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Do you want to install patio paver stones in your backyard, but don’t know how many you will need? This calculator will help.

Determine the number of patio pavers needed for any given area. Quickly see reusable quantities, waste quantities, and cost estimates.

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For a patio or walkway in a rectangular, square, or round shape.

Enter the length and width of each area below:

Enter the depth of pavers you wish to use below:

Using these calculations, how many do you need? You can find this number on your paver box. If there are no other requirements for the project, it should be good enough to buy that amount. But if you have other needs involved with this project, read on…

If you want to determine how much sand is needed for an area that has already been compacted prior to installation of pavers, follow these steps:  

1) Measure the area to be covered

2) Multiply Length x Width x Depth

3) Divide that number by 27

4) Multiply that number by .8

5) That is the approximate amount of sand needed to fill the area.

If you want to determine how much concrete is needed for an area, follow these steps:   1) Measure the area to be covered

2) Multiply Length x Width x Depth

3) Divide that number by 27

4) Multiply that number by 1.5

5) That is the approximate amount of concrete needed to fill the area.

Tips For Purchasing Pavers

– Paver depth should be at least 1″. You can go up to 2″ if desired. This will depend on your needs/wants and local codes where you are installing them.

– You can save money by buying in bulk. Typically, you will get a 15% discount if the order is over 1000 Sq/ft. If you are ordering less than 1000 sq/ft, you may not get any discount at all.

– Order your pavers early to ensure that they are available when needed for your project. Availability varies from company to company and regionally.

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