Nearly no other construction material is as versatile as crushed stone, with more uses than most people can imagine. One of the reasons that there are so many uses for this natural material is that the stone can be purchased in a large selection of sizes. Additionally, there is a variety of material types that fall under the category of […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]