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Riprap and Erosion

July 14, 2020

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 Riprap and Erosion

How to Choose Between New Asphalt and Recycled Asphalt Millings

June 30, 2020

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 How to Choose Between New Asphalt and Recycled Asphalt Millings

Topsoil vs. Manure

June 2, 2020

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 Topsoil vs. Manure

4 Tips for Using Gravel

May 6, 2020

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 4 Tips for Using Gravel

Sand for Construction Sites and DIY Home Projects

April 8, 2020

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 Sand for Construction Sites and DIY Home Projects

Stone Aggregate for Every Project

March 11, 2020

High quality raw materials are essential to 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 Stone Aggregate for Every Project

6 Things You Need to Know Before Ordering Landscape Materials

February 20, 2020

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 6 Things You Need to Know Before Ordering Landscape Materials

Fill Dirt for Construction Sites and DIY Projects

January 30, 2020

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 Fill Dirt for Construction Sites and DIY Projects

Hurricane Safety and Site Preparation Tips

August 13, 2019

After the some brutal hurricanes in recent years, we are counting our lucky stars the Atlantic has been relatively quiet so far this year. While it’s tempting to breathe a sigh or relief, we are not in the clear quite yet. In fact, we are just now reaching the peak of the 2019 hurricane season. … Read more Hurricane Safety and Site Preparation Tips