You will need
  • - technical passport for the apartment;
  • roulette;
  • paper;
  • calculator;
  • pencil.
Area of the apartment is written in the official document given to it – that is in the Datasheet. So, wanting to know the size of your current or potential homes, look in the data sheet.
If you want to measure the area yourself, take a tape measure, a calculator and ask the other person to help you measure. Draw a preliminary scheme of the housing, then you have had the opportunity to immediately put it in his size. Don't forget to also measure the sizes of outbuildings – store rooms, balcony and loggia.
At the level of the plinth measure tape measure the length of all walls in the apartment, trying to roulette was well and evenly tensioned. Put the results to meters and record them in your apartment. If the room has an irregular shape (niches, corners, rounding and projections), divide the room into individual shapes, and specify their size.
Multiply the length and width of each room and record the result in their "statement". By adding up the area of all premises of the apartment, you will get the total result. Keep in mind, each apartment has three squares – a General residential and the area is very flat. The living area includes the living room area (bedroom, nursery, hall). The area of apartments is defined as the sum of living rooms and utility rooms (bath, WC, closet, corridor, kitchen, etc.). The total area of the apartment is calculated as the sum of the areas of all premises, including reduction factors (for balconies and terraces – 0,3; for loggias – 0,5; for verandahs and cold pantries - 1,0).
Note that the total area of the apartment is used for state statistical observation, and performance square apartments - for official statistical accounting of the housing Fund in the Russian Federation, determining the social norms of housing, payment of utilities, etc. determine the area and other technical indicators of the apartment is governed by the "Instruction on accounting of housing stock in the Russian Federation".