How to calculate the area to be covered?

Pergola en bois avec toit en feuilles de palmier synthétiques Palmita de couleur naturelle - Boutique Palmex

Surface calculation

Each set of Palmita includes 22 leaves, to cover a total area of 2 square meters. The 2 square meter coverage takes into account the 20 cm overlap between each row of leaves.

Not sure of the math to measure the area you need to cover? Whether you want to cover a linear roof, a 2-sided roof or a roof with more than 3 sides, you can refer to the article right here: Calculating roof area: what formulas and how to do it?

Refer to the examples below for a quick reference of how many Palmita sets you will need to order to complete your project. These examples are for guidance only, it will be important to take measurements for your own project.

Calcule d'une surface à couvrir pour une toiture - Boutique Palmex

How many Palmita sets do you need

according to the type of project

  • Structure en bois d'une pergola avec une toiture en feuilles de palmier synthétiques - Boutique Palmex


    For a standard size 10' x 10' gazebo, 8 sets of roofing sets will be needed to cover the area.

  • Abris à barbecue en bois avec un toit en feuilles de palmier synthétiques - Boutique Palmex


    For a shelter for a BBQ area or outdoor kitchenette measuring 10 feet x 5 feet, it will take 4 Palmita sets to cover the roof.

  • Structure de tiki bar en bois avec toiture 2 pans en chaume artificielle - Boutique Palmex

    Tiki bar

    For a linear roof of a 6' x 4' tiki bar structure, 2 Palmita sets will be required.

  • Cabanon avec une toiture 4 pans en feuilles de palmier synthétiques - Boutique Palmex


    To cover the roof of an 8' x 12' shed, 8 Palmita sets will be required.

  • Parasol en bois de type palapa en feuilles de palmier synthétiques - Boutique Palmex


    To cover the roof of an 8-foot diameter umbrella, you will need 3 Palmita sets.

  • Petite niche à chien avec une couverture en feuilles de palmier Palmita - Boutique Palmex


    For a small dog house that is 2.4 feet high, 2.25 feet wide and 2.9 feet deep, you will only need one Palmita set.

Take advantage of the services of our distributors

For a turnkey solution

Our distributors are there to help you, take the measurements for you and carry out the installation. If you are unsure of your measurements, this option is for you.

Ask our distributors for more information: Distributors | Palmex International

Zone de détente sous une pergola en bois avec un recouvrement en chaume artificiel Palmita - Boutique Palmex

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