## How much does 1 bag concrete cover?

A: Each 80 lb bag of QUIKRETE® Concrete Mix yields **0.6 cubic feet** when placed. The square-foot coverage will depend on the thickness of the pour. If your measurements are in feet, each inch of thickness will require 7-2/3 80-pound bags of concrete.

**How much concrete can 1 bag of cement make?**

One 94 lb. bag of Portland Cement makes **4.5 cubic feet** of concrete. For thicknesses less than 2 inches and toppings, use: 1 part of Portland Cement with 3–4 parts of concrete sand or general purpose sand.

**How many 80 lb bags of concrete in a yard?**

How many bags of concrete are in a yard? To produce one yard of concrete, you'll need to use about **45 80-pound bags** (or 90 40-pound bags).

**How much concrete do I need for a 10x10 area?**

Here's what the math looks like for a 10' by 10' concrete patio: 10 x 10 = 100 square feet. 4 ÷ 12 = .33. 100 x .33 = **33 cubic feet**.

**How much will an 80lb bag of quikrete cover?**

One 80lbs bag of Quikrete Concrete Mix will yield approximately . 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.

**How much area does a 50 lb bag of cement cover?**

A: Each 50-pound bag of QUIKRETE® 5000 Concrete Mix will yield approximately **3/8 cubic feet**. To pour a 60 square foot slab at 6” thick, you will need 30 cubic feet of concrete, or 80 50-pound bags.

**How much concrete does a 50 lb bag of concrete make?**

A: Each 50-pound bag of QUIRKETE® Concrete Mix yields approximately **0.375 cubic feet**.

**How much concrete will a 94 lb bag of cement make?**

One bag of cement, 94 pounds, divided by 196.6 pounds (solid weight of cement ) = **.** **48 cubic foot**.

**How long should concrete cure before putting weight on it?**

Concrete typically takes **24 to 48 hours** to dry enough for you to walk or drive on it. However, concrete drying is a continuous and fluid event, and usually reaches its full effective strength after about 28 days.

**Can you pour concrete over dirt?**

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

## Is it cheaper to pour your own concrete?

Is it cheaper to pour concrete yourself? Yes. In general, **you can save up to 40% or more if you pour a concrete slab yourself**. If you decide to mix your own concrete, you can save even more.

**How far will a 60 lb bag of concrete go?**

Helpful? A: Each 60-pound bag of QUIKRETE® Concrete Mix will yield approximately **0.45 cubic feet**. The square foot coverage will depend on the thickness of the application. If you are using standard 2x4” lumber for your forms, each bag will cover an area of 1-1/2 square feet.

**Do you need rebar for a 10x10 concrete slab?**

**Rebar is not necessary for every concrete project**. The general rule of thumb is that if you are pouring concrete that is more than 5 inches in depth, you are probably going to want to add in some rebar to help reinforce the entire structure.

**Can you pour a slab with bagged concrete?**

Fortunately, whether you plan to make a patio slab or a driveway, working in small areas divided by concrete forms and **using bagged concrete mix can make the job easier for a DIYer**.

**How many bags of concrete does it take to fill a 10 inch by 4 ft sonotube?**

SONOTUBE | ||

# of bags required per: | 25 kg | 25 kg |

8" x 4' tube | 3.2 | 6.5 |

10" x 4' tube | 5.1 | 10.1 |

12" x 4' tube | 7.3 | 14.6 |

**How many square feet will an 80 lb bag of concrete cover?**

80 lb. bag yields **24 square feet** of coverage at 3/8″ or 12 square feet of coverage at 5/8″. 3,000 lb. bag yields 900 square feet of coverage at 3/8″ thick or 450 square feet of coverage at 5/8″ thick.

**How many 80 pound bags of concrete do I need for a 10x10 slab?**

A 60 lb bag will yield . 017 cubic yards of concrete, an 80 pound bag will yield . 022 cubic yards. So to break this down you would need 78 60lb bags of concrete mix **61 80lb bags** of concrete mix which accounts for the extra 10% that we discussed earlier.

**How do I figure out how much concrete I need?**

If you know the length, width, and height of the space that you want to fill with concrete, then you can plug those measurements into a simple formula (**length x width x height = volume**) to get the precise quantity of concrete needed for a project.

**How much area does a bag of quikrete cover?**

A 40 pound bag of concrete would cover 1 square feet. On average, one sack or bag of concrete will cover approximately 1 to 2 square feet at 4 inches thick slab. One 80 pound bag of concrete would cover 2 square feet and 60 pound bag 1.5 square feet.

**How big of an area will 1 yard of concrete cover 4 inches thick?**

One Cubic Yard of Concrete: 4-inches thick – covers **81 square feet**.

## How thick should a concrete slab be?

Standard concrete floor slab thickness in residential construction is **4 inches**. Five to six inches is recommended if the concrete will receive occasional heavy loads, such as motor homes or garbage trucks. To prepare the base, cut the ground level to the proper depth to allow for the slab thickness.

**How many cubic feet is a 80 lb bag of concrete?**

Each 80-pound bag of QUIKRETE® Concrete Mix will yield approximately **0.6 cubic feet** when mixed, so for an 8” thick slab 40' by 15' in size, you will need 400 cubic feet of concrete, or 667 80-pound bags. Yields will vary with waste, uneven subgrade, etc.

**How many cubic feet is a 60 lb bag of concrete?**

A: Each 60-pound bag of QUIKRETE® Concrete Mix will yield approximately **0.45 cubic feet**.

**How many bags of cement do I need for a 1000 sq ft slab?**

You would need **80 bags of 50 kg each** to construct a roof slab of 1000 sq. ft. area and slab thickness of 4 inches.

**How much does a 50 lb bag of concrete make?**

A: Each 50-pound bag of QUIKRETE® 5000 Concrete Mix will yield approximately **3/8 cubic feet**.

**How many 60 pound bags of concrete does it take to make 1 yard?**

**60 Bags** of 60 lb concrete make a yard or concrete. 45 Bags of 80 lb concrete make a yard or concrete.

**How many square feet does a 80lb bag of concrete cover?**

80 lb. bag yields **24 square feet of coverage at 3/8″ or 12 square feet of coverage at 5/8″**. 3,000 lb. bag yields 900 square feet of coverage at 3/8″ thick or 450 square feet of coverage at 5/8″ thick.

**How much area does a 60 lb bag of cement cover?**

A: Each 60-pound bag of QUIKRETE Concrete Mix yields approximately **0.45 cubic feet** when mixed. To fill a 24" square hole, 12" deep you will require 4 cubic feet, or 9 60-pound bags of QUIKRETE Concrete Mix. Yields are approximate and will vary with waste, uneven subgrades, etc.