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Correction for the weight of a House

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How heavy is 3,820 firkins?
It's about as heavy as a House
The weight of a House is about 3,820 firkins.
(149 sq. m, single-level, unfurnished)
A 149 sq. m (1,600 sq. ft), single-story, unfurnished house (without extensive masonry) of the type commonly found in America would weigh approximately 3,820 firkins, based on the weight of the included materials. In contrast, a yurt — a type of dwelling structure popular among nomadic peoples of East Asia — typically weighs less than 11.30 firkins.
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