You will need

- - technical passport for the apartment;
- roulette;
- paper;
- calculator;
- pencil.

Instruction

1

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.2

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 size**s of outbuildings – store rooms, balcony and loggia.3

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**.4

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).5

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".