# Question: How Many 12 Foot Pieces Of 9 Inch Siding To Cocer A Gable 24 Ft Wide By 5 Ft High?

Contents

- 1 How do I calculate how much siding I need?
- 2 How do you calculate Gable square footage?
- 3 How many squares of siding do I need?
- 4 How many pieces of siding are in a box of siding?
- 5 How much does it cost to side a 1500 sq ft house?
- 6 How much siding do I need for a 2000 sq ft house?
- 7 What does gable end mean?
- 8 What is a gable architecture?
- 9 How do you find the gable angle?
- 10 How do I calculate how much soffit I need?
- 11 How much does Lowes charge to install siding?
- 12 How much siding do I need for a 1000 square foot house?
- 13 How many sq feet does a box of vinyl siding cover?
- 14 Do you put up soffit before siding?
- 15 How long is a piece of siding?

## How do I calculate how much siding I need?

To find the number of squares of siding needed for an installation, measure each walls width and height in feet. Multiply the width and height to get the area of the wall in square feet. Divide the square footage by 100 to get the number of squares needed for the wall.

## How do you calculate Gable square footage?

Calculate the area of the gable using the formula: gable area = width x (height / 2). Using the example width of 25 feet and gable height of 10 feet, the surface area of the gable is 125 square feet: 25 x (10/2) = 125.

## How many squares of siding do I need?

Add together the square footage you calculated for the sides of your home and the additional areas. Subtract the uncovered areas’ square footage from the total amount you calculated in step four. Divide this number by 100 to get the number of squares of siding you will need to order.

## How many pieces of siding are in a box of siding?

The length and width of the vinyl determine the number of pieces in a box. A carton of siding contains between 14 and 24 pieces and will cover 100 ft² or 200 ft².

## How much does it cost to side a 1500 sq ft house?

Aluminum siding costs An average 1,500 square foot house would cost around $7,700 for standard aluminum siding and upwards of $11,000 for custom grades after labor and material costs.

## How much siding do I need for a 2000 sq ft house?

In most cases, the cost of replacing siding on a 2,000 sq. ft. house is $7,095 – $10,248 for vinyl siding, and $13,895 – 20,071 for HardiePlank siding. However, there are many factors that can impact your total cost, such as removing old siding, installing more insulation, windows & doors copping, etc.

## What does gable end mean?

A gable wall or gable end more commonly refers to the entire wall, including the gable and the wall below it. A parapet made of a series of curves (Dutch gable ) or horizontal steps (crow-stepped gable ) may hide the diagonal lines of the roof.

## What is a gable architecture?

A gable is a section of wall located at the end of a pitched roof, between the edges of the intersecting pitches. It is usually triangular and extends from the eaves to the ridge, although the shape and detailing depends on the particular structural system used for the roof.

## How do you find the gable angle?

You can quickly find the angle of the gable by taking a piece of hardi siding with a square edge and placing it on the wall as if you were going to hang the piece.

## How do I calculate how much soffit I need?

Multiply the total length by the width to obtain the area of soffit needed to fill the gap. For example, if the total eaves length is 110 feet, and the width is 2 feet, multiply 110 by 2. The result, 220 in this example, is the number of square feet of soffit required.

## How much does Lowes charge to install siding?

Cost of Lowes Vinyl Siding

Lowes Vinyl Siding Costs | Zip Code | Sq. ft. |
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Basic | Better | |

Lowes Vinyl Siding – Installation Cost | $252.00 – $384.00 | $360.00 – $516.00 |

Lowes Vinyl Siding – Total | $372.00 – $576.00 | $528.00 – $768.00 |

Lowes Vinyl Siding – Total Average Cost per square foot | $3.95 | $5.40 |

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

Cost of Siding a House Per Square Foot

Exterior Square Feet | Ranch Style | 2-story+ |
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1,000 | $3,000 – $15,000 | $3,600 – $19,500 |

1,200 | $3,600 – $18,000 | $4,500 – $23,000 |

1,300 | $3,900 – $19,500 | $4,700 – $25,000 |

1,400 | $4,200 – $21,000 | $5,000 – $27,500 |

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## How many sq feet does a box of vinyl siding cover?

A box of vinyl siding contains two “squares.” A square in construction lingo equals 100 square feet, so a box of vinyl siding will cover 200 square feet.

## Do you put up soffit before siding?

Soffit is used to enclose the underside of an eave. It also is necessary to complete the soffit before the final course of siding is installed on the wall. Vinyl soffit is designed to be easily installed lengthwise from wall to fascia.

## How long is a piece of siding?

Standard sidings are usually 12′ to 12-1/2′ long. With standard siding panels, seams appear every two to three feet. Longer length sidings are typically offered in 16’8”, 20′ and 25′ ranges. The primary benefit of a longer length siding panel is that it reduces the number of seams on the wall.