Calculating linear footage
Though calculating linear footage may not be something you have to deal with on a daily basis, if you’re planning a home improvement project or you’re moving, you may need to know how to do it. Let’s take a look at what a linear foot is, how to calculate it and how it’s used to price long distance moves with U-Pack®.
What is a linear foot?
Definition of a linear foot: A linear foot is one foot in length, or 12 inches.
So, for example, an item that is 5 feet long is 5 linear foot. It differs from a cubic foot and square foot in that it doesn’t account for width or height – just length.