Here at Sam Bostic Dirt and Gravel, our product line includes aggregates for heavy construction jobs to backyard projects in Ooltewah, TN. We supply gravel along with fill dirt, top soil, mulch, and sand. Our gravel trucks for hire are standing ready to deliver today.
What is Aggregate?
Aggregates are materials such as sand, gravel, or crushed stone. These materials can be used alone for decorative purposes or added to concrete and water for roads and other structures, grading, septic systems, tracking pads for job sites, and foundations for homes and buildings.
What is Gravel?
Gravel is made of tiny rock fragments found naturally in riverbeds and dry gulches but usually taken from blast sites. This product is used on roadways and mixed with concrete/cement, for decorative purposes, and for other commercial uses. There are many sizes: ¾ inch, ½ inch, oversize gravel, crushed gravel, and different colors.
What is Pea Gravel?
Pea Gravel is small river rock. It is finer and smaller than regular gravel. Its general purposes are for mixing with sand and cement or landscaping.
How much does a Cubic Yard of Gravel Weigh?
A cubic yard of gravel weighs approximately 2700-3000 pounds. One cubic yard equals 27 cubic feet.
How Much Gravel Will You Need?
We can help you with your calculations or you can use a material calculator. Provide the measurements of the area you are going to fill. Measure the length, width, and depth for a rectangle or square shaped area and measure the diameter and depth for a circular shaped area.
What is a Material Calculator?
A material calculator is an application that has been designed to estimate the quantity of aggregates needed for your job. There are many available online for free use. Our staff will gladly assist you; give us a phone call.