Calculating concrete measurements is a simple volumetric calculation that may require a few conversions (see Tips). Concrete is best calculated by the cubic yard or by fractions.
A basic concrete slab can be used for a patio, entryway or a surface for an HVAC unit to sit upon.
A pro shows you how to build strong forms, place a solid slab and trowel a smooth finish
Project Backyard: Pouring a Concrete Pad - Brittany Stager
How to Cover a Concrete Patio With Pavers: "No need to tear out an ugly slab—just hide it!" I need an ugly slab first though
Faux Wood Stained Concrete (perfect for our front porch and back patio!
Form and Pour a Concrete Slab: The Family Handyman Figure A: Thickened Slab Detail A typical concrete slab for a garage has thickened edges to support the weight of the structure.
Make your own concrete tabletop
Fasten the deck boards to the sleepers on the concrete patio: HELL YES.