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Concrete Footing Estimator

Concrete Footing - 3 Simple Steps For Calculating Yardage
Step 1
Add up all the lineal feet of footing
Note : double check your measurements / addition
Note : if footings are different widths or heights you will have to add them up separately
Length (ft.)
Step 2
Determine how wide the footing is
Note : the plan calls out this measurement
Width (in.)
Step 3
Determine how deep the footing is
Note : this is the most critical measurement ( uneven ground, odd shapes, thickened areas, etc.)
Depth (in.)
 
ESTIMATED YARD(S):
 
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Concrete yardage can be hard to calculate : Information to consider when your getting ready to place concrete orders

~ Unlevel ground and uneven form work cause extra concrete usage
~ Add extra for steps in foundation footing
~ Pump trucks don't turn off right-away,
~ Pump trucks need about 1 yard ( prime, extra in pipes and hopper )
~ Add for pads, sono tubes to the calculations
~ Pump trucks get plugged sometimes, need to clear lines
~ A wet site makes it hard to control concrete flow

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