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# How many square feet does a yard of DG cover?

A cubic yard of material can be spread to cover 100 square feet (10×10 foot area) at 3 inches of depth.

In respect to this, how many square feet does a ton of decomposed granite cover?

One pallet of decomposed granite weighs 3,000 pounds or 1.5 tons. One ton covers 70 square feet, 3 inches deep. One bag covers 4 square feet, 3 inches deep.

Additionally, how many square feet will 1.5 cubic feet cover? Coverage Chart- Bagged Material (2 Cubic Foot Bags)

Depth One 2 Cubic Foot Bag Covers
9” 2.7 sq feet
10” 2.4 sq feet
11” 2.2 sq feet
12'' 2 sq feet

Keeping this in view, how do I calculate how much decomposed granite I need?

Multiply the length, width and depth measurements in feet together to find the cubic feet of decomposed granite you need. For instance, if you have a 10-foot-long path that is 1 foot wide and 0.1667 feet deep, you would need 10 X 1 X 0.1667 = 1.667 cubic feet.

How many yards of gravel do I need to cover 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.

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