Wallpaper glue calculator

Answers the question: How much wallpaper glue do I need?

This wallpaper glue calculator will calculate how much wallpaper adhesive you need to securely fasten your wallpaper to the wall. The calculator will deduct the size of doors and windows as you don't need to put wallpaper there. The final number of wallpaper glue buckets is rounded up.


Total area to glue: 47.04 square meters
Liters of wallpaper glue needed: 11.76 liters
Required number of wallpaper glue buckets: 3

This wallpaper glue calculation is an estimation. We recommend adjusting for some waste. The wall surface where you attach the wallpaper will also affect the amount of wallpaper glue needed.

Our calculations

At Calculatorian, we are keen to share our knowledge, be transparent and open to feedback. Here are the calculations used to create this calculator. If you find an error or deficiency, contact us and we'll fix it in an instant!

Total area to glue was calculated like this:

Step 1

First we need to calculate the variable da. da = door area in square meters.

Step 2

Then we need to calculate the variable wa. wa = window area in square meters.

Step 3

Finally we put it together and calculate it like this:

Liters of wallpaper glue needed was calculated like this:

Required number of wallpaper glue buckets was calculated like this:

Variables used in this formula

l = Room length in meters
w = Room width in meters
h = Wall height in meters
d = Number of doors
wg = Number of windows
c = Square meters that one liter of wallpaper glue cover
pb = Liters per bucket of wallpaper glue