feet), it will take 25 to 30 gallons and 5 to 7 gallons for the accented trim.

### How many gallons of paint do I need to paint 1200 square feet?

Three gallon
Paint Calculator Tip 3: Three gallon cans of paint cover up to 1200 square feet. This is enough to cover a large room or a couple of average-sized rooms adjoining each other. You may want to consider this extra can if you are doing a room with vaulted ceilings.

### How much paint do I need for a 1100 square foot house?

Two gallon cans of paint cover up to 800 square feet, which is enough to cover an average size room. This is the most common amount needed, especially when considering second coat coverage. Three gallon cans of paint cover up to 1200 square feet.

How much paint do I need for a 2500 sq ft home?

How Much Paint do You Need? Picture Guide – Exterior + Interior

House Size Body/Walls Total Gallons
1500 sq ft. 12 15
2500 sq ft. 18 22
3500 sq ft. 25 31
5000 sq ft. 35 43

## How much paint do I need for a 2400 square foot house?

One gallon of any BEHR paint is enough to cover between 250 to 400 square feet of surface area with one coat.

## How much paint do I need for a 1000 square foot house exterior?

Exterior Home Painting Costs Per Square Foot

Total Paintable Area* Average Total Cost
1,000 \$500 – \$3,500
1,500 \$750 – \$5,250
2,000 \$1,000 – \$7,000
2,500 \$1,250 – \$8,750

How many square feet does a 2 gallon can of paint cover?

Paint Calculator Tip 2: Two gallon cans of paint cover up to 800 square feet, which is enough to cover an average size room. This is the most common amount needed, especially when considering second coat coverage.

### How much paint do I need to paint a small room?

Here’s another way to figure out how much paint you will need: One gallon can of paint will cover up to 400 square feet, which is enough to cover a small room, like a bathroom. Two gallon cans of paint cover up to 800 square feet, which is enough to cover an average size room.

### How much does it cost to paint a house per square foot?

If the house is 2,500 square feet and you come up with a price of \$7,500 following accurate estimating formulas, you can tell your GC that it’s \$7,500 which is \$3 per square foot. It’s important to communicate to the builder, however, that your paint cost per square foot is for the current home layout.

How much paint do you put on a wall?

The coverage amount is listed on the label of the paint can. Use this to adjust the values in the Paint Coverage section below. Paint usually is applied at 350 to 400 square feet per gallon (primer at 200 to 300 square feet per gallon). Use the Area section below to calculate the walls and ceiling values.