Contents

- 1 How much area does an 80 pound bag of concrete cover?
- 2 How many bags of concrete do I need for a 10×10 slab?
- 3 How many cubic feet are in a 80 pound bag of concrete?
- 4 How many 80lb bags of concrete do I need for 3 yards?
- 5 Can you pour concrete directly on dirt?
- 6 Is it cheaper to make your own concrete?
- 7 What is a cheaper alternative to concrete?
- 8 How many feet does a bag of concrete cover?
- 9 How thick should a concrete slab be?
- 10 How many cubic feet is a 5 gallon bucket?
- 11 How many bags of concrete do I need for a post hole?
- 12 How much does 4 yards of concrete cost?
- 13 How many bags of cement do I need for 1 cubic yard?
- 14 How do I figure out how many bags of concrete I need?
- 15 How much does a bag of concrete make?

## How much area does an 80 pound bag of concrete cover?

4 sq feet in that amount of **cement**.

## How many bags of concrete do I need for a 10×10 slab?

For a **10 x 10 slab**, you would need 77 60-pound **bags** or 60 80-pound **bags**. If we add an extra 10%, that’s an extra 8 60-pound **bags** or 6 80-pound **bags**.

## How many cubic feet are in a 80 pound bag of concrete?

6 **cubic feet** for an **80 lb bag**.

## How many 80lb bags of concrete do I need for 3 yards?

An 80# **bag** of pre-mixed **cement**, sand and gravel (**CONCRETE**) is 0.6 cubic foot per the **bag**. There are 27 cubic feet in a cubic **yard**. So 27 / 0.6 = 45 80# **bags**.

## Can you pour concrete directly on dirt?

Long story short, yes **you can pour concrete** over **dirt**.

## Is it cheaper to make your own concrete?

One of the least expensive ways to get **concrete** is to mix **your own**. You can buy bags of the mix from a home improvement store. Typically, you only have to add water for it to be ready to pour. Otherwise, you risk getting a weaker **concrete** once it cures, which could lead to cracks or crumbles within a couple of years.

## What is a cheaper alternative to concrete?

There are a few different types you can find in the home improvement store that can replace concrete cement used for driveways and walkways. These include **pea** gravel, crushed stone, and quarry process. Cheaper than other surface materials and low-**cost** to install.

## How many feet does a bag of concrete cover?

**Quikrete’s Concrete** Mix yield’s about. 15 cubic **feet** for every 20 pounds of mix, so a 40-pound **bag** yields. 30 cubic **feet**, 60 pounds of **concrete** mix yields. 45 cubic **feet** and an 80-pound **bag** yields.

## How thick should a concrete slab be?

Standard **concrete** floor **slab thickness** in residential construction is 4 inches. Five to six inches is recommended if the **concrete** will receive occasional heavy loads, such as motor homes or garbage trucks. To prepare the base, cut the ground level to the proper depth to allow for the **slab thickness**.

## How many cubic feet is a 5 gallon bucket?

Since a one-**gallon pail** is equal to 0.134 **cubic feet**, a standard five-**gallon bucket** equals exactly 0.67 **cubic feet**. We’ll explain how we arrived at that number, what exactly is a **cubic foot**, how you can calculate it yourself and some uses for **the five**–**gallon bucket**.

## How many bags of concrete do I need for a post hole?

Mix two 50lb **bags of concrete** with water in a mixing tub or 5-gallon bucket. Add **concrete** into the **hole** and around the 4” x 4”. Depending on your climate, let **concrete** set up for 24 – 48 hours.

## How much does 4 yards of concrete cost?

Each cubic **yard of concrete costs** $119 to $147 per cubic **yard** delivered.

Short-Load **Concrete Prices**.

Cubic Yards |
Mixing On-site Fees |
---|---|

4 – 4.75 |
$80 |

3 – 3.75 | $90 |

2 – 2.75 | $100 |

1 – 1.75 | $110 |

## How many bags of cement do I need for 1 cubic yard?

Pure **cement**, sand and crushed rock all have about the same density, so a block of pure **cement** measuring **1 cubic yard** of volume (about 3,600 pounds) will contain 45 **bags of cement**.

## How do I figure out how many bags of concrete I need?

For **concrete**, the **formula** for volume is as follows: length x width x thickness. To **determine how many bags of concrete** you will need, divide the total cubic yards needed by the yield. Use the following yields per each **bag** size: 40 pound **bag** yields.011 cubic yards.

## How much does a bag of concrete make?

one 20kg **bag** will cover an area of 1.1m2 to a depth of approximately 10mm. or 108 x 20kg **bags** equates to one cubic metre of mixed **concrete**.