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How Much Crushed Stone Do I Need? Construction Information
As an example, if your patio is 20 feet long and 10 feet wide, and you needed 6 inches of crushed stone for the base, you would use the formula like this:.
Crushed Gravel Driveways - Pros and Cons
How would you rate crushed gravel driveways as a driveway material? ... The source of the confusion over terminology is that the small stone used in stone ...
Stone Mulch and Choosing Between Hay and Straw - Landscaping
Stone mulch offers durability, while hay and straw generally look better in gardens. ... Due to its ruggedness, stone (for example, the crushed stone shown in the ...
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 ...
How Much Stone Dust Do I Need? - Landscaping - About.com
Stone dust and other base materials like crushed stone and sand are usually sold in 0.5 cubic yard increments. In the example above, you would round the 1.19 ...
How to Install Pavers for Patios (Selection to Cleaning) - Landscaping
It's time to dig. You need to remove about 8 1/2; inches of earth to install pavers and a base for them. This will allow for 5 inches of crushed stone, 1 inch of sand,  ...
How to Use Stone Dust With Pavers - Landscaping - About.com
You can buy stone dust at most stone yards. Some excavation companies sell stone dust, along with crushed stone and sand that you might need for other ...
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.
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.
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 ...
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