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Bulk Material Calculator

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Please enter the measurements below and press "Calculate" to receive the approximate number of cubic yards needed for the specified area. This calculator can be used to calculate the amount of sand, soil, gravel or mulch needed for your project.

(in Feet)
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(in Inches)

How much does a cubic yard weigh?

Most of our bulk materials, with the execption of mulch, are sold by the weight. The following are approximate weights for most of our bulk materials.

Sand 1.10 - 1.25 tons(2,200 - 2,500 lb.) per cubic yard

Planting Mix 1 ton (2,000 lb.) per cubic yard

Lawn Dressing .90 tons (1,800 lb.) per cubic yard

Compost .40 tons (800 lb.) per cubic yard

Landscape Gravels 1.20 - 1.35 tons (2,400 - 2,700 lb.) per cubic yard

Washed Gravel 1.35 tons (2,700 lb.) per cubic yard

Washed Limestone 1.20 tons (2,400 lb.) per cubic yard

Limestone Base 1.35 tons (2,700 lb.) per cubic yard

Lava Rock .50 - .65 tons (1,000 - 1,300 lbs.) per cubic yard

Sand and Gravel Mix 1.50 tons (3,000 lbs.) per cubic yard