# Calculators: Estimate How Much Turf is Needed.

##### Highland Turf Farm provides these calculators to help you estimate the amount of sod to order. Need more Information? The friendly people at Highland Turf Farm are here to help. Just give us a call at 604-465-9812 or 1-800-663-5847.

# Converting Meters to Feet

Sod, or turf, is sold by the square yard. It is easiest to measure your yard with a measuring tape that shows feet and inches. If you did measure in feet, you are one step ahead. Congratulations, you can move to the next step.

Free Online Calculator**Why not Metric?** Most equipment that harvests sod, is manufactured in the US, and for this reason is set up to harvest sod in square yards. In case you have measured in metres, this first calculator will help you convert each of your measurements to into feet.

# Calculating Square Feet in Various Shaped Areas

If you have a yard with various shaped areas, you will need to calculate the respective areas and then add the totals, before converting the number of square feet into square yards.

## Square and Rectangular Areas

Use the calculator (below) to calculate the number of square feet in a rectangular section of your yard

## NOTE: All measurements need to be in FEET. (For example: 50 feet 6″ is 50.5 feet.)

## Triangle Areas

#### The Calculator below can be used to calculate the area of a triangle.

## NOTE: All measurements need to be in FEET. (For example: 50 feet 6″ is 50.5 feet.)

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## Circular Areas

## NOTE: All measurements need to be in FEET. (For example: 50 feet 6″ is 50.5 feet.)

This calculator will calculate the area of a circle. Unfortunately ovals are the hardest areas to calculate. Visualizing the area as being the average of a smaller circle, based on the shortest size of the oval, and then calculate the size of a circle the size of the longest direction of the oval. Add these two totals together and then divide by two. This will give you the approximate square footage of an oval area.

# Converting Square Feet into Square Yards

After you add up the number of square feet in each area, this calculator will convert the number of square feet into square yards.

# Questions? Confused? Need more Information? Or ready to order?

#### The friendly people at Highland Turf Farm are here to help. Just give us a call at 604-465-9812 or 1-800-663-5847.

December 11, 2014