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Materials Calculator

Tell us about your room

Tell us a little about the room you’re working on and we can help you calculate the materials you will need.

Include Ceiling (typically only needed for new construction)

Length, Width and Height need to have values greater than 1


Your project for a 12x12x8 room will require the following materials:

  • 4 Panels
    4x8 Gold Bond Gypsum Boards
  • 6 Panels
    4x12 Gold Bond Gypsum Boards
  • 20 pounds of ProForm Ready Mix OR 7 pounds of ProForm Quick Set LITE Setting Compound
  • 120 linear feet of ProForm Joint Tape.
  • You'll need 240 1 1/4 inch screws
  • You'll need 240 1 1/4 inch nails (if using 5/8 inch gypsum board use 1 3/8 inch nails)
Where to Buy

Basic Tools

We recommend the following tools to complete your project.

  • Safety glasses
  • Tape measure
  • T-square or straightedge
  • Utility knife
  • Caulk gun and panel adhesive
  • Drywall hammer or drywall screw gun
  • Mud pan
  • Joint finishing knives - 6”, 8” and 12” blades
  • 150 grit sandpaper and sanding block
  • Sponge