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How do I figure the cost of concrete and labor costs

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How do I figure the cost of concrete and labor costs for a 20'x40' x 5" thick concrete floor or pad?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Home Improvement
Expert:  Machinc replied 2 years ago.
To pour a slab this size you should use a profession
crew. To try it with unskilled labor and without
the proper tools and equipment could end up
with s very unsatisfactory result.
For concrete you will need two deliveries
Concrete : 12.3 yds= $1094.70
Cost for proffesional concrete contractors vary
but the cost below is a good estimate.
Professional crew = $1230/ $1537
You should use a contractor that is licensed and
Expert:  Machinc replied 2 years ago.
Contractors will most likely
quote by square foot including
the cost of the concrete.
The above is figured at a quote of
$3.25 a square foot. subtracting the cost
of the concrete to show just labor costs.