FAQ's

Question: What rock do I use for a new driveway?

3/4" or 1" roadbase are great from your Colorado gravel suppliers. They compact down so it doesn't all get plowed up in the winter when snow is being removed. A good base to start is 4" thick. You can always also consider a concrete or asphalt driveway too.

Question: What rock do I use for an existing driveway?

1" screen or pea rock will work if your driveway doesn't get plowed. If you plan on plowing your driveway, you'll need 3/4" roadbase, 1" roadbase or recycled asphalt from your Colorado gravel supplier, which all compact and won't get removed with the snow when plowed.

Question: How do I fill a pothole in my driveway?

1" roadbase from a Colorado aspalt supplier is perfect for potholes.

Question: What rock do I use for a foundation under a concrete slab?

1" Screen or Pea Rock from a Colorado concrete supplier. Plan for approximately a 2" layer of rock under your slab.

Question: What rock do I use for a Leech field?

Leech field spec material is 1 1/2" washed rock. For a septic field, concrete sand is spec for that project.

Question: What rock do I use for a plumbing drain?

1" Screen or 1 1/2" washed rock from a Colorado gravel supplier.

Question: What do I use for a french drain?

3/4" washed rock or 1" screen is perfect for this task from a Colorado gravel supplier.

Question: What rock do I use for pipe bedding?

1" Screen.