Drain rock is uniform gravel that is used to help with drainage. Drainage gravel helps to ensure that water does not pool. It is often used as the first layer in a drainage system. One style of stone that builders and homeowners depend on is drain rock. Rather than its size or shape, drain rock is primarily identified by its purpose. Drain rock is a porous gravel material designed to manage the flow of water in a drain. A trusted gravel dealer will have the drain rock that you need to ensure your project comes together perfectly.
Gravel Has Many Purposes, Looks Great, and Is Inexpensive
Gravel is classified by particle size range and includes size classes from granule to boulder-sized fragments. Available in an almost infinite range of colors, textures, and sizes, gravel is in increasing demand for landscape projects because it looks good (and feels good underfoot), benefits the environment, and saves money.
Uses for Drain Rock
Gravel can be used for french drains, trenches, and garden areas landscaping and driveways. Drain rock gravel helps water to drain and can also help to control weeds in the garden. Driveway, walkway, and garden paths that are constructed with a layer of drain rock and topped off with some decorative river rock create a Sturdy path that holds up to the largest amount of rain. Gravel usage is increasing for all kinds of construction projects. The American Geological Institute also estimates that construction of a typical new house in the U.S. requires a hundred tons of natural aggregate (including gravel, sand, and crushed stone) for its foundation, driveway, and other features.
Gravel Is a Natural Solution For Water Problems
If puddles are the problem, gravel could be the answer. Unwanted water accumulation makes paths messy and slippery, turns beds and borders into waterlogged swamps, and drowns container plants. Fortunately, wise employment of gravel can make all of those problems go away. Drain rock is an easy solution that is natural. You never have to worry about replacing parts, or materials leeching in the ground with drain rock.
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