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Concrete Slab Estimator

Concrete Slab - 3 Simple Steps For Calculating Yardage
Step 1
Add up all the lineal feet of slab

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
Measure how wide the slab is
note : double check your measurements / addition
Width (ft.)
Step 3
Determine how deep the slab 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
~ don't forget to add extra for thickened areas, odd shapes
~ pump trucks don't turn off right-away,
~ pump trucks need about 1 yard ( prime, extra in pipes and hopper )
~ small projects, fence posts, neighbor next store needes 1 wheel barrow full, steps, etc.
~ sometimes pump trucks get plugged, need to clear lines
~ wet site, makes it hard to control concrete flow

 

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