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What Size Are Cinder Blocks?
What size are cinder blocks?
This is a question that we often get asked, and it is not an easy one to answer. There are a variety of cinder block sizes available on the market, and the size that you need will depend on the project that you are undertaking.
If you are building a small wall or garden border, then you will need smaller cinder blocks. For larger projects, such as a home foundation, you will need larger cinder blocks.
The average cinder block is about 8x8x16 inches, but they can range in size from 4x8x16 inches to 12x12x24 inches. When choosing the size of cinder block that you need, you will also need to consider the weight.
Larger cinder blocks can be very heavy, so you will need to make sure that you can lift them into place. If you are unsure about the weight, you can always ask someone at the store to help you lift them.
Once you have chosen the size of cinder block that you need, you will need to purchase them from a store that sells them. You can find cinder blocks at most home improvement stores, as well as some hardware stores. Make sure to