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The type of paving or surfacing that will be used is one of the key factors in determining whether a sub-base will be required. Some paving types, block paving for example, nearly always need a sub-base, while others, such as pattern imprinted concrete, may not need one, but wouldn't be any less effective if one was to be included.

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Sand and Gravel under Paver Patio or just Gravel?

I use 6 to 8 inches of crushed concrete as my sub base under patio pavers or flagstone decks if my buyers don't want to pay for a concrete sub base. Then I put 1/2 to 1 of masons sand or torpedo sand, after placing my patio pavers I sprinkle masons sand in

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How to Keep Ants Out of My Pavers

The first line of defense is to have the pavers properly installed over crushed gravel and sand layers that have been compacted prior to paver installation. Installing pavers directly over dirt is an open invitation, not only to ants, but any number of other legged, winged and rooted pests. In addition to a quality install, using the proper

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What Size Gravel to Use for Paver Base

Dec 11, 2019We'll also look into the factors that determine the size of pavers you need to use. The most common gravel used for paver base are fine, about 3/8-inch, medium 1/2 to 3/4 inch, and heavy or coarse (1.5 inches). Bigger gravel stones are available but they're usually not used for paver bases. What Size Gravel to Use for Paver Base.

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Don't make these mistakes installing toppings!

Once crushed, there are particles of varying size and it is the finer dust particles within the product that bind together to make a solid surface when compacted. DO NOT USE WEED MAT! There is a misconception that you need to lay weed mat under toppings to stop

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Paving blocks made with recycled concrete aggregate and

Oct 01, 2006For producing paving blocks, the added water varied from 12% to 25% by weight of the total aggregate.2.8. Fabrication of paving blocksThe paving blocks were fabricated in steel moulds with internal dimensions of 200 mm long, 100 mm in wide, and 60 mm high. The mixed materials were laid into each mould in three layers of about equal thickness.

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5 Types of Concrete Crushers for Recycling Concrete Blocks

Jul 12, 2021Concrete block often appears after building and bridge demolition, which will cause problems like pollutions and land waste. There are mainly 5 types of concrete crushers like portable concrete crusher, mobile concrete crusher, small concrete crusher, excavator concrete crusher and bucket crusher, so you have to choose the right crushing machine according to your own situation.

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Paver Base Panel Vs. Gravel For A Patio Base (Here's the

Paver base is a gravel aggregate that has rough edges and feels coarse. It's usually made of a variety of rocks, including granite and limestone. The base of what it's made out of will vary depending on where you live. The rocks that are crushed up to make paver base range from tiny specks, like dust, to

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(PDF) Paving blocks made with recycled concrete aggregate

The durability performances of the resulting paving blocks using recycled concrete aggregate were also satisfactory.This paper presents a recent study at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University on the feasibility of blending recycled concrete aggregate and crushed clay brick as coarse and fine aggregates in the manufacture of paving blocks.

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Gravel under concrete footing

Apr 01, 2015Crusher-run gravel compacts well but does not drain very fast -- at least not as fast as 3/4-inch crushed stone (no fines). Talk to a soils engineer if you are worried -- but in my experience, either crusher-run gravel (compacted) or 3/4-inch crushed stone can be used under footings. So can rigid foam. An engineer may disagree.

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Aggregates for Paving and Drainage

Aggregates for Paving and Drainage. In common with the rest of the construction industry, the paving and drainage trades are heavily dependent on the use of all sorts of aggregates. This page provides an overview of the principal aggregates used within the industry, with definitions and guidance on

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Determining What Size Crushed Stone You Need For Your Project

Crushed stone is used for a wide variety of projects, from building roads to providing suitable drainage and from laying a base for pavers to enhancing the look of landscaping projects. There are so many uses for this versatile material, yet many people are unsure of what size they need when it comes to selecting the proper material for their project.

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Crushed Concrete Driveway For the Farm

This first section (approximately 1,000 ft and 11 or 12 ft wide) is made out of 64 tons of crushed concrete. At a rate of $6 a ton, we paid $384 for the materials at that point. Compare it to $18 a ton for gravel making it $1,152 and we are talking serious saving here.

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Can I use crusher dust under pavers?

Best Stone Dust Not all kinds of stone dust are poor choices for pavers, however. It is coarse, rather than powdery, giving it properties that make it superior to regular stone dust. Crusher run is a highly compacting, well-draining material that is second only to sand as a base for pavers.

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tips on landscape fabric under paver

May 24, 2000Crushed stone refers to the same material with the fines screened out of it. You want crusher with the fines, as mentioned above. It tamps very well, and is easy to work with. I prefer it to bank run, but you have to use what is available in your area. Concrete sand is what I use to screed for the setting bed, also, although some prefer

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Paving blocks made with recycled concrete aggregate and

Oct 01, 2006For producing paving blocks, the added water varied from 12% to 25% by weight of the total aggregate.2.8. Fabrication of paving blocksThe paving blocks were fabricated in steel moulds with internal dimensions of 200 mm long, 100 mm in wide, and 60 mm high. The mixed materials were laid into each mould in three layers of about equal thickness.

