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Crushed Stone Or Crushed Concrete Modern House Pla

Jun 30 2010crushed stone or crushed concrete categories construction issues modern house plans im seeing a lot of crushed concrete in the material stream of projects these days mainly as a substitute for crushed stone im a big advocate of this kind of recycling but its not always a good substitute in all situations

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What Is The Difference Between Crushed Stone And

Crushing question while reading a material specification for crushed aggregate the text mentions both crushed stone and crushed gravel are acceptable these materials sound very similar but

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Gravel Driveway Natural 21Aa Or Crushed Concrete

May 30 2003crushed concrete 21aa costs about 8yd and natural costs about 24yd in my area i have heard that the crushed concrete will not be as dusty as natural but less dusty than 21aa made from limestone any thoughts on the material will the crushed concrete absorb moisture and

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Crushed Rock Vs Pea Gravel Hunker

One use of pea gravel is to create a walkway easy to set up and cheaper than a concrete pathway pea gravel can be laid down in any garden for a pleasing aesthetic feel another cheap project is a backyard patio simply set out an area and lay down the gravel as a foundation for whatever the patio will hold

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Dos And Donts Of Paver Installation Step 2 Of 3 Ba

Dos and donts of paver installation base preparation 23 dos and donts of paver installation preparing a proper base is crucial for any paving stone project there is no such thing as 100 height control in any concrete product when you do the final paction the loose sand will be forced up between the pavers and this

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Gravel Driveways All About Gravel Driveways

Is a gravel or crushed stone driveway the best choice for your home which driveway surface is best when choosing between gravel asphalt interlocking pavers or concrete what are the benefits of a gravel driveway vs asphalt concrete or permeableinterlocking pavers what type of ongoing maintenance does a gravel driveway require

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Pros And Cons Of A Gravel Driveway

In many rural areas gravel is the material of choice for both driveways and roadways for homes it is not unmon to have gravel driveways leading to concrete garage floors gravel is much less expensive for long driveways than most other driveway materials and it can last for generations with regular maintenance

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Gravel Vs Concrete Shed Base Which Is A Better Cho

Nov 09 2018is a concrete shed base stronger than crushed stone some of our customers who are concerned about getting it right the first timewould gladly pay more for concrete if it will hold up better than stone the truth is the extra cost of concrete does not make it a better foundation

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Shed Base Concrete Slab Or Gravel

Concrete shed base or gravel shed base which is best it all depends both foundations have their pros and cons of course which foundation works best depends on your situation land and needs not necessarily on the foundation itself is this a permanent or temporary location if youre planning

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Gravel Foundation Remended For The Storage Sheds

A concrete slab is going to be way more expensive than a gravel pad but this is not why we would say get a gravel pad water will just rest on a concrete pad vs a gravel pad and especially the 34 gravel pad which will let water drain right through the foundation helping protect your building

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Pea Gravel Vs Concrete Pavers Braen Supply

Pea gravel vs concrete pavers advantages and drawbacks of concrete comparing pea gravel vs concrete pavers here are the pros and cons of concrete beginning with its advantages durability concrete is one of the most durable construction materials on the market if its installed right it

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Crushed Concrete Vs Limestone For Driveway Heavy

Oct 24 2011well where i live in michigan we have both avaible limestone and crushed concrete i use them both on a new driveway i would use about 46 of crushed concrete and top with 2 of 22a limestone and always use limestone to top gravel driveways i like crushed concrete for a base as long as it topped with limestone and there is always problems with

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Should I Set Fence Posts In Dirt Gravel Crushed Ro

Someone at the local hardware store had seen posts set in concrete rot and break because water seeps in along the edges of the post especially in the winter and does not drain properly he suggested crushed rock what i would call gravel see definitions of various sand gravel

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Gravel Or Crushed Concrete For A Driveway Denver

Apr 11 2013a friend told us that crushed concrete which is about the same price is better because it packs harder would crushed concrete be a good or better choice for a driveway surface given that it is the same price as gravel were also putting in a retaining wall and will use the leftover gravel or crushed concrete to fill in behind the wall

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Road Driveway Bases Bjorklund Companies

Description for road driveway bases ing soon cubic yardage calculator class 1 sand and gravel our class 1 gravel is made of sand clay and rock it is brown in color and used mainly for driveways or as a base for construction projects our crushed concrete contains pieces of concrete crushed with small fines it is most often

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Crushed Granite Vs Pea Gravel Pick The Right Mater

Crushed granite vs pea gravel key differences while both crushed granite and pea gravel are solid choices for landscaping work you may find that one is better suited for your needs than the other one of the best ways to make this determination is to take a closer

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Crushed Stone Vs Gravel Nashville Tn Natural Stone

Aug 13 2018crushed stone is just stone that has been crushed from a larger rock because of this crushed stone is sharp and angular in shape this helpful post points out that crushed stone is mainly a construction aggregate meaning it is largely used by big mercial panies in things like paving and concrete mixing

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Crushed Stone Vs Pea Gravel Whats The Difference

Jan 06 2016crushed stone vs pea gravel whats the difference january 6 2016 if youre going to add it to a walkway or a flower bed be sure that you have concrete blocks or landscape trim set up to keep the pea gravel in place its also important to note that pea gravel will retain heat which can be bad for some plants

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Substituting Gravel For Crushed Limestone Recipe F

Jan 06 2009substituting gravel for crushed limestone recipe for disaster the crushed gravel offered has fines in it but no cementious lime or other binder it should stay in place but wont have a nice concrete style finish like the pug mix i can get here to be clear the crushed

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Driveway Renovation Gravel Vs Crushed Stone Mccart

Driveway renovation gravel vs crushed stone does your driveway do your home justice it could add an aged appearance to an otherwise wellmaintained property especially when the driveway is filled with debris cracked asphalt or concrete sprouting brown vegetation

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Sand Gravel Als Trucking And Building Supplies

Sand gravel products 1x 3crushed concrete this is primarily used as a base coat for new driveways or roads limestone 1 10 limestone screenings 110max in size material it is referred to as diamond dust or crusher dust it is used for baseball diamonds infields and is most monly used by landscapers as a base

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Private Road Crushed Concrete Vs Crushed Limestone

May 22 2009limestone is a key ponent in concrete so yer already halfway or more there that said limestone itself is very durable and over time and weathering with settle in better as a surface as its partially soluable with water between that and pactingso crushed concrete is almost overkill

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