Crushed Stone

When To Use Crushed Stone As Opposed To Gravel

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When it comes to building, hardscaping and landscaping materials, there are a lot of varieties from which to choose.  Exploring the differences between similar materials such as crushed stone and gravel will help you select the best materials for your project.

Crushed stone is made from rocks that have been broken down by machines call […]

Has Winter Runoff Left You In Need Of Landscaping Materials?

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With old man winter dumping a record breaking quantity of snow on the Northeast this winter, your yard may need a little extra TLC this clean-up season.  The spring rain combined with melting snow can cause runoff of large amounts of water, and along with it, some of your landscaping materials such as dirt, gravel, crushed stone and topso […]

What Can You Use Crushed Stone For?

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There are many uses for crushed stone, with uses varying depending on the sizes of the stone in any particular batch.  Although referred to as crushed, not all options involve very small, fine pieces of stone.  Rather you can select from a rather finely ground stone dust, with particles too small to uniformly measure as wells as options t […]

Don’t Forget The Crushed Stone For Your Outdoor Project

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Whether your summer consists of landscaping or re-landscaping your property or you are embarking on an outdoor construction project, chances are pretty good that you will require crushed stone at some point in the process.  This material comes in a selection of different sizes and is used in a wide variety of applications, from laying the […]

With Summer Here, Now Is The Time To Get Those Outdoor Projects Completed

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The summer solstice officially falls this year on Saturday, June 21st but for many, summer begins as soon as Memorial Day has come and gone.  No matter when you signal the beginning of summer, it’s clear that this is the time of year that many people get outdoors and start working on the outdoor projects they may have put off throughout t […]

Determining What Size Crushed Stone You Need For Your Project

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Crushed stone is used for a wide variety of projects, from building roads to providing suitable drainage and from laying a base for pavers to enhancing the look of landscaping projects. There are so many uses for this versatile material, yet many people are unsure of what size they need when it comes to selecting the proper material for t […]

Crushed Stone-Statistical Compendium by U.S. Geological Survey

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Below is a statistacl report about crushed stone.

CRUSHED STONE

Statistical Compendium by U.S. Geological Survey, Minerals Information
Commodity Specialist: Valentin V. Tepordei (vteporde@usgs.gov) Last modification: 11/04/97

Stone, in its multitude of forms, represents a very significant part of the Earth’s crust and one of the […]