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How to Measure Room for the Perfect Fit

How to Measure Room for the Perfect Fit

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When you are considering purchasing furniture for your home. The first thing you need to do is to measure your room. You need to know the size of the room and the size of the furniture you are considering. You also need to consider the layout of the furniture and how much space you will need between pieces. If you are not sure how to measure the room, here is a guide to help you.

What is a floor plan?

A floor plan is a scaled drawing of a room or building, indicating the layout of the furniture and fixtures. Floor plans are used for a variety of purposes. It includes interior design, architecture, and engineering.

How to get your floor plan?

Check with your estate agent

Ask Your builder

Ask your architect

What tools do you need to measure room size?

When planning a room remodel. It is important to measure the space to make sure you have an accurate idea of what will fit. There are lots of tools you can use to measure your room, but not all of them are necessary for every job. Here is a list of the most common tools:

1. Measuring Tape

2. A level

3. Floor plan

4. A4 paper

5. Pencil


Space is an important consideration when decorating a home. Whether you are looking for a place to relax or organize your belongings. It is important to measure the space and choose furniture and accessories that fit. Let's get started step by step.


Step 1: Draw the simple floor plan


First, take a tour of all the rooms in your home and make an approximate plan. Use the floor plan you got from the builder. Create a floor plan for your room with pencil and paper. Include all doors, windows, columns, and other architectural features. It doesn't have to be perfect, but it should show the connections between rooms of your home.

draw floor 
planStep 2: Measure the outer dimensions of the room ( wall to wall)


When measuring the outer dimensions of the room. You will need to measure the length, width, and ceiling height. Its better to do it from the entrance door, and mark your measurements on your paper.


To measure the length of a room, use a tape measure and measure from one end of the space to the other.

To measure the width of a room, use a tape measure and measure from one side of the space to the other.

To measure the height of a room, use a tape measure and measure from the floor to the ceiling.


Please be informed: the length should be measured close to the floor. And the width should be measured close to the wall.

measure wall to wall size

Step 3: Measure your window


Window measurements are important for ordering the right size window coverings.


First, you will need to identify the window's width and height. To do this, measure the window opening at its widest point and from the top of the opening to the bottom. It's also important to measure the window height from the floor.


Next, decide what type of window covering you would like. If you want to change your window coverings. Please measure the bottom of your windows and order a custom window covering.


Once you have purchased your blinds, use them to determine the best size for your windows.

measure your window

Step 4: Measure your door


When measuring a new door, many factors must be considered. The most important measurements are the height, width, and thickness of the door. For accurate measurement, use a tape measure and a level.


First, measure the height of the opening from the floor to the top of the opening.


Next, measure the width of the opening from side to side.


Finally, measure the thickness of the door. Be sure to include the jamb in your measurement.

measure your door

Step 5: Mark plumbing, appliance, electrical outlet, etc.

measure room size


Congrats, I bet you already had an idea for how to measure the room, we know its not an easy job to do. But it is important to make sure that your furniture and accessories are the right sizes for your space. If they're too big or too small, they will look out of place and won't be very functional. Measuring your room is the best way to ensure that you're making the most of it.  If you have plans to renovate or build a new house. Please contact  Aspire Building Materials for more information. Our design team is eager to offer custom house design that fits your specific needs. 

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