Contents

- 1 How many 60 pound bags of concrete make a yard?
- 2 How many bags of quikrete equal a yard?
- 3 How many bags of concrete are in a yard?
- 4 How many bags of quikrete do I need for a 10×10 slab?
- 5 How many 60 lb bags are in a yard?
- 6 How many square feet does a 50 lb bag of concrete cover?
- 7 Is it cheaper to mix your own concrete?
- 8 Is quikrete as strong as concrete?
- 9 How many square feet does a 80lb bag of quikrete cover?
- 10 How many bags of cement do I need for 1 cubic yard?
- 11 How much area does a yard of concrete cover?
- 12 How many bags of concrete do I need for a post hole?
- 13 Is gravel needed under concrete?
- 14 Can you use quikrete for a slab?
- 15 How much does it cost for a 12×12 concrete slab?

## How many 60 pound bags of concrete make a yard?

If you’re using 60lb bags of concrete, you’ll need 60 bags to make a yard. If you’re using 80lb bags of concrete, you’ll need **45 bags** to make a yard.

## 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 are in a 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 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**. Whatever the size of your project, use the formula above to calculate how **much concrete** you’ll **need**!

## How many 60 lb bags are in a yard?

**60 pound bag** yields.017 cubic **yards**.

## How many square feet does a 50 lb bag of concrete 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 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.

## 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.

## 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 much area does a yard of concrete cover?

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

## 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.

## Is gravel needed under concrete?

Whether you pour **concrete** for a walkway or patio, a strong **gravel** base is required to prevent the **concrete** from cracking and shifting. **Gravel** is especially important in clay soil because it doesn’t drain well, which results in water pooling **under** the **concrete slab** and slowly eroding the soil as it finally drains.

## Can you use quikrete for a slab?

Concrete is **one** of the most economical, versatile and durable building materials available. Build a sidewalk, patio, or floor with **QUIKRETE** concrete mixes no matter your skill level.

## How much does it cost for a 12×12 concrete slab?

How much does a 12×12 concrete slab cost? The average cost to pour a 12×12 concrete slab that is 4” thick is between **$888** and $1,584, with professional labor and materials included.