## How much does an 80 lb bag of concrete pour?

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

## How many bags of concrete makes a yard?

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. You will be one tired puppy if you mix a yard of concrete by hand. via

## How many bags of concrete do I need for a 10x10 slab?

Regarding this, “how many bags of concrete do I need for a 10×10 slab?”, at 4 inches thick, generally you will need approximately either **74 bags of 60lb** or 56 bags of 80lb premixed concrete for a 10×10 slab, at 5 inches thick slab, either 93 bags of 60lb or 70 bags of 80lb premixed concrete are required, while at 6 via

## Should you put plastic under concrete?

A **concrete vapor barrier** is any material that prevents moisture from entering a concrete slab. Vapor barriers are used because while fresh concrete is poured wet, it's not supposed to stay that way. It needs to dry and then stay dry to avoid flooring problems. This is why a vapor barrier under concrete is essential. via

## How many bags of concrete do I need for a 12x12 slab?

Regarding this, “how many bags of concrete do I need for a 12×12 slab?”, at 4 inches thick, generally you will need approximately either **104 bags of 60lb** or 80 bags of 80lb of premixed concrete for a 12×12 slab, at 5 inches thick slab, either 131 bags of 60lb or 100 bags of 80lb premixed concrete are required, while at via

## How many wheelbarrows are in a yard of concrete?

Depending upon your wheelbarrow size (i.e. 2 or 3 cubic feet per wheelbarrow load), it will take **9 to 14 full loads** to equal 1 cubic yard. via

## How do you calculate how many bags of concrete do I need?

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. via

## How much 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 . via

## What is a cheaper alternative to concrete?

There are a few different types you can find in the home improvement store that can replace concrete cement used for driveways and walkways. These include **pea gravel, crushed stone, and quarry process**. Cheaper than other surface materials and low-cost to install. via

## How many square feet are in a 80lb bag of concrete?

Quikrete's Concrete Mix yield's about **.** **15 cubic feet for every 20 pounds of mix**, so a 40-pound bag yields . via

## What's the best mix for concrete?

The safest bet for any concrete mix is **four-two-one: four parts crushed rock; two parts sand; and one part cement**. The four-two-one mix, obviously, has seven parts. Conveniently, when mixing concrete, the ratio can be mixed on any range of scales. via

## Can I pour concrete directly on dirt?

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

## Do I need gravel 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. via

## What kind of plastic do you put under concrete?

The most commonly used vapor barrier under concrete slabs is **polyethylene (poly) plastic sheeting** with a thickness of 10 mil or 15 mil. All Americover Vapor Barriers are composed of virgin polyolefin resins and offered in 10 mil, 15 mil, and 20 mil. via

## How much does it cost for a 12x12 concrete slab?

How much does a 12x12 concrete slab cost? The average cost to pour a 12x12 concrete slab that is 4” thick is **between $888 and $1,584**, with professional labor and materials included. via

## 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. via

## How many bags of concrete is .75 yards?

60-pound bags of concrete mix are a common weight for DIY concrete projects. Each bag will do 0.45ft³ and cover 5.4ft² to a thickness of 1-inch or 1.35ft² to a thickness of 4-inches. **Sixty 60lb bags** of concrete are needed to make a yard of concrete. via

## How many wheelbarrows are in a yard of dirt?

One yard of dirt (**9 to 14 wheelbarrows**) covers 55 square feet at 6" deep. Get free estimates from topsoil delivery services near you or view our cost guide below. Depending upon your wheelbarrow size (i.e. 2 or 3 cubic feet per wheelbarrow load), it will take 9 to 14 full loads to equal 1 cubic yard. via

## How many yards is a dump truck?

Dump Truck Cubic Yardage - The Basics

While there is room for variance, most full-size dump trucks have a capacity of **between 10 and 16 cubic yards**. via

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

How many bags of cement are needed to mix one cubic meter of concrete? A. One cubic meter of concrete is equal to 1.308 cubic yards of concrete. If there are 5 1/2 bags of cement in 1 cubic yard of concrete, there would be **7.2 bags** in 1 cubic meter of concrete. via

## How many bags of premix concrete do I need?

**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. via

## Is quikrete as good as concrete?

**Quikrete premixed concrete is just as good, and strong**, as traditional concrete you buy from a plant or concrete you mix on site. Concrete is made from sand, cement and aggregate stone and that's exactly what's in Quikrete premixed concrete. it's very strong and sets much quicker than traditional concrete. via

## How many 50 pound bags of quikrete are in a yard?

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. via

## Can I pour concrete over old concrete?

You can put new concrete over old concrete. However, unresolved issues with your old concrete, such as cracks or frost heaves, will carry over to your new concrete if not taken care of. In addition, you must pour it **at least 2 inches thick**. via

## What is poor man's concrete?

We have a few companies locally that offer "poor man's concrete". I'm not sure exactly what it is, but I've seen it in driveways and such. It's **a white powdery material they dump and flatten out** and when it gets wet, it's supposed to harden like cement. via

## Is it cheaper to pour concrete yourself?

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. via

## What is an alternative to concrete?

**AshCrete** is a substitute for traditional concrete that heavily utilizes recycled fly ash. Fly Ash is mixed with lime and water to make it strong and durable, similar to conventional cement. via

## How many bags of cement do I need for 100 square feet?

**4 bags ( 401 kg)** of cement and 1593 nos bricks are required for 100 square feet 13.5 inch brick wall. via

## How many bags of concrete will fit in a mixer?

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

## 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. via