Aggregates are commonly used for drainage applications in septic fields, retaining walls and roadsides. They also help to make up the base material in the construction of roads, sidewalks, curbs, foundations, parking lots, driveway, shorelines and railroads. Both coarse and fine aggregates are designed for use in asphalt and concrete mixes and a wide variety of construction materials.
With quarries located throughout the Kawarthas, we offer economical supply and delivery of a wide range of aggregate products including limestone screenings, A gravel, salt and pepper stone, red granite, filter sand, screened topsoil, brick sand and more.
Q: What’s the best product for my cottage driveway?
A: 3/4" crushed limestone works great for cottage laneways.
Q: What should I use underneath interlocking stones?
A: Limestone screenings.
Q: Is there a special sand for beaches and sandboxes?
A: We carry beach sand and a brick sand – both are great for little hands.
Q: What product is ideal for pathways?
A: A pea stone, or any other smaller diameter stone works best for pathways, because it won’t track.
Q: How is triple-mix different than topsoil?
A: Triple mix is a mixture of topsoil, peat and manure.
Q: What materials/product should be used for backfill against my new cottage foundation?
A: A 3/4" washed stone is needed for filling around the footings and partially up the foundation wall, and then sandfill.