conversion tables for mulch installation

Discussion in 'Landscape Maintenance' started by captken, Jan 12, 2005.

  1. captken

    captken LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,704

    to change square feet to cubic yards.
    what is the conversion formula to use?
    what am I missing here?

    volume= length x witdth x height

    area= length x width

    volume= area x height

    [say converting 3200 square feet 3 to 4 inches deep into cubic yards] Thanks ahead of time.
  2. out4now

    out4now LawnSite Bronze Member
    from AZ
    Messages: 1,796

  3. BigEd

    BigEd LawnSite Senior Member
    from MD
    Messages: 299

    volume in cubic yards= length x width x depth

    Then divide that number by 324
  4. captken

    captken LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,704

    thanks I added this site to my favorites.
  5. D Felix

    D Felix LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,898

    See the sticky at the top of the maintenance forum (this forum). It's all explained there.

    It's really a simple calculation, especially after you've done it a few times.:)


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