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Estimating The Amount Of Topsoil

Discussion in 'Turf Renovation' started by DAZ982500, Jul 21, 2005.

  1. DAZ982500

    DAZ982500 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 72

    I have a customer who requires some soil delivered with reseeding of yard.She asked me about how much soil should she have delivered.I will perform the actual spreading and seeding a truck will deliver.The area we are talking about are 4-5 patches, 3-5 ft in size in front yard.What I am looking for is amount in yards for this work.Thanks Dave.Work is for sep/oct.
  2. Mo Green

    Mo Green LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,487

  3. steve in Pa.

    steve in Pa. LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 294

    i usually use this formula and its been pretty close. length x width divided by 120 = # of tons @ 2"
  4. rodfather

    rodfather LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 9,501

    2" really isn't much...suggest you bump it up to 3 or so.

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