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Bevel Siding Installation Calculator

Nominal Width Exposed Face (in.) Overlap (in.) Nail Count Factor Linear Foot Nail Count Factor Square Foot
4 2 1/2 1 0.75 3.60
6 4 1/2 1 0.75 2.03
8 6 1/2 1 1/8 0.75 1.43
10 8 1/2 1 1/2 0.75 1.13
12 10 1/2 1 1/2 0.75 0.90

How to Figure

Multiply the linear feet or square feet by the nail count factor above. The result is the quantity of nails required.

  • One (1) nail per stud – 16" on center
  • Allowance for waste and loss should be added