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

September 17, 2020

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

Concrete Answers for Your Project

August 13, 2020

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 Concrete Answers for Your Project

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

National Site Materials is NOW Hiring!

May 19, 2020

National Site Materials remains open as an essential service to serve our communities delivering aggregate supplies directly to customers. National Site Materials ┬áis looking for individuals who can thrive in a fast-paced office environment that involves working with subcontractors around the United Sates. Our fulfillment centers are technologically advanced where our associates bring National Site … Read more National Site Materials is NOW Hiring!

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

Compost to Reduce Food and Yard Waste #RecycleGuide

April 1, 2020

Grass clippings, food scraps and dried leaves make up 20 to 30 percent of waste. Instead of throwing away organic materials like these, try composting instead! Composting is a natural process of recycling that turns organic materials such as leaves and vegetable scraps into a dark, rich soil amendment. Composting is a fairly easy process. … Read more Compost to Reduce Food and Yard Waste #RecycleGuide

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