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Bedding Sand

Picked-up: $38.00 /cubic yard

Commonly used for setting flagstone or pavers, bedding pipe, and mixing your own concrete. Due to the coarseness of this sand, it does have a low compaction rate.

 

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Commonly used for setting flagstone or pavers, bedding pipe, and mixing your own concrete. Due to the coarseness of this sand, it does have a low compaction rate.

Tip: Normal ratio for mixing your own concrete is 1 part cement, 2 parts sand, and 3 parts gravel (3/4 round or pea gravel).

Calculating Material

Volume

1,728 cubic inches = 1 cubic foot
27 cubic feet = 1 cubic yard
7.5 cubic yards = 1 unit
One 5 gallon bucket = 0.67 cubic foot

Area

144 square inches = 1 square foot
9 square feet = 1 square yard
43,560 square feet = 1 acre

How much area will a cubic yard cover at a given depth?

At 1/2″ deep, 640 square feet
At 1″ deep, 324 square feet
At 2″ deep, 162 square feet
At 3″ deep, 108 square feet
At 4″ deep, 81 square feet
At 6″ deep, 54 square feet
At 12″ deep, 27 square feet

Material weights

Please note weights can vary due to moisture content.
Bark Mulch: 500-800 lbs/cubic yard
Compost: 800-1,100 lbs/cubic yard
Soils: 1,300-2,000 lbs/cubic yard
Gravel: 2,000-2,500 lbs/cubic yard
Sand: 2,000-2,300 lbs/cubic yard

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