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How Much Crushed Stone Do I Need? Construction Information
Multiply the Length, in feet, by the Height, in feet, by the Width, in feet, and divide by 27. This will tell you how many cubic yards of crushed stone you need.
Crushed Gravel Driveways - Pros and Cons
By "crushed gravel" driveways I mean those composed of coarse sand intermixed with small stones. But this terminology is regional, and many find it confusing.
How Much X Do I Need for My Yard? - Landscaping - About.com
How Much Crushed Stone Do I Need? How much crushed stone do you need for this or that job in your yard? Use this tip to figure out the quantity needed for ...
Road Metal - Crushed Stone - Geology - About.com
The crushed-stone cobbles in this railroad track are known in the trade as road metal. The term goes back to the early 1800s, when the first railroads and ...
Backfilling Methods and Alternatives - Construction - About.com
... backfill the remainder of the trench with material free from stones larger than 6" or ... trenches open to traffic while maintaining the surface with crushed stone.
Stone Patio and Walkway - How to Build a Flagstone Patio and ...
a large amount of sand; some large, flat stones; a large amount of gravel fill; a wheelbarrow; a shovel; a metal rake; a tamper; several bags of crushed stone ...
Dog Spots and Tips for Landscaping With Dogs
Make liberal use of crushed stone mulch. If you grow plants in such mulch in a sunny area, select drought-resistant plants, since stone gets hot in the summer.
Where Things Come From: Rock Materials - Geology - About.com
Most of us buy rock materials—stone, gravel, clay and other basic natural substances—at a store. ... Crushed stone in a gravel quarry; Geology Guide photo.
Pros and Cons of a Stone Driveway - Garages - About.com
Although it is common to use terms like gravel, crushed rock and stone interchangeably, it is useful to recognize the somewhat different driveways you can get ...
French Drain Specs - Construction Guide
French drain gravel should be washed three quarter inch minimum and as large as 1 ” crushed stone. The upper 12 inches over the pipe shall be filled with ...
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