Crushed concrete has many uses, for both minor and major projects. It’s an affordable way to improve your property, from creating a small patio area to making a beautiful addition to your landscape. 

Typically made from recycled materials, crushed concrete is an environmentally friendly way to spruce up your property. 

Here are a few popular ways to use crushed concrete

Create a Path or Walkway

1An easy way to enhance your landscape is with a walkway or path. It allows for gentle curves, it can be as freeform and creative as you want. 

Aggregate and Drainage 

Crushed concrete is perfect for those wet areas in your yard. Just dig a trench where water accumulates on your property, lay some crushed concrete, then a PVC drainage pipe, some more concrete, then replace the soil. Problem solved. 

Raised Garden Beds

There are many benefits of a raised garden bed, improved soil, drainage, and germination, it also makes your landscape look amazing. And it’s easy, just frame out a space, spread crushed concrete so that it is about 2 or 3 inches evenly across the bed. Add mulch or top soil on top of the concrete, till just below the boarder, and then plant flowers or vegetables. 

“Raised beds are beneficial because the deep, loose soil helps roots develop more quickly. Strong roots means healthier leaves and fruit as well as fewer disease and pest problems,” HGTV.

If you are thinking about doing a project with crushed concrete or any type of rock, make it easier by having the material delivered, you also can save a few bucks!

happy-1060140_1920Happy Thanksgiving 

Thanksgiving is a time of festive spirit, mouth watering meals and renewing ties with family and friends. It’s a great time to take a break from the hustle and bustle of life and reflect on what we’re thankful for.

The family at Reliable Peat want to take this opportunity to thank all of our friends and clients for their support!