This tool helps you easily calculate the amount of carpet you need for any space.

## Carpet Calculator Instructions

Use this calculator to estimate the total cost for carpeting a room, including carpet price, padding price, and installation cost.

### How to Use

- Enter the length and width of the room in feet.
- Enter the price per square foot of the carpet.
- Enter the price per square foot of the padding.
- Enter the installation cost per square foot.
- Enter the waste factor percentage. This accounts for extra carpet needed due to cutting and fitting.
- Click “Calculate” to see the total estimated cost.

### Calculation Explanation

The calculator works by first computing the area of the room. It then adds the specified waste factor to account for scraps and miscuts. The total area is used to calculate the total cost by multiplying it by the carpet price, padding price, and installation cost.

### Limitations

- This calculator provides an estimate only. Actual costs may vary based on specific project conditions and requirements.
- Ensure all input values are correct and reasonable. Invalid or unrealistic input values may result in inaccurate estimates.
- The waste factor can greatly impact the total cost. Adjust it based on your specific requirements and conditions.