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Product Estimators

tobiasfamily
Budding Contributor

Product Estimators

Is anyone aware of any resources that could help to estimate the amount of a product needed?

 

In particular, how many Kg's of rocks to fill a path area, how much dirt (bags/Kg's, etc.) to fill a garden bed with dirt or potting mix, how much concrete to do a slab of certain dimensions, etc.

 

It would be great to have a list of all of these resources available as ready reckoners.

 

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Community Manager Jason
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Re: Product Estimators

Good question @tobiasfamily. I trust the Workshop community will have some suggestions for you. Sounds like you have some big projects coming up!

 

Let me also extend a very warm welcome to Workshop. It's great to have you join the community. Please let me know if you need any help getting the most from the site.

 

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DIY_Dad
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Re: Product Estimators

timjeffries
Established Contributor

Re: Product Estimators

Yeah it's worked out through volume not through weight. Sometimes the bags will tell you their volume. Certainly if you're buying from a garden/building supplies place they'll work in volume.

http://www.wikihow.com/Calculate-Volume
tobiasfamily
Budding Contributor

Re: Product Estimators

These links are great and really help. I also found some on the Cement Australia site such as the below that will esitmate the number of pre-mix bags needed.

 

http://www.cementaustralia.com.au/wps/wcm/connect/website/packaged-products/home/calculators/laying-...

 

They also appear to have esimators for mortar as well.

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