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While you can always depend on our friendly, knowledgeable staff to answer any questions you may have while determining the amount of concrete you need for your project or finding the right mix, check out our answers to some of the most frequently asked questions regarding our concrete.

How much area does one yard of concrete cover?

  • 80 square feet at a depth of 4"

  • 65 square feet at a depth of 5"

  • 54 square feet at a depth of 6"

  • 93 square feet at a depth of 3.5"

  • 108 square feet at a depth of 3"

How much does one yard of concrete weigh?

A single yard of concrete weighs roughly 2 tons (4000 pound).

What is the standby time?

You are given 10 minutes per yard to unload the truck. Any time after that is $2 per minute.

How many wheelbarrows does one yard fill?

Depending on the size of the wheelbarrow and how full you fill it, one yard generally fills 9 to 10 wheelbarrows.

How long does it take for the concrete to set up?

It all depends on the day's temperature. In hot weather the concrete sets up more quickly, usually in a few hours. In colder weather it can take up to 12 to 24 hours to set up. Hot water and additives may help this time.

 

Concrete is cured (full strength) in 28 days. For more information, please refer to the "curing" section in our homeowner tips.

How big are the trucks?

Our trucks are 10 feet wide at the mirrors, about 8 feet wide in the back, and 12.5 feet tall. When fully loaded they weight 54,000 pounds.