Drain Rock: What It Is and the Best Uses

A rock is a rock is a rock…right? Wrong. While there might not be that much of a superficial difference between your “everyday rocks” laying all over your property, there’s a world of difference between how different kinds of rocks are used – especially when it comes to drain rocks. …

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How to Create a Retaining Wall with River Rocks or Stones

Retaining walls can be used in a couple of different ways. The most popular way (obviously) is to better retain dirt, earth, and soil that would have otherwise become unstable and either eroded away or crumpled without any warning or notice. Some people like the aesthetic of a retaining wall, …

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Pea Gravel Patio Pros and Cons

If you’re sitting at the house, tossing around patio ideas, the thought of doing a pea gravel patio may have crossed your mind or possibly, something similar. Of course, thinking about it and doing it are two different things. Is installing a pea gravel patio worth the hassle? Pea Gravel …

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Understanding The Different Types Of Building Sand

There’s more than one way to produce concrete. Sands and the many variations of aggregates that go into construction materials are really quite extensive. Check out our latest article to see just what goes into what and how it found it’s way below your very feet.  Without sand, there is …

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How to Make a Gravel Driveway Solid

Gravel is a great material for surfacing a driveway since it’s quite cheap and easy to maintain. However, the downsides of having a loose gravel driveway are that the gravel can get washed away in heavy rain, and it tends to develop potholes quite easily as you might expect. If …

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How To Make A Gravel Driveway Solid: Top Tips

A gravel driveway offers a very pleasing appearance and can boost the aesthetic value of your property. However, this type of driveway can be fraught with problems and one of the most common is the gravel doesn’t provide a very solid surface.  If you have a gravel driveway, you will …

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What Are Gravel Parking Grids?

It goes without saying that gravel provides one of the best aesthetics for a driveway. It looks chic and is timeless. However, when parking on gravel, it is fraught with problems. The gravel can move around and smaller pieces can get lodged in your tyre’s tread. But there are solutions …

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Paving Sand – When Should I Use It?

When installing a new driveway, you want to make sure that the structure is stable, reliable and will last for many years to come. One of the biggest problems with certain types of driveway is that the structure will begin to move around, shift and even sink. Of course, this …

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Size Does Matter With Gravel

They say that size doesn’t matter but when it comes to using gravel to create a beautiful driveway; it really does. While you might opt for a gravel size that you find aesthetically pleasing, this isn’t the only thing you should be thinking about when making a choice.  If you’re …

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