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    Concrete/cement ratios

    how about the ratio? it's ok to use a bucket and still get the correct ratio?
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    Concrete/cement ratios

    no mixer here. Gonna pour and mix on the ground. I just want to be sure I will end up with the correct mix ratio if I measure everything in buckets.
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    Concrete/cement ratios

    oh they pour 3 tons of sand with a shovel? That's nice. that would take me a year to build that I need to build. Thanks though.
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    Concrete/cement ratios

    Hello, I bought a few 94-lb bags of portland cement. I read that these are 1 cubic feet each. I also bought loose sand and gravel to make concrete. How many 5 gallon buckets of sand do I need to mix for each 94lb bag of cement if the mix asks for 1 part cement and 2 parts sand? I'm getting...
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    Convert space underneed house extension into storage room. Foudation digging concerns.

    Hello there. New to this forum. Last year I bought a house that was built in 1985. It has a crawl space and the previous owners built (professionally) an extension for the kitchen and new large living room that extends to the back yard. The house was built on a slope and the underneath of this...
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