# What are the major points that distinguish between floor area, carpet area, and built up area?

## Difference between floor area, carpet area, and built up area

The actual floor area of a building except for the wall, utility, the balcony is called carpet area.

### Carpet Area calculator

Carpet Area = Built up area – Wall area – (Balcony/Toilet/Utility Area)

## Built up Area

The actual construction of a building including wall, living area, bedrooms, balcony, toilet and utility area.

Build up Area of a building

Built up area = Carpet Area + Wall Thickness + (Balcony/Toilet/Utility Area)

According to the thumb rule,

Built up area = Carpet Area +(20 % x Carpet Area)

### Super Buildup Area

The term super built up area has used in real estate builders. The entire area of a building including the common area is called Super Built Up area.

Common Area = Lift + Lobby+Verandah + Parking Area + Playground

### Carpet Area

In simple, when you lay down a carpet on the floor it spread in the floor area without any blocking it is called carpet area.

The actual floor area of a building except for the wall, utility, the balcony is called carpet area.

Carpet Area calculator

Carpet Area = Built up area – Wall area – (Balcony/Toilet/Utility Area)

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