Material Calculator
Simply enter the values (numbers only) and press the CALCULATE button


Total Area: square feet (see below for area calculations)

Desired Thickness of Topsoil or Mulch:

Total Cubic Yards Needed:


Area Calculations: Draw your site as accurately as possible - graph paper works well. For odd or complex shapes, divide the area into combinations of rectangles, triangles, and/or circles. Use the following formulas to determine area:

Rectangle: Area = length x width

Circle: Area = 3.1416 x the square of the radius

Triangle: Area = 1/2 x length of base x length of height

To determine topsoil requirements for areas of varying grade, use a transit to indicate exact fill requirements...or estimate an average fill depth.