How do I determine how much product to buy?
Use the calculator below to determine the amount of product needed for your project. Remember that if you are “stepping” off the length and width the average stride is about 3’.
*IMPORTANT TIP: ALWAYS ADD 20% TO YOUR CALCULATION TO ALLOW FOR UNEVEN GROUND, SETTLING AND COMPACTION. IT IS LESS EXPENSIVE THAN HAVING TO MAKE ANOTHER TRIP OR SCHEDULING ANOTHER DELIVERY.
Coverage Calculators
How much can I haul at one time?
If you are calculating how much your truck or trailer will hold, a full size truck bed (3/4 or 1 ton) will hold about 3 cubic yards of Mulch slightly rounded. Figure 2 cubic yards of Compost or 1 yard or less of any Rock or Sand product. Reduce the volume by half for small trucks. A typical 8’x4’x2’ utility trailer will hold about 2.5 cubic yards of mulch. Since it is impossible for us to determine the weight capacity of any utility trailer we reserve the right to restrict the amount of product loaded into a trailer. Rock and Sand products are heavy, discretion should be used when loading. Never exceed a manufacturers’ rating.
How much is a cubic yard and how much will it cover?
1” Depth 
2” Depth 
3” Depth 
4” Depth 
5” Depth 
324 sq. ft 
162 sq. ft 
108 sq. ft 
81 sq. ft 
64 sq. ft 
How many cubic yards in 1 unit and how much does one unit cover?
1” Depth 
2” Depth 
3” Depth 
4” Depth 
5” Depth 
2400 sq. ft 
1200 sq. ft 
800 sq. ft 
600 sq. ft 
480 sq. ft 
How much does 1 yard of product weigh?
Mulch 
Compost 
Soils 
Rock & Sand 
500 to 800 lbs. 
1000 to 1500 lbs. 
1400 to 1600 lbs. 
2500 to 2700 lbs. 
