Weight and Measurement and Calculations

descriptions of cubic yards

1 heaping SCOOP OF OUR FRONT-END LOADER IS A CUBIC YARD
2 ½ cubic yards fills a full-size pick-up truck, level
2 cubic yards fills a small-size pick-up truck, level
6 cubic yards fills a small dumptruck
10 cubic yards fills a large dumptruck

WEIGHTS
 

1 CUBIC YARD TOPSOIL = 1 TON
1 CUBIC YARD SIFTED SOIL OR MUSHROOM SOIL = Ύ TON
2 ½ CUBIC YARDS TANBARK OR MULCH = 1 TON
Ύ YARDS OF STONE = 1 TON
1 RAILROAD TIE = 125 POUNDS

  FORMULA FOR FIGURING CUBIC YARD COVERAGE
L
ength X WIDTH X DEPTH, DIVIDED BY 27
EXAMPLES OF DEPTH:
2” = .16        3” = .25        4” = .33        6” = .5          8” = .66        1’ = 1

 

TANBARK & TOPSOIL:
1 CUBIC YARD COVERS 10’ X 10’ X 3”
STONE:                                    1 TON COVERS 10’ X 10’ X 2”

 

EQUIPMENT INFORMATION

OUR SKID LOADER IS  A “BOBCAT.”  ITS BUCKET HOLDS ONE HEAPING CUBIC YARD. OUR SMALL DUMP TRUCKS CAN HAUL UP TO 4 TONS. OUR LARGE DUMP TRUCKS CAN HAUL UP TO 10 TONS.

WE DO NOT HAVE TRI-AXLE DUMP TRUCKS.

  METHOD OF PAYMENT - CASH, CHECK OR CREDIT CARD

 

Lawns Unlimited Inc.
993 W. Trindle Road
Mechanicsburg, PA   17055

717-697-3524

 

HOURS - April  through Mid-October
Monday through Friday:  7AM to 5PM 
Saturday: 7AM to 1PM
CLOSED SUNDAY
           HOURS - Mid-October through March
By Appointment Only

 

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