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sq.ft. to cubic yards

PostPosted: Wed Apr 14, 2010 7:28 pm
by jimsennett
how do I determine how many cubic yards of mulch I need to cover 387sq feet?

Re: sq.ft. to cubic yards

PostPosted: Thu Apr 15, 2010 5:16 am
by unclejoe
it depends on how thick a layer of mulch you are laying down.

387 square feet x 1inch thick = 32.25 cubic feet ( 387 divided by 12 )

one cubic yard = 3 ft x 3 ft x 3 ft = 27 cubic feet

32.25 cubic feet divided by 27 cubic feet (cubic yard) = 1.194 cubic yards.

hope that helps.