Contents

- 1 How many cubic feet will 80 lb bag of concrete?
- 2 How many cubic feet are in a 80 pound bag of Sakrete?
- 3 How many bags of quikrete do I need for a 10×10 slab?
- 4 How much does an 80 pound bag of concrete weigh when mixed?
- 5 Can you pour concrete directly on dirt?
- 6 How many 80-pound bags of concrete does it take to make 1 yard?
- 7 Which is better Sakrete or Quikrete?
- 8 Is quikrete as strong as concrete?
- 9 How many 60 pound bags of concrete make a yard?
- 10 How many square feet does a 80lb bag of quikrete cover?
- 11 Is gravel needed under concrete?
- 12 Can you use quikrete for a slab?
- 13 How much does a 5 gallon bucket of dry concrete weigh?
- 14 Does concrete weigh more after drying?
- 15 How many bags of concrete do I need for a post hole?

## How many cubic feet will 80 lb bag of concrete?

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

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

The **Sakrete** website has a concrete calculator, but to answer your question a little better in real-world terms, an **80**# **bag** will provide 0.6 **cubic feet** of concrete, which is a block that’s appx 7.25″ x 12′ x 12″.

## 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 much does an 80 pound bag of concrete weigh when mixed?

= **143.3 lbs** / cu ft dry mix. Quikrete informs that an 80 lb bag of dry mix yields 0.60 cu ft of concrete. I use bags of Quikrete that yield 0.75 cu ft (thus **100 lbs** /bag) each, for fence posts. I add about 1.5 gallons of water to each such bag and mix in a wheelbarrow.

## Can you pour concrete directly on dirt?

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

## How many 80-pound bags of concrete does it take to make 1 yard?

how **many** 80lb **bags of concrete** are in a **yard**? You **will** need 45 **bags of concrete** mix to **make** a cubic **yard** of **concrete**. There’s 27 cubic feet of **concrete** in a cubic **yard**.

## Which is better Sakrete or Quikrete?

In general, **Sakrete** is more suitable for flat surfaces and fence posts, while **Quikrete** is **better** for curbs, stairs, sidewalks, and other footings. Neither product is **better** than the other; however, one may be **better** for a particular job.

## 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 60 pound bags of concrete make a yard?

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

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

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

## 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 a 5 gallon bucket of dry concrete weigh?

In general a 5 gallon bucket of hardened Quikrete will weigh about **100 pounds**. Change the mix and you could end up as high as **200 pounds** or as low as **60 pounds**.

## Does concrete weigh more after drying?

Sites suggest that you’ll need about 10% **more concrete** than calculated just to be safe. Standard reinforced **concrete** is 150 pounds per cubic foot **when dry**, but there are “light” versions that may be under 100 pounds per cubic foot, or as heavy as 300 pounds per cubic foot.

## 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.