How to measure

how to measure your space

sketch the general layout of the room indicating the location of doors, windows and structural features, ei: fireplaces, closets, radiators, etc ...

measure each wall from corner to corner and mark this measurement outside of your line drawing.

for each wall measure from the inside edge of any door or window, then measure from that edge to the opposite edge of your door/window. do this for other architectural elements such as a fireplace or built-in shelving unit.

do this for each wall in the room.

note and record ...

the south facing wall

using the legend, indicate with symbols the following


locations of ceiling and wall lights 

locations of electrical outlets

the height of window sil’s

the width and height of fixed elements such as your fireplace, built in shelving

you can provide these in a separate elevation drawing if you prefer.

Scan your drawings and upload