FASTFOOT®

COST COMPARISON - FASTFOOT vs LUMBER

This calculator allows you to quickly calculate the full costs of forming footings with fabric (Fastfoot) compared with dimensional lumber. To see the assumptions and the JavaSript code for the calculator, click HERE.

The calculator looks at the following factors:

You must input the lumber cost per thousand board feet of 2x10. The calculator then adjusts this cost to the different lumber sizes. For example, there is a premium for a 2x12 over 2x10 of approxmately 8%.

The current lumber cost per thousand board feet of 10' 2"x10" (December 2021, Vancouver, Canada) is $1250.

Width (in)
Height (in)
Perimeter (ft)
Corners (#)
Lumber mbf ($)
Labor hour ($)
Dollars Fastfoot Lumber
Materials
Labour
TOTAL
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