Here’s what the math looks like for a 10’ by 10’ concrete patio:
Once you have calculated the required amount of concrete for your purpose, you are just a few clicks away from ordering the best concrete in the perfect amount from the ConcreteDirect app.
Should I order concrete by the yard from a ready mix company or just use bags?
As a rule of thumb, if you’re working on larger jobs, you can look at ordering by the yard, otherwise you’re better off calculating the number of bags required and ordering according to it.
Bagged concrete works best for:
Concrete by the yard is most suited for:
To order concrete for your job, you need to start by estimating the required amount of concrete. For that, you can scroll up and use the calculator!
Once you have a fair understanding of what you want to order, install the ConcreteDirect app on your smartphone or tablet (or, visit the webapp) and place your order with simple taps!
The amount of concrete you require will depend on the size of the job you’re working on. For precise measurements, you can scroll up to top and use the calculator. Just enter the length, width, and height, and you’ll get the amount of concrete you require – both by the yard and by the bag.
It’s better to err on the side of caution. Keeping that in mind, you should keep an additional 5-10% buffer while ordering the concrete for your job site. Use the calculator present on this page to know the exact amount of concrete you are going to require, and then top it up a bit while ordering from ConcreteDirect!