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How to Design and Build a Paver Walkway

Apr 23, 2021Our Wall Blocks, Pavers and Edging Stones Guide can give you more details on paving stones. Read Planning for a Paver Patio or Walkway and learn how to estimate the materials needed for your project. When it comes to the width of your walkway, 48 inches is comfortable for two people walking side by side, but a 36-inch width is standard.

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When To Use Crushed Stone As Opposed To Gravel For A Project

Crushed stone is a versatile material and can also be used for many commercial, residential and DIY projects. Due to its modest cost and easy installation, it is often used for horse riding arenas (screenings) and walking and bike paths (screenings and 3/8" size), as well as for drainage systems and as a base or sub-base for residential

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How Deep to Dig for Pavers

May 29, 2020Paver thickness is generally about 3- to 3 1/2-inches. Therefore, you need to dig a paver patio base depth of about 9 inches (22.86 cm) to accommodate any kind of paver. 5 inches (12.7 cm) of the hole will be filled with the base material for the base such sand or gravel. After digging the trench for the pavers, compact the soil in the hole

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Crushed Stone Producer and Supplier

Crushed Stone. All of our crushed products are manufactured from 8 inches diameter cobblestone. When crushed down to the finer sizes, it is a 100 percent crushed product with fresh cleavage planes on all faces. #8 (3/8 inch) Chips – These are used to manufacture Bituminous concrete; in macadam surface treatments (seal coating); it is also

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How much gravel do you put under pavers?

Jun 11, 2020How much gravel do you put under pavers? Normally you want a base layer of gravel about 4-inches deep. Four inches is one-third of a foot, so multiply the square footage by one-third to find the cubic feet of gravel you need. For a 120-square foot patio that works out to 40-cubic feet of gravel. However, gravel is usually sold by the cubic yard.

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How Much Crushed Stone Do You Need? A Sure

Nov 05, 2020What Is Crushed Stone . Crushed Stone is a man-made construction aggregate typically produced in a quarry by passing stones through a crushing machine. (Gravel, in contrast, is produced naturally). The crushed stone is typically used as a base or underlayment, for example, where the concrete

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Legacy Landscape Materials Inc :: Crushed Stone

Finely-Crushed, Powdery Limestone. Great as a base under pavers or bricks for patios and walkways. Rice. 1/4 Limestone. This can be mixed with concrete, used as a base for under concrete, used under sheds, of used on driveways. 2B Limestone. 1 Limestone. This can be used for drainfields, under

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How to Install Patio Pavers

Knowing how to install patio pavers is a great way to transform your exterior spaces. An outdoor space made with patio pavers can withstand heavy foot traffic and needs little maintenance. You can choose stone, travertine, brick or concrete pavers for your patio. They are also a good choice for a walkway, pool deck or other outdoor space.

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Crushed Concrete Screenings

Crushed concrete fines are a recycled concrete aggregate routinely used as a base for brick patio pavers, roads, parking areas, and building foundations. The spec on this material is 3/8 inch and minus down to a powder, with the bulk consisting of powder. Crushed concrete

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Screenings

Screenings are mostly use as a paver base material for Patio Stone, Pavers, Clay Brick and Flagstone. Screenings are also used to make Concrete Block, Concrete Pavers Etc. When considering which Screening to use it is helpful to know how each one

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6 Common Paver Installation Mistakes

Jun 08, 2020Since 1990 Western Interlock has been manufacturing high-quality paving stone supply. We carry pavers, patio pavers, driveway pavers, landscape pavers, retaining wall design, fire pit

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Better Paving Alternatives

1. Crushed Stone #411. It is crushed up #57 stone combined with rock dust. This mixture is able to handle moderate traffic from heavy vehicles. 2. Quarry Process. It is also called "crusher run" and works well for the surface of both driveways and walkways. It's made from stone dust fines and crushed

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Crushed Stone Description and Uses (Pennsylvania locations)

Under concrete slabs and sidewalks, utility pipe bedding, precast concrete production, asphalt mixes AASHTO #7 x 1/4 3/4 Oil and chip road surfacing, pipe bedding, asphalt mixes AASHTO #8 x 1/4 1/2 Driveway topdressing, oil and chip road surfacing, utility pipe bedding, fuel and water tank bedding, under precast and Superior walls

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How to Lay Pavers on Crusher Run Stone

Crusher run stone is crushed limestone used to create a base under landscape pavers. The texture of the crusher run stone allows for excellent compaction, which in turn creates a solid, steady

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Geotextile Fabric: Should It Be Installed Under Your

Installing the geo-fabric will prevent this from happening and aid in the long term durability of your paving stone project. The fabric is placed on top of the native soils and your base is then placed on top of the fabric, thus creating a barrier that allows water to shed and prevents the soil around it from working its way into the base.

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How To Prepare And Lay A Base For Pavers

Aug 18, 2015Learn how to lay road base and prepare and area for paving. You'll see how to calculate the volume of road base fill you'll need. This video from Bunnings Wa

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