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Posted: 9/8/2010 11:32:42 AM EDT
How much would it cost to have a cubic yard delivered and pumped in to deck footing forms?

Is it much cheaper to do it yourself? That would be almost $200 in quickrete I think, plus mixer rental.
Link Posted: 9/8/2010 11:34:28 AM EDT

HomeDepot was offering 2 yards delivered at $250 this summer. I've done several projects by the bag and mixed by hand, but if possible I'm going the delivered method from now on. Concrete is hard work

Link Posted: 9/8/2010 11:35:57 AM EDT
Last I checked I could get it for $90/yd with a 3 yd min.
Link Posted: 9/8/2010 11:49:41 AM EDT
I used to go to a concrete place that rented a special trailer filled with 1 cubic foot of concrete. You'd hook it up, drag it home, dump it, hose it out and return it. I did this several times and it worked great. I can't remember the price, but it was considerably less expensive than having them deliver it in a regular concrete truck.
Link Posted: 9/8/2010 11:50:37 AM EDT
averages around $100 per yard, we've had this thread before.
Link Posted: 9/8/2010 11:51:14 AM EDT

Originally Posted By 3rdpig:
I used to go to a concrete place that rented a special trailer filled with 1 cubic foot of concrete. You'd hook it up, drag it home, dump it, hose it out and return it. I did this several times and it worked great. I can't remember the price, but it was considerably less expensive than having them deliver it in a regular concrete truck.

Around here they call those "carts".
Link Posted: 9/8/2010 11:53:00 AM EDT
Figure on at least $90/yard if bought in bulk.

<––-running some concrete numbers of his own at the moment.
Link Posted: 9/8/2010 11:57:19 AM EDT
Good timing!

Trying to figure out costs & logistics to rework a sidewalk.
Link Posted: 9/8/2010 11:59:29 AM EDT
around here its $80 a yard on weekdays, $100 on weekends
2 yard min
Link Posted: 9/8/2010 12:01:39 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 9/8/2010 12:02:32 PM EDT by elbastado]
Around here Buckeye Concrete wants 130 a yard 5.5 yard minimum or there is a haul charge, unless you have an account. its not hard if you know how to work it.
Link Posted: 9/8/2010 12:04:21 PM EDT

Originally Posted By 3rdpig:
I used to go to a concrete place that rented a special trailer filled with 1 cubic foot of concrete. You'd hook it up, drag it home, dump it, hose it out and return it. I did this several times and it worked great. I can't remember the price, but it was considerably less expensive than having them deliver it in a regular concrete truck.

That's awesome! Some jobs are too big for hand-mixing and too small for a concrete truck. Glad to see that available as an option.
Link Posted: 9/8/2010 12:05:25 PM EDT
Just had a 5'x5'x6" slab poured as an extension to my patio.. It was $125. Of course, it was done by the builder since they are just finishing up building my home.
Link Posted: 9/8/2010 12:07:50 PM EDT
It's $90/yard in SLC. It used to be more, around $120, before the housing started to taper off.
Link Posted: 9/8/2010 12:10:33 PM EDT

Originally Posted By MadBomber:
Last I checked I could get it for $90/yd with a 3 yd min.

$88-95 here, same 3yd minimum without a premium...
My dad has poured concrete for 40 years, and i worked summers with him from 2nd grade through college.
It was real motivation to go to college for a useful major.
He's now enjoying his semi-retirement...
Link Posted: 9/8/2010 12:11:47 PM EDT
Originally Posted By RDTCU:

Originally Posted By MadBomber:
Last I checked I could get it for $90/yd with a 3 yd min.

$88-95 here, same 3yd minimum without a premium...
My dad has poured concrete for 40 years, and i worked summers with him from 2nd grade through college.
It was real motivation to go to college for a useful major.
He's now enjoying his semi-retirement...


truth in red
Link Posted: 9/8/2010 12:22:55 PM EDT
when I made the base pour for my backyard tower... about $160 was for the 6 yds of 5,000 psi concrete...
the other $300 was the truck fee...

concrete can be fairly reasonable... truck fees are crazy expensive...

YMMV
Link Posted: 9/8/2010 12:26:11 PM EDT
$75/yard with I believe a six yard minimum... you had to pay a little if you did not want six yards. - $150 maybe.
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