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Material Estimating

General Measurement Units

One Ton 2,000 lb
One Cubic yd. 27 cu ft. (3’ × 3’ × 3’)
Square Feet Length × Width (e.g., 10’ × 10’ = 100 sq. ft.)

Natural Stone

Full-Dimensional Stone

Per Pallet Approx. 1.5 tons per pallet
Building Stone 3″ to 5″ thick - Approx. 35-40 sq. ft. per ton
Per Ton of Stone 3 bags of mortar and ½ yd. of sand

Thin Veneer

Per Square Feet Less than 15 lb
Per Pallet Approx. 125 sq. ft.
Per EZ Pac Mini Approx. 8 sq. ft.

Please Note: Thin Brick & Natural Stone must be thoroughly washed prior to installation. Please download the Natural Stone Thin Veneer brochure for additional details.

Flagstone

Thin Patio (1″ to ½″ thick) Covers Approx. 150-180 sq. ft.
Patio Grade (1″ to 2″ thick) Covers Approx. 100-120 sq. ft.
Slabs (2″ to 3″ thick) Covers Approx. 75-100 sq. ft.

Blocks

Concrete Masonry Units (CMU)

4″ × 8″ × 16″ 1.125 blocks per sq. ft.
Mortar per 100 Blocks 2 ½ bags (40 blocks per bag)
Sand per 100 Blocks ½ yd. of sand

Bricks

Brick Sizes & Square Footage Info

Bags of Mortar per 1000 Brick Approx. 7 bags (143 bricks per bag)
yd. of Sand per 1000 bricks Approx. 1 yd.
Bricks per sq. ft. 4.5 bricks for paving, hearths (laid flat – solid brick)
Wall Ties 1 per every 10 bricks (100 wall ties per 1000)

Modular

3 ⅝″ d × 2 ¼″ h × 7 ⅝″ l

(Approx. 6.86 per sq. ft.)

Standard

3 ½″ d × 2 ¼″ h × 8″ l

(Approx. 6.55 per sq. ft.)

Engineer

3 ½″ d × 2 ¾″ h × 8″ l

(Approx. 5.5 per sq. ft.)

King

3″ d × 2 ⅝″ h × 9 ⅝″ l

(Approx. 4.8 per sq. ft.)

Queen

3″ d × 2 ¾″ h × 8″ l

(Approx. 5.5 per sq. ft.)

Closure

3 ½″ d × 3 ⅝″ h × 7 ⅝″ l

(Approx. 5.4 per sq. ft.)

Wall Unit

3 ½″ d × 7 ⅝″ h × 7 ⅝″ l

(Approx. 2.25 per sq. ft.)

Big John

3″ d × 2 ⅝″ h × 8 ⅝″ l

(Approx. 5.33 per sq. ft.)

Utility

3 ⅝″ d × 3 ⅝″ h × 11 ⅝″ l

(Approx. 3.0 per sq. ft.)

Norwegian

3 ½″ d × 2 ¾″ h × 11 ⅝″ l

(Approx. 3.84 per sq. ft.)

Norman

3 ⅝″ d × 2 ¼″ h × 11 ⅝″ l

(Approx. 4.57 per sq. ft.)

Executive (3×10)

3″ d × 3″ h × 10″ l

(Approx. 4.1 per sq. ft.)

Additional Brick Sizes

Roman 3 ⅝ ″ d × 1 ⅝ ″ h × 11 ⅝ ″ l (Approx. 6 per sq. ft.)
4 × 16 3 ⅝ ″ d × 3 ⅝ ″ h × 15 ⅝ ″ l (Approx. 2.25 per sq. ft.)
8 × 16 3 ⅝ ″ d × 7 ⅝ ″ h × 15 ⅝ ″ l (Approx. 1.125 per sq. ft.)

Please Note: Square footage estimates are based on use of a 3/8″ Mortar Joint. For specific regional availability and sizing, please contact your Metro Brick representative. Estimating blueprints is a courtesy. Take-offs are not guaranteed. Double check quantities with mason prior to ordering.

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