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Paver Sand Calculator

Use Billd’s paver sand calculator to determine the quantity of sand needed to complete your next paver patio, walkway, or driveway project.

Paver Sand Calculator


How to use the sand calculator

This paver sand calculator estimates the cubic yards of paver sand needed to complete your next paver project. To use the calculator simply enter the length, width, and thickness of the paver sand you are going to be placing and click on the “calculate” button.

How to get paver sand for your next construction project

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Calculate how much paver sand your project will need

Measure the area that you will be placing your paver sand on, and determine the thickness of the paver sand based on project drawings and specifications. Then enter your measurements into Billd’s asphalt calculator.

The calculator assumes that the average weight of dry sand is 2,620 lbs per CY.

The calculator works by using the equation below:

Width (Feet) x Length (Feet) x Thickness (Feet)

9CF = Total CY of Sand

Total CY of Sand x 2,620 LB

The estimated cost is based on the average cost of screened sand (generally the type of sand used for paver projects) of between $15 and $20 per cubic yard. The price of sand depends on a variety of factors including:
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Find a paver sand supplier

To determine the right paver sand supplier for your project you should reach out to several sand and landscape suppliers and look for suppliers that are close to your project’s location. Generally, the closer the supplier is to your project the more money you will save on transportation costs.
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Get quotes from paver sand suppliers

Using your paver sand quantity estimate, call or email your local suppliers to determine the best price per cubic yard of paver sand delivered to your job site.
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Pay for your paver sand with Billd

Turn your 30-day terms into 120-days with any material supplier. We pay your supplier, you pay us. It’s that simple. Enroll for free.

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