Archive for June 8th, 2018

Finding the Right Contractor Can Help with Many Projects

It has taken awhile, but you finally have the seamless gutters, roof, and windows installed. Last spring’s hail storm was quite and event and you are not the only home owner in the neighborhood who had lots of damage to repair, but you feel like you took your time and found the right contractor before staring the work. There were others in the neighborhood who worked with three different companies to get all of the repairs taken care of, but by working with a well known and reputable contractor your jobs were scheduled in such a way that you had minimal disruption to your life.
Whether you are looking to install the latest seamless gutters or you need to get an entire new roof, it is important to make sure you work with the right people so you get the results you want. When you are approaching just one or two projects on your property you might be comfortable taking care

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What Do Different Rock Sizes Mean?

If you’re interested in using stone, rockery, or crushed gravel for your landscaping needs, you’ve made a great choice. Research shows that landscaping has the potential to increase the resale value of a home by as much as 14%, and that’s just one benefit of using rocks and gravel. Even a one-inch layer of small rocks can provide good control against weeds in a garden, for example. As useful as gravel is, though, you might wonder, “What do different rock sizes mean?” Here is your comprehensive guide to rock and gravel sizes and uses.

What Do Different Rock Sizes Mean: Understanding Stone Grades

Let’s begin with crushed stone, which differs from gravel in that is mand-made and tends to be more rounded. Here are some of the grades of crushed stone:

  • Crushed stone #1. This ranges in size from two to four inches in diameter and is the largest grade. This is typically used

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