Call Now to discuss your
driveway or patio cleaning needs
01480 367 065
© 2017 All rights reserved - Website designed and developed by Blick Media Ltd
FREE QUOTATION REQUEST FORM
Please complete the below form for a quotation for driveway or patio cleaning and sealing. All quotation request forms are usually responded to within 24 hours (depending on workload), for a more immediate response please telephone: 01480 367 065.
WORKING OUT SURFACE AREA
What You Need: Tape measure, calculator, string, chalk, notepad and pen.
Measuring Rectangular Driveways and Patios
Measure the length and width of the your driveway or patio in feet. Multiply these two numbers together to find the total square footage of the area. For example, a 20-by 40-foot driveway has a total surface area of 800 square feet.
Measuring Irregular Shaped Driveways and Patios
Mark unevenly shaped driveways off with chalk or string into as many square sections as you can. Measure the surface area of each of these sections or, if all sections are the same size, measure one and multiply its area by the number of square sections. For example, a driveway marked into 80 sections of 10 square feet each has a total marked area of 800 square feet. Write this number down in a notepad and proceed to measure the irregular sections.
Measuring Triangular Driveways and Patios
Calculate the area of triangular sections by multiplying the length of the longest side, or the base, by the height of the triangle, or the distance from the base to the peak. Divide this number in two to find the surface area for each triangular section. For example, a triangular section with a 3-foot base and a 3-foot height yields 9 feet, divided by two for a final measurement of 4 1/2 square feet.
Measuring Round Shaped Driveways and Patios
Measure circular sections by first calculating the radius. Find the radius by measuring the diameter, or the distance across the circle through the centre, then dividing that number in half. If the circle's diameter is 22 feet, its radius is 11 feet. Find the square of the radius by multiplying the number by itself. In this example, multiply 11 by 11 for a total of 121. Multiple the square of the radius by pi, rounded to 3.1416. So 121 times 3.1416 is 380.1336, which rounds to 380.13 square feet.
DO YOU HAVE QUESTIONS? WE HAVE THE ANSWERS!
Please add total surface area to be cleaned and sealed - If you need help working out surface area - see below or simply click on free site survey required and we will measure things for you FREE of charge and without any obligation. Please leave blank if site survey is required and leave the measuring down to us.
Please note: The accuracy of any quotation we supply is dependent on the accuracy of the measurements and description of the project you provide - to avoid any issues our FREE site survey is recommended. If you choose not to receive FREE site survey and your measurements and/or description are inaccurate the quotation may be subject to revision.