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## How do I calculate how much gravel I need?

Measure the length and width of your driveway in feet. Multiply the **length by the width to** get surface area and divide the result by three because 4 inches is 1/3 of a foot. You now have the volume of gravel needed in cubic feet. Divide the volume in cubic feet by 27 because there are 27 cubic feet in a cubic yard. via

## What area will 1 ton of gravel cover?

Therefore if you wish to apply them at a 50mm depth (the normal depth for a driveway) one tonne will cover **14 square metres**. For pedestrian pathways, 35mm is normally sufficient in which case 1 tonne will be sufficient to cover approximately 20 square metres. via

## How much crushed gravel do I need calculator?

**Multiply the length (L), in feet, by the width (W)**, in feet, by the height (H), in feet, and divide by 27. This will tell you how many cubic yards of crushed stone you need. via

## How much does a bag of gravel cover?

A 50-pound bag of pea gravel is equivalent to **0.5 cubic foot**, so two 50-pound bags cover 1 cubic foot. via

## What area will a 25kg bag of gravel cover?

As a rule of thumb 1 of our 25kg bags will cover an area of **0.25m** to a recommended depth of 50mm. via

## How deep should I lay gravel?

Decorative aggregates should be laid at a **depth of 50mm**. This ensures proper coverage without revealing the surface below. Laying the gravel too deep will mean you sink into the surface and it becomes difficult to walk across. via

## How do you prepare ground for gravel?

## How much gravel covers an area?

If you want to cover an area with gravel, **1 to 2 inches should** be sufficient depending on the size of the gravel. If you are using 3/4" inch gravel or larger figure on at least 2 inches in depth to get good coverage. via

## How many yards is a ton of gravel?

1 cubic yard of gravel weight is 2800 lb, in United States, 1 ton of gravel is equal to 2000 pounds, convert tons of gravel to cubic yards = 2000/2800 = **0.714 cubic yards**, so there are 0.714 cubic yards in a ton of gravel. via

## What size gravel do I need for my driveway?

In general, driveway gravel should be relatively large, **between about 3/8 and 3/4 inch in diameter**, as compared to the gravel used for footpaths, which is typically 1/4 to 3/8 inch in diameter. Another factor to consider is the amount of very small granular material, called "fines," in the gravel. via

## What's the best gravel for a driveway?

**These are the best options for driveway surfaces gravel, because they are small stones combined with rock dust, which makes a more solid driving surface.**

## How many yards is a ton of crushed stone?

Most gravel and crushed stone products have similar weights per ton. A general rule of thumb when converting cubic yards of gravel to tons is to **multiply the cubic area by 1.4**. For your reference, gravel typically weighs 2,800 pounds per cubic yard. In addition, there are 2,000 pounds to a ton. via

## How much is a ton of pea gravel?

Pea Gravel Cost Per Ton

The price range for a single ton of pea gravel is **between $10 and $50**, although this price drops to about $20 per ton if you buy at least 10 tons. Colored pea gravel costs an additional $20 to $50 per ton above these prices. via