Contents

- 1 How much water do you need for a bag of concrete?
- 2 How much water do you put in a bag of quikrete?
- 3 How many cubic feet are in a 60-pound bag of concrete mix?
- 4 How much area does a 60 lb bag of concrete cover?
- 5 How many bags of concrete do I need for a 10×20 slab?
- 6 Is quikrete as strong as concrete?
- 7 How much area does a 50 lb bag of quikrete cover?
- 8 What happens if you add too much water to concrete?
- 9 Can I mix quikrete in the hole?
- 10 Can you pour concrete directly on dirt?
- 11 How many square feet does an 80lb bag of concrete cover?
- 12 How many bags of concrete can a mixer hold?
- 13 How many bags of concrete do I need for a fence post?
- 14 How many 60 pound bags of cement does it take to make a yard?

## How much water do you need for a bag of concrete?

Measure the recommended **water** amount (each 80-pound **bag of concrete** mix **will** require about 3 quarts of **water**). Pour approximately 2/3 of the **water** into the depression. If using liquid **cement** color, add to the mixing **water**.

## How much water do you put in a bag of quikrete?

Pour water into the dry mix until the powder is saturated with water. Depending on soil conditions, this will require about **1 gallon** (3.8 L) of water per 50 lb (22.7 kg) bag. For holes deeper than 2′ 6″ (0.8 m), place the material in lifts of 2′ 6″ (0.8 m) or less to allow water to soak all the way through.

## How many cubic feet are in a 60-pound bag of concrete mix?

Each 60-pound bag of QUIKRETE® Concrete Mix will yield approximately **0.45 cubic feet** of mixed concrete.

## How much area does a 60 lb bag of concrete cover?

A **60 lb**. **bag** provides 0.45 cubic feet of cured **concrete**. A 80 **lb**. **bag** provides 0.6 cubic feet of cured **concrete**.

## How many bags of concrete do I need for a 10×20 slab?

A 60-pound **bag** yields. 017 cubic yards, and an 80-pound **bag** yields. 022 cubic yards. For a 10 x 10 **slab**, you **would need** 77 60-pound **bags** or 60 80-pound **bags**.

## Is quikrete as strong as concrete?

**Quikrete** fast setting **concrete** is just as **strong** as regular **concrete**. **Concrete** gets its strength from a chemical reaction that occurs over time during curing. After it’s had time to cure, which usually take 28 days to complete, **Quikrete** can reach strengths up to 5000 psi.

## How much area does a 50 lb bag of quikrete cover?

One **50-pound bag of Quikrete** Fast Setting **Concrete** Mix yields about. 375 cubic feet. For example, if you need to **cover** 33.333 cubic feet, using 60-**pound** bags of **concrete**, divide 33.333 cubic feet by. 45 cubic feet to get 74.07 total bags of **concrete**.

## What happens if you add too much water to concrete?

**What happens when you add too much water to concrete** and/or other **cement** mixes? Over-watered **concrete** may lead to lower strength, reduced durability, shrinkage cracking, and a variety of surface problems. It is critical that the proper amount of **water** be **added** to **concrete** and other **cement** mixes.

## Can I mix quikrete in the hole?

Whether you are building a new fence, setting a mailbox or anchoring a basketball goal or play set, **QUIKRETE**^{®} Fast-Setting Concrete is the ideal product for the job. With Fast-Setting Concrete there is no **mixing** or tools required – You simply pour the dry **mix** right from the bag into the **hole**, then add water.

## Can you pour concrete directly on dirt?

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

## How many square feet does an 80lb bag of concrete cover?

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

## How many bags of concrete can a mixer hold?

Heavy-duty paddles mix the **concrete** to a uniform consistency. This **concrete mixer can** fit up to two **bags of concrete**.

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

Most **fence post** holes will need between 1 – 4 **bags of concrete** to securely hold the **post** in place. The best way to determine the size of the hole is: Diameter of the hole is 3 times the width of the **fence post**. Depth of the hole is one-third to half the above ground height of the **fence post**.

## How many 60 pound bags of cement does it take to make a yard?

It’ll **take** quite a few **bags** of concrete to **make** a cubic **yard**. The number of **bags** you need will vary depending on the type of concrete mix you choose for your project. If you’re using 50lb **bags** of concrete, you’ll need 72 **bags** to **make a yard**. If you’re using 60lb **bags** of concrete, you’ll need **60 bags** to **make a yard**.