Mike Jay wrote:Travis, what's the appropriate amount of cement for a given area of floor? I'm thinking of doing that for a sugar shack which will only have foot and wheelbarrow traffic. I was going to use 5-10 bags for a 14'x42' room but I have no idea if I'm even in the right ballpark.
Mike Jay wrote:Gotcha, I was just going to spread it around in the sugar shack (dry sandy soil) and rake it in a couple inches. I don't have a tiller. Then water it down, tamp it a bit and get it sort of level. Good point on the non-premixed cement, I might have messed that up... Thanks!
Mike Jay wrote:Hmm, that's more cement than I was imagining in make-believe. But a 93# bag of Type 1 Portland cement here is $10.50 with delivery for $60 so it wouldn't be too bad. And I'm sure I could find a tiller to borrow if I tried a bit.
Would that be an earthcrete floor that's good enough to drive on (ie overkill for my needs)?
Mike Jay wrote:Thanks Travis, I can certainly do that. And I can easily work up a test area just with a pitch fork. When you say a 3 or 4 bag mix, what area is that number of bags going into? 100 square feet?