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Dog Run Maintenance Grass/Weed Control Advice

Jul 05, 2010 · Weed picking is not so good with a bad back and we do use a dose of crushed limestone routinely. The concrete, whether loose or a pad, is not an appealing project due to the labor involved. 07-04-2010, 0847 PM

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Laying a flagstone path, should I use a concrete base or

Mar 15, 2013 · On top of the limestone gravel base is a couple inches of sand for leveling, and then the flagstones. Some people might say mortaring the stones is better, and for that you probably would need a concrete base to adhere them to. The landscape guy with the crushed

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Best Gravel for Your Driveway 9 Top Options Bob Vila

Quarry Process. Quarry process stone—also known as crusher run—is another good option for the top level of a driveway or walkway . Composed of a blend of smaller crushed stone and stone dust, crusher run typically includes a higher percentage of stone dust fines. As the gravel settles, the dust seeps into the spaces between the gravel and compacts,

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Best Crushed Stone for Patios

1 1/2 inch and 2 1/2 inch Crushed Stone Crushed stone gravel can be, granite, trap rock and limestone, depending on the particular quarry site. Crushed stone is produced by actually crushing the stone and then screening it to the right size.

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Ask the Builder Concrete slab needs quality self

Feb 10, 2015 · The local concrete supplier sells recycled concrete for a really good price. It is very similar to crusher run. Due to the design, compacting will be next to impossible.

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Best Base For Concrete Driveway Concrete & Paving

Feb 14, 2009 · A layer of sand is not good. You will never see it on a highway or commercial building. Sand can wash out, especially if it is fine, since it cannot be compacted and can be unstable. You can't beat a good compacted base to the proper elevation to put concrete on.

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From The Ground Up Stall Flooring and Mats The Horse

Oct 04, 2001 · Crushed rock is a popular choice. Porous rocks such as limestone or decomposed granite promote drainage. These rocks have been processed into a

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How to Build a Loose-Material Patio Den.

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Sand for Thermal mass under radiant floor — Heating Help

Sand for Thermal mass under radiant floor. I tried to get them to pour a concrete base but lost out. The landscape contractor set the final grade and we wound up with about 4" of compacted sand above the tube. Under is compacted gravel and 1 1/2" foam board. Crushed limestone is a much better heat storage media. 0

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compact fill under slab Ask the Builder

Concrete Block Ledges. One option is to lay concrete block up off the interior ledge of the footers to just below where the concrete slab will be. These can be spaced at 4-foot intervals around the interior foundation walls. The concrete slab will rest on these and provide solid support down to the footer.

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How to Make Cement And Concrete From Scratch

Good thing you are printing all this out right! Before we get started lets go over a few definitions. Cement is pulverized limestone, oysters, freshwater mussels or seashells that has been heated to high heat to remove CO2. Concrete is a mixture of cement, water, sand and gravel. Mortar is a mixture of cement, water, sand and lime.

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What are the pros and cons of a crushed concrete driveway

Jun 14, 2018 · A front concrete driveway is not a luxury; it's a necessity. That doesn't mean that your completed drive can't offer a luxurious look and feel that will improve the value of your entire property, though. For many homeowners, this means working wit

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Liquid Limestone & Poured Concrete Perth WA From $60

To create this, our team will pour concrete mixed with stones, pebbles, shells to create a solid foundation. In the early stages, the concrete mix is treated the same as regular concrete. However, it's the later stages that set this type of concrete apart. The concrete is not allowed to completely set.

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Have pile of stones. Need to pour slab. Can I use rocks to

I have 4'X14'X1' slab I want to pour to connect patio to garage stairs. This would create nice level walkway from garage to house. Back in my teenage days, when I built a house with my dad, we had massive pile of stones from digging out a foundation for the house.

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Backfill question GreenBuildingTalk Green Building

Nov 18, 2008 · No question about it. The floor has to be put in before the backfill is done. This gives stability to your wall to sustain the lateral pressure. Seconly this helps eliminates the risks of being rained on when finishig the floor and helps heating the space if

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Poor man's concrete any good for RV parking? [Archive

We have a few companies locally that offer "poor man's concrete". I'm not sure exactly what it is, but I've seen it in driveways and such. It's a white powdery material they dump and flatten out and when it gets wet, it's supposed to harden like cement. But, it's not as pretty and won't get as hard. I was wondering if anyone has used this to park their RV on.

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