Garages & Sheds Question

How much ballast and cement do i need to do a 7x9 shed base

I have order 1 bulk bag which I believe is 1 tonne and 5 bags off cement. Is this enough or do I need to order more.

I have dug it to about 6 inches and will be putting hard core in.

2 Answers

hi daniel
make sure first you construct a 6;/2' wood frame for the areaand fix it in level,after that you will require 2 bags of ballast(2 tone bag) and for each bag you will require minimun 7 bags of cement
if you pore 6' of concrete you do not need no hardcore
peter
CFC Ltd

Answered 6th Mar 2012

C.F.C Ltd

Member since 11 Oct 2008

there is an easier way, normally when i carry out this kind of work i dig out the base to required depth compact the bottom ,form the framework and get a concrete supplier in to mix from their wagon on site its better concrete and you have no waste and its cheaper than buying your own and mixing. Hope this helps Chris

Answered 7th Mar 2012

Murrays Building Services

Member since 31 Jan 2012

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