Landscaping Assistance: Importance of Driveway Installation And Cleanup

Written by Builders Sand & Gravel Inc. on . Posted in Blog

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In order for your home to look its best, you need to make sure that every single aspect of both your exterior and interior are up to your standards. A great looking home can still look tacky if the lawn is not properly cared for or a driveway is covered in dirt. Replacing an old and broken down driveway can give your home a much needed boost in appearance and even increase value. 

A properly installed driveway can last up to 10 years as long as you’re staying on top of regular upkeep and maintenance. Using crushed gravel materials is a great way to achieve a quality, sufficient, and nice-looking driveway. As long as you know how to place the gravel and focus on cleaning up properly, you should have a great new driveway in a fairly short amount of time. 

For instance, when installing a gravel driveway, it’s best to use three sizes of crushed gravel: the bottom layer of gravel should consist of around four inches of rocks (about the size of a baseball); the middle layer should be closer to three inches (or golf ball-size rocks); and the top layer of gravel should also be four inches of much smaller crushed rocks (think marble-size). 

When performing a driveway installation project, though it’s best to consult with experienced professionals throughout the entire process, it’s extremely important to do at the end of your project. During cleanup, there are all kinds of heavy materials that need to be taken care of right away. Not only will these materials look terrible on your property just lying around, they could also cause some health concerns if any toxic chemicals or an excessive amount of dust clouds form around the home. That’s where concrete removal comes in. 

Concrete hauling services are great for thoroughly cleaning a property after a major driveway or hardscape installation project. Simply contact a skilled concrete removal service, give them your address and information, and they’ll arrive at your home with dump trucks and other vehicles to quickly and efficiently clean your property and get your driveway and yard back to looking great. 

If you want to learn more about concrete removal or have other landscaping materials sent to your home like construction sand and topsoil delivery, give Builders Sand and Gravel Inc. a call today.