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)

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

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)
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modular

3 ⅝″ d × 2 ¼″ h × 7 ⅝″ l

(Approx. 6.86 per sq. ft.)

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standard

3 ½″ d × 2 ¼″ h × 8″ l

(Approx. 6.55 per sq. ft.)

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engineer

3 ½″ d × 2 ¾″ h × 8″ l

(Approx. 5.5 per sq. ft.)

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KING

3″ d × 2 ⅝″ h × 9 ⅝″ l

(Approx. 4.8 per sq. ft.)

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QUEEN

3″ d × 2 ¾″ h × 8″ l

(Approx. 5.5 per sq. ft.)

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CLOSURE

3 ½″ d × 3 ⅝″ h × 7 ⅝″ l

(Approx. 5.4 per sq. ft.)

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WALL UNIT

3 ½″ d × 7 ⅝″ h × 7 ⅝″ l

(Approx. 2.25 per sq. ft.)

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BIG JOHN

3″ d × 2 ⅝″ h × 8 ⅝″ l

(Approx. 5.33 per sq. ft.)

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UTILITY

3 ⅝″ d × 3 ⅝″ h × 11 ⅝″ l

(Approx. 3.0 per sq. ft.)

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NORWEGIAN

3 ½″ d × 2 ¾″ h × 11 ⅝″ l

(Approx. 3.84 per sq. ft.)

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NORMAN

3 ⅝″ d × 2 ¼″ h × 11 ⅝″ l

(Approx. 4.57 per sq. ft.)

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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.

HEADQUATERS

2184 Joe Field Road
Dallas, Texas 75229
(972) 991-4488

TOLAR LOCATION

6500 Highway 377 West
Tolar, Texas 76476
(817) 223-4492

ENNIS LOCATION

706 South I-45
Ennis, Texas 75119
(972) 878-8000

HEADQUATERS

2184 Joe Field Road
Dallas, Texas 75229
(972) 991-4488

TOLAR LOCATION

6500 Highway 377 West
Tolar, Texas 76476
(817) 223-4492

ENNIS LOCATION

706 South I-45
Ennis, Texas 75119
(972) 878-8000