mulch sq ft to cubic ft conversion

Discussion in 'Landscape Maintenance' started by contourbs, May 18, 2005.

  1. contourbs

    contourbs LawnSite Member
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    i have to lay 2193 sq ft of mulch. what does that equal to in cubic yards. and what would you charge. its only a re mulch
  2. Mowgli

    Mowgli LawnSite Member
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    If you want to spread it 2" thick, Just devide 2193 by 152. i think it is about 14.6 yards.
  3. RandysLawnCare

    RandysLawnCare LawnSite Member
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    6.77 Square yards for 1 inch and 13.54 sq Yards for 2 inch. Great mulch coversion site And It depends if they want you to do edging or re trenching so mulch dosent find its way into the yard. and the number or people on crew. Post and il will reply approx price that I would give. :waving: and with yardage I would go up and get half a more yard that you need for a remulch. Never know where spots are gonna need it on a remulch. Thanks Randy's Lawn Care :help:
  4. contourbs

    contourbs LawnSite Member
    Posts: 185

    i used a bed scraper on 3 beds and need to use some weed killer on all of that. it will be 2 inch
  5. out4now

    out4now LawnSite Bronze Member
    from AZ
    Posts: 1,796

    There used to be a sticky with a mulch calculation formula, wonder where that went?
  6. sheshovel

    sheshovel LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 5,112

    One square yard = 27sq feet you can figure this out.
    Can't you??
  7. MarcSmith

    MarcSmith LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 7,157

    I make my hieght in yards 1"=.03 yards, 2"=.06 yards 3" .08 yards and I pace out my beds my pace is approx 3'

    or you can measure beds in feet and them bed hight in tenths of an inch and then divided by 27 to get from sqft to sqyd

    I have a small book, actually basicly a pamphlet that cost me a dollar that has several thousand conversion factors. it was made bythe sillcocks-miller Company out of Berkely Height NJ... But I dont think they are in business any more.

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