Contents

- 1 How much concrete is in a bag of quikrete?
- 2 How many bags of quikrete do I need for a 10×10 slab?
- 3 How many 80-pound bags of quikrete does it take to make a yard of concrete?
- 4 How much does a bag of concrete make?
- 5 Can you pour concrete directly on dirt?
- 6 Is quikrete as strong as concrete?
- 7 How much area does a 50 lb bag of quikrete cover?
- 8 Can you use quikrete for a slab?
- 9 Is gravel needed under concrete?
- 10 How many 60 pound bags of concrete make a yard?
- 11 Is it cheaper to mix your own concrete?
- 12 How many bags of cement do I need for 1 yard?
- 13 How many bags of concrete do I need for 1 cubic meter?
- 14 How far does a 25kg bag of concrete go?
- 15 How many bags of concrete do I need for a post hole?

## How much concrete is in a bag of quikrete?

Each 80-pound **bag** of QUIRKETE® **Concrete** Mix yields approximately 0.6 cubic feet. For a volume of a 165 cubic feet, you will need 275 **bags**, of 80-pounds each.

## 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 80-pound bags of quikrete does it take to make a yard of concrete?

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**.

## 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**.

## Can you pour concrete directly on dirt?

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

## 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**.

## 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.

## 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.

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

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

## 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 cement do I need for 1 yard?

# It takes approximately 5 **Bags** of Portland **cement**, 8 cubic ft of sand, and 20 cubic ft of gravel to make approximately **1** cubic **yard** (27 cubic feet) of concrete.

## How many bags of concrete do I need for 1 cubic meter?

48 rounded **bags** of ready-mixed **concrete** of 40 kg each or a total of 1,920kg of ready-mixed **concrete** per **cubic meter** are required.

## How far does a 25kg bag of concrete go?

As a rule of thumb 1 of our **25kg bags** will cover an area of 0.25m to a recommended depth of 50mm. We also offer 855kg bulk **bags**.

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

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**.