Contents

- 1 How many 60 pound bags of cement does it take to make a yard?
- 2 How much area does a 60 lb bag of concrete cover?
- 3 How many bags of concrete do I need for 1 yard?
- 4 How many bags of quikrete equal a yard?
- 5 How many bags of concrete do I need for a 6×6 post?
- 6 How many bags of concrete do I need for a 10×20 slab?
- 7 Can you pour concrete directly on dirt?
- 8 How do you calculate concrete bags?
- 9 How much area does a yard of concrete cover?
- 10 Is it cheaper to mix your own concrete?
- 11 How many bags of concrete do I need for a post hole?
- 12 How much area does a 50 lb bag of quikrete cover?
- 13 Is quikrete as strong as concrete?
- 14 How many square feet does a 80lb bag of quikrete cover?

## 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**.

## 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 1 yard?

On average, it **will** take 90 40lb **bags**, 60 60lb **bags**, or 45 80lb **bags** to fill **one** cubic **yard** of **concrete**.

## How many bags of quikrete equal a yard?

One 80lbs bag of Quikrete Concrete Mix will yield approximately. **60** cu ft. So it will take **45 bag** to equal one cubic yard of concrete. If you have a project over a 1/2 a cubic yard you should consider our Mix On-site Concrete especially if you are hand mixing.

## How many bags of concrete do I need for a 6×6 post?

As I recall, a 60# **bag of concrete** is about. 5cf, so you’d need 3 **bags** per hole.

## 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**.

## Can you pour concrete directly on dirt?

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

## How do you calculate concrete bags?

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 area does a yard of concrete cover?

One Cubic Yard of Concrete: 4-inches thick – covers 81 **square feet**.

## Is it cheaper to mix 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.

## 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 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**.

## 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 many square feet does a 80lb bag of quikrete cover?

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