By the load!
Flat rate!
Serving Hamilton and
All Niagara Region

Helpful Weights & Measurements

Here are some weights for items we commonly haul. This may be helpful:

  1. to determine if your load exceeds the definition of a full load by  weight as described in the fee structure Read about fees here
  2. in determining what size trailer load you may need. Read about trailer sizes here

Concrete/plaster weights:

  • One Gallon- 20lbs
  • One cinder block- 28lbs
  • 5 gallons- 100lbs
  • One Patio Stone- 100lbs
  • Wheel Barrow full- 300lbs
  • 50 gallon drum full- 1000lbs
  • One cubic yard- 4000lbs

Soil Weights 

  • One bucket full- 50lbs
  • One wheel barrow full- 350lbs
  • One Yard- 2200lbs

Other Weights (approximate): 

  • One 2″x4″x8′ stud- 13lbs, or 25 lbs wet
  • One 2:x6″x8′ stud- 16lbs, or 30lbs wet
  • One Pressure treated 4″x4″x8′ post- 38lbs, or 45lbs wet
  • One 3/8″ sheet of 4’x8′ plywood- 28lbs, or 50lbs wet
  • One 1/2″ sheet of 4’x8′ plywood- 40lbs, or 60lbs wet
  • One 3/4″ sheet of 4’x8′ plywood- 60lbs, or 100lbs wet
  • One 1/2″ sheet of 4’x8′ drywall- 50lbs, or 75lbs wet
  • One 5/8″ sheet of 4’x8′ drywall- 70lbs or 90 lbs wet
  • One 3/8″ sheet of 4’x8′ OSB- 40lbs, or 60lbs wet
  • One 1/2″ sheet of 4’x8′ OSB- 60lbs, or 80lbs wet
  • One 3/4″ sheet of 4’x8′ OSB- 80lbs, or 120lbs wet
  • One gallon of dirt- 8lbs
  • One Brick- 4.3lbs
  • One Brick(cored)- 3.6lbs