How many yards of concrete

Discussion in 'Hardscaping' started by bigviclbi, Apr 9, 2007.

  1. bigviclbi

    bigviclbi LawnSite Senior Member
    from nj
    Messages: 901

    How many yards of concrete to pour a 12x12 slab 6" thick for a hottub. I've only done two and they were 8x8 and used bags, and i know that was probably more expensive. Anyone in NJ tell me how much they would charge for this, how much a yard($100?), how much for delivery? How long do I get the truck for? I will only need to move the concrete about 30 feet. Thanks for all the information.
  2. mrusk

    mrusk LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,260

    hmm call your local redi mix plant. All those questions vary depending on the plant.
  3. ChampionLS

    ChampionLS LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,066

    Thats almost 4 Tons or 2.66 yards. Clayton Charges $100 bucks fuel surcharge on ANYTHING until further notice. Not sure what their per CY charge is but I get notices mailed to me monthy and their prices went up several dollars per CY since December 06. Better price it good, or just go rent a mixer from Home Depot. (I own my own and love it)
  4. sheshovel

    sheshovel LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,112

    1 yard of concrete covers 80sq' 4" thick.
  5. bigviclbi

    bigviclbi LawnSite Senior Member
    from nj
    Messages: 901

    Clayton charges me 100 for delivery total, that's what you mean right? It used to be 70, then jumped to 90, 100 is still a great deal to deliver 20 tons of roadstone. i'll call tomorrow, just trying to get some idea. thanks!
  6. RedWingsDet

    RedWingsDet LawnSite Gold Member
    from Detroit
    Messages: 3,556

    They charge $88 per yard for concrete around here with fiber in it.
  7. hollywoodjoe

    hollywoodjoe LawnSite Member
    Messages: 31

    What are you building a skyscraper foundation?$ 4" with rebar and heavy mesh will hold alot of weight,and i thought i overbuilt things.
  8. PatriotLandscape

    PatriotLandscape LawnSite Bronze Member
    from MA
    Messages: 1,209

    4 inches in Jersey would crack in one season.
  9. tnpete

    tnpete LawnSite Member
    from West Tn
    Messages: 180

  10. CJO

    CJO LawnSite Member
    Messages: 6

    Just multiply 12 x 12 x 0.5, which gives you the cubic feet of concrete and divide by 27 to change it to 2.67 cubic yards. Order 3 yards for shrinkage/waste/etc.


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