Project Backyard: Pouring a Concrete Pad - Brittany Stager
Faux Wood Stained Concrete (perfect for our front porch and back patio!
Calculating concrete measurements is a simple volumetric calculation that may require a few conversions (see Tips). Concrete is best calculated by the cubic yard or by fractions.
A basic concrete slab can be used for a patio, entryway or a surface for an HVAC unit to sit upon.
Form and Pour a Concrete Slab: The Family Handyman Figure A: Thickened Slab Detail A typical concrete slab for a garage has thickened edges to support the weight of the structure.
concrete paver + pea gravel courtyard with cantilevered wood bench, firepit and bamboo
DIY Pouring a concrete slab yourself can be a big money-saver or big mistake. We show you the best techniques and tools so you get it right the first time. I love The Family Handyman!
How to Calculate Concrete Needed To Pour a Slab, single level home
A pro shows you how to build strong forms, place a solid slab and trowel a smooth finish