How much material would i need for this???

Discussion in 'Hardscaping' started by cuttin-to-the-Max, Aug 18, 2010.

  1. cuttin-to-the-Max

    cuttin-to-the-Max LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Ok i am going to put in a 19x20 square of pavers at my house

    I was just wondering how much material i would need.....
    I know i will need sand, slag and one other one that i cant remember but i know i will need 2 inches of each compacted

    can anyone guess how many yards and or tons i would need???
    what is the conversion from yards to tons??
     
  2. ajslands

    ajslands LawnSite Silver Member
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    Don't forget your polymeric sand!
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  3. DJJS

    DJJS LawnSite Senior Member
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    I may have misunderstood, but first of all you only need 1 inch of bedding sand, not 2 inches. Also, don't compact your bedding sand
     
  4. neversatisfiedj

    neversatisfiedj LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Search aggregate calculator on google.
     
  5. OutdoorCreations

    OutdoorCreations LawnSite Member
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    10 Ton of 2A Mod
    2.25 Ton of concrete sand
    Edging...depends on the layout
    400 square feet of geo fabric
     
  6. GreenswardLLC

    GreenswardLLC LawnSite Member
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    We never use less than a 5 inch base of 21A (crusher run or astm 2940? ) and we never use slag (screenings) for concrete paver patios. We use concrete sand for bedding. The ICPI has some construction details that are helpful www.icpi.org. For cubic yard of crushed stone to ton conversions I figure 1 yard = 1.5 tons. It will vary depending upon size of stone and moisture content. Also figure at least a 10% waste factor on the volume of your crushed stone.

    Andrew
    www.greenswardllc.com
     
  7. cuttin-to-the-Max

    cuttin-to-the-Max LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Thanks guys!!!!!!
     

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