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7 Things You Need to Know Before Using Decorative Stone in Landscaping

September 15, 2021

A quick search on Pinterest is all you need to find endless inspiration for incorporating decorative stone in your next landscaping project. From garden beds to retaining walls to walkways, the possibilities are seemingly endless. While many of these project can be reasonable DIY projects, others will require help from professionals. Before You Start While … Read more

Concrete Answers for Your Project

August 10, 2021

Are you planning a project that requires concrete? We know there is a lot of planning and preparation that goes into every project. To save you a little time, here are answers to our two most frequently asked questions about ordering concrete mix. How Much Concrete Do I Need? Concrete mix is sold by volume … Read more

Riprap and Erosion

July 14, 2021

Riprap, shot rock, rock armor, or rubble. Rip rap has many names but it all refers to one material, loose stone. These large, loose stones or concrete chunks are used along shorelines, streambeds, abutments, embankments, pilings and other structures along shorelines and waterways. In all these uses, rip rap serves as an effective protective barrier … Read more

Topsoil vs. Manure

June 23, 2021

Not all landscape materials are created equal. At National Site Materials we strive to offer only the best site materials for our customers. Since choosing the right materials for the job is just as important as having high quality products, we have compiled some information to help you decide how to best use topsoil and … Read more

How to Choose Between New Asphalt and Recycled Asphalt Millings

June 9, 2021

Street repair, driveways and parking lots are just a few of the places you may use asphalt or asphalt millings. When compared to concrete, asphalt is more cost effect to install, easier to remove, less expensive to repair and easily resurfaced. With proper care and maintenance, asphalt pavement can last for decades. National Site Materials … Read more

4 Tips for Using Gravel

May 4, 2021

Gravel is a versatile material. From concrete fill to landscaping, it has multiple uses on construction sites, residential and commercial properties. Get the most out of your gravel by following a few simple tips. Put A Barrier Between Gravel And Soil If you are using gravel as an alternative to mulch for landscaping, apply a … Read more

Sand for Construction Sites and DIY Home Projects

April 14, 2021

National Site Materials can save you valuable time and money. Gone are the days of coordinating multiple vendors on every job site. By offering a diverse collection of site materials, we streamline your materials procurement process and eliminate headaches. Construction Site Sand Whether you need sand to level a job site, mix concrete or build … Read more

Stone Aggregate for Every Project

March 16, 2021

High quality raw materials are essential for creating a high quality product. At National Site Materials, we supply quality aggregate materials so you have the best building blocks for your job sites and projects. Construction Aggregate Materials like gravel, sand and crushed concrete are fundamentals at almost every construction site. For thousands of years, civilizations … Read more

6 Things You Need to Know Before Ordering Landscape Materials

February 10, 2021

Are you preparing for a major landscaping project? Considering choosing a different type of mulch this year? When it comes to lining your garden beds, there are a lot of options to choose from. We’ve compiled a few tips to help you pick the right product for you. When you are ready to place your … Read more

Fill Dirt for Construction Sites and DIY Projects

January 21, 2021

Fill dirt is often associated with leveling land or filling holes in the ground, but it has a wide range of uses. It is used for building runways, creating islands, overhauling landscaping and everything in between. Fill dirt is essential for countless construction and renovation projects. What is Fill Dirt Fill dirt is a natural, … Read more