This tool quickly calculates the square feet you need to cover with tile.

## How to Use the Tile Calculator

To use this calculator, follow these steps:

- Enter the length and width of the area you want to tile in feet.
- Enter the length and width of a single tile in inches.
- Click the “Calculate” button.
- The result will display the number of tiles needed to cover the given area.

## How It Works

This calculator determines the number of tiles required based on the area you provide and the size of each tile. It converts the tile dimensions from inches to feet to ensure consistent units for the calculation. The formula utilized is:

Area to be tiled (in square feet) / Area of one tile (in square feet) = Number of Tiles Needed

The calculator then rounds up to the nearest whole number to ensure you have enough tiles to cover the area.

## Limitations

While this calculator provides a good estimate, it doesn’t account for possible breakages or cutting waste. It is often advisable to purchase additional tiles to account for these factors.

This tool is also intended for simple, rectangular areas. For more complex shapes or patterns, further calculations may be needed.

## Use Cases for This Calculator

### Calculate Tile Quantity

You can determine how many tiles you need for a room by inputting the length and width of the area in square feet, along with the dimensions of the tile. The calculator will then give you the total number of tiles required to cover the space accurately.

### Estimate Tile Cost

By entering the price per tile, you can quickly estimate the total cost of the tiles needed for your project. This feature allows you to stay within your budget and plan your expenses effectively.

### Account for Wastage

You can factor in the wastage percentage recommended for cutting and fitting tiles during installation. This ensures you purchase a sufficient amount of tiles and have extras for any unforeseen issues.

### Convert Measurements

If you have the dimensions of the area in inches or centimeters, this calculator can convert those measurements into square feet for you. This saves you time from manually converting units.

### Consider Different Tile Sizes

Whether you are working with large format tiles or smaller mosaic tiles, this calculator can accommodate various sizes. You can input the dimensions of the tile to get an accurate estimation for any type of tile.

### Plan Patterns and Designs

If you are creating a specific pattern or design with the tiles, you can use this calculator to visualize how the tiles will fit together in the given space. This helps you plan the layout effectively.

### Account for Room Irregularities

In case your room has irregular shapes or corners, you can input multiple areas separately and add up the total tile quantity needed. This ensures that you cover all sections accurately.

### Compare Tile Options

If you are undecided between different tile sizes or prices, you can input various values into the calculator to compare the total cost and quantity required for each option. This helps you make an informed decision based on your preferences.

### Share Results

You can easily share the calculated tile quantity, cost estimates, and other details with contractors or clients by copying the results or sending them the link to the calculator. This facilitates communication and planning for your tiling project.

### Save Calculations

If you need to revisit your tile quantity calculations later or compare them with new measurements, you can save the results for future reference. This feature helps you keep track of your tiling projects and make adjustments as needed.