how much concrete

Old 06-18-12, 06:06 PM
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how much concrete

how would i figure how much concrete it will take for the basement walls 9ft,
footings,porch,driveway,etc. 1700 sq ft ranch? how to save money on
concrete? add fly ash! thanks
Old 06-18-12, 06:17 PM
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Theres not enough info for anyone to provide an answer. 1700sf..ok...but what is the total length of the perimeter? How thick are the walls? How big and thick is the porch? How wide long and thick is the driveway?

You need a certain spec on concrete foundations...I don't think you can just add things.

Your best answers will come from a local concrete supplier (or the contractor who will be doing the work) since thats where it's going to be coming from anyway.
Old 06-18-12, 11:34 PM
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But if you want just a very rough number, the answer is somewhere between 10 C.Y. and 1000 C.Y. And don't forget to request air entrainment.
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sooners: this is the third post I've seen from you asking how much something would cost and we just can't provide that information here. Your best bet is to have three or more contractors come out and bid the job so you can compare.

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