Calculator for Ceiling Tiles, Drop Ceiling Grid, Grid Covers & Surface Mount Grid
We've updated our calculator to do estimates as well.
Step 1
- Calculate your square footage and room perimeter:
Room Layout:
Rectangular
Angled
T-shaped
Length:
ft.
in.
Width:
ft.
in.
Length:
ft.
in.
Width:
ft.
in.
Length:
ft.
in.
Width:
ft.
in.
Length:
ft.
in.
Width:
ft.
in.
Offset:
ft.
in.
Length:
ft.
in.
Width:
ft.
in.
Total Square Footage of Room:
sq. ft.
Perimeter (total length of all walls):
ft.
Step 2
- Choose your Ceiling Layout (2x2, 2x4, Suspended/Drop or Surface Mount):
2 x 2 Suspended Ceiling
2 x 4 Suspended Ceiling
2 x 2 Surface Mount Ceiling
2 x 4 Surface Mount Ceiling
Use Border Tiles around room perimeter.
Step 3
- Choose your Materials to load pricing into the form:
Ceiling Tile:
Grid:
Grid Covers:
Step 4
- Verify Pricing and Calculate Materials & Cost for Ceiling:
Hanger Distance (grid to anchor):
in.
Cost per Tile:
$
Grid Cost per 8' Main:
$
- per 8' Surface Mount Runner:
$
- per 2' Cross Tee
$
- per 4' Cross Tee
$
- per 8' Wall Bracket:
$
Grid Cover Cost per 4' Main:
$
- per 2' Cross Tee:
$
- per 4' Cross Tee:
$
- per 4' Wall Bracket:
$
Ceiling Materials Results
for a
2 x 2 Suspended Ceiling
Units required
Cost for Units
# Boxes Needed
Cost by Full Boxes
Whole Ceiling Tiles required
Tiles needed for border
Total Ceiling Tiles 2x2
$
$
Grid: Mains 8 ft
$
$
- Runners 8 ft
$
$
- Cross Tees 2 ft
$
$
- Wall Brackets 8 ft
$
$
Grid: SUB TOTALS
$
$
Grid Covers: Mains 4 ft
$
$
- Cross Tees 2 ft
$
$
- Wall Brackets 4 ft
$
$
Grid Covers: SUB TOTALS
$
$
GRAND TOTAL for Ceiling:
$
$
Additional Items:
Units required
Notes:
Hanger Wire for Vinyl Grid
ft.
* Hanger Wire Attaches every 2 ft per main
Anchors for Vinyl Grid
Hanger Wire for Metal Grid
ft.
* Hanger Wire Attaches every 4 ft per main
Anchors for Metal Grid
Notes:
Hanger Wire attachments every 2 ft per main with PVC, every 4 feet with Metal.
Length of hanger wire will be distance from ceiling to anchor point plus 2 feet extra to allow room to adjust and tie (calculated in).
RP Ceiling Grid: 30 per box for 8' Mains, 30 per box for 8' Wall Mold, 60 per box of 2' Cross T's. RP does not have a 4' Cross T, just 2'.
RP Surface Mount Grid: 30 per box for 8' Mains. 30 per box for 8' Top Hangers, 24 per box for 8' Wall Mold, 60 per box of 2' Cross T's. RP does not have a 4' Cross T, just 2'.
RP Grid Covers: 50 per box for Mains. 50 per box for Wall Mold, 50 per box of 2' Cross T's. 50 per box for 4' Cross T.