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QUANTITY CALCULATOR

You can use this quantity calculator to help you determine the number of bags of QUIKRETE® Concrete Mix, Mortar Mix, or Fast-Setting Concrete you will need for the following projects. (All calculations are rounded up to the next highest whole bag).

Quantity Calculator:
Concrete Mix - to build either a 4 inch or 6 inch slab
Mortar Mix - to lay either 8 inch x 2 inch x 4 inch bricks or 8 inch x 8 inch x 16 inch blocks at a 3/8 inch joint
Fast-Setting Concrete - to set a post
Base Coat Stucco & Finish Coat Stucco
Veneer Stone Mortar
QUIKWALL® Surface Bonding Cement
Concrete Crack Sealant
Mortar Joint Sealant
Polymeric Jointing Sands

Quantity and/or coverage calculations for all QUIKRETE® products can be found on all Spec Data sheets.


Concrete Mix

Enter the size of the slab you want to build in square feet. The calculator will indicate the number of 60 or 80 pound bags of QUIKRETE® Concrete Mix you need to build a 4 inch or a 6 inch slab. (All yields are approximate and do not include allowance for uneven subgrade, waste, etc.)

Enter Number of Square Feet Desired:

For a 4 inch Slab:
Number of 60# Bags:
Number of 80# Bags:
For a 6 inch Slab:
Number of 60# Bags:
Number of 80# Bags:



Mortar Mix

Enter the number of 8 inch x 2 inch x 4 inch bricks or 8 inch x 8 inch x 16 inch blocks you plan to use for your project. The calculator will indicate the number of 60 or 80 pound bags of QUIKRETE® Mortar Mix you need to construct your project with a 3/8 inch mortar joint. (All yields are approximate and do not include allowance for uneven subgrade, waste, etc.)

Enter Number of Bricks or Blocks Desired:

For 8 inch x 2 inch x 4 inch Bricks
Number of 60# Bags:
Number of 80# Bags:
For 8 inch x 8 inch x 16 inch Blocks
Number of 60# Bags:
Number of 80# Bags:



Fast-Setting Concrete Mix

Enter the approximate depth of the post hole you want to dig in inches. Remember, the depth of the post hole should be one-half of the above-ground post height. (Example: For a 6 feet above ground post, use a post with an overall height of 9 feet and place 3 feet in the ground). The calculator will indicate the number of 50 lb. bags of QUIKRETE® Fast-Setting Concrete you need.

Enter Hole Depth in inches:

For 2 inch post diameter / 6 inch hole diameter:
For 3 inch post diameter / 9 inch hole diameter
For 4 inch post diameter / 12 inch hole diameter:



Base Coat Stucco & Finish Coat Stucco

Enter the area of your wall in square feet excluding window and door openings. The calculator will indicate the number of 80 lb bags of QUIKRETE® Base Coat Stucco and Finish Coat Stucco you will need to construct your stucco wall using a traditional 3 coat or 2 coat application process. (All yields are approximate and do not allow for uneven application thickness, waste, etc.)

Enter Number of Square Feet Desired:

For 3/8 inch Scratch Coat
Plus 3/8 inch Brown Coat:
Number of 80# Bags:
For 1/2 inch Brown Coat Over
Masonry or Concrete Wall:
Number of 80# Bags:

Plus...

Plus...
Finish Coat Stucco
at 1/8 inch Thickness:
Number of 80# Bags:
Finish Coat Stucco
at 1/4 inch Thickness:
Number of 80# Bags:



Veneer Stone Mortar

Enter the area of your wall in square feet, excluding window and door openings. The calculator will indicate the number of 80 lb. bags of QUIKRETE® Veneer Stone Mortar you will need to construct your wall, including the scratch coat, bond coat and jointing mortar application. (All yields are approximate and do not allow for uneven application thickness, waste, etc.)

Enter Number of Square Feet Desired:

For 1/2 inch Thick Scratch Coat
Plus 1/2 inch Bond Coat:
Number of 80# Bags:
Over 1/2 inch Thick Bond Coat
Directly Over Masonry Wall:
Number of 80# Bags:

Plus...

Plus...
For Grout Joints 1/2 inch Wide:
Number of 80# Bags:
For Grout Joints 3/4 inch Wide:
Number of 80# Bags:

Grouting calculated for 1 inch x 4 inch x 8 inch stone over a square section, long narrow sections may require 10% more material.



QUIKWALL® Surface Bonding Cement

Enter the total area of your wall in square feet and make sure you count all surface areas, including both sides of the block, the top and the ends. The calculator will indicate the number of 50 lb. bags you will need to coat all sides of your wall with QUIKWALL® Surface Bonding Cement. (All yields are approximate and do not allow for uneven application thickness, waste, etc.)

Enter Number of Square Feet Desired:

For 1/8 inch Thick Coat:
Number of 80# Bags:
For 1/4 inch Thick Coat:
Number of 80# Bags:

Add one additional bag of QUIKWALL® for each 15 lineal feet of wall for use as bedding mortar.



Concrete Crack Sealants

Enter the approximate length of the crack you will be repairing in feet. The calculator will indicate the number of 10.1 oz. tubes of QUIKRETE® Polyurethane Concrete Crack Sealant or 10.1 oz tubes of Concrete Repair you will need for your project.

Enter the Length of the Crack in Feet:

For 1/4 inch Wide Joint by 1/4 inch Deep:
Number of 10.1 oz Tubes:

For 1/2 inch Wide Joint by 1/4 inch Deep:
 
Number of 10.1 oz Tubes:
For 3/8 inch Wide Joint by 3/8 inch Deep:
Number of 10.1 oz Tubes:

For 1/2 inch Wide Joint by 1/2 inch Deep:
 
Number of 10.1 oz Tubes:



Mortar Joint Sealants

Enter the approximate length of the mortar joint you will be repairing in feet. The calculator will indicate the number of 10.1 oz. tubes of QUIKRETE® Polyurethane Mortar Joint Sealant or 10.1 oz tubes of Mortar Repair you will need for your project.

Enter the Length of the Mortar Joint in Feet:

For 3/8 inch Wide Joint by 3/8 inch Deep:
Number of 10.1 oz Tubes:
For 1/2 inch Wide Joint by 1/4 inch Deep:
Number of 10.1 oz Tubes:



Polymeric Jointing Sands

Enter the number of square feet of pavers on your project. The calculator will indicate the approximate number of Polymeric Jointing Sand bags you will need for your project. (Based on standard 2 inch x 4 inch x 6 inch pavers. Usage will be different for other paver sizes and for use with natural stone.)

Enter Number of Square Feet of Pavers:

For 1/4 inch Thick Joints:
Number of 50# Bags:
3/4 inch Thick Joints:  
Number of 50# Bags:
2 inch Thick Joints:  
Number of 50# Bags:

1/2 inch Thick Joints:
Number of 50# Bags:
1 inch Thick Joints:  
Number of 50# Bags:

Note: PowerLoc® Jointing Sand is recommended for use only under 1/2 inch.

Calculations based on 2 inch x 4 inch x 8 inch paver applied over a square section, long narrow applications may require 10% more material