What is it? Decorative stones are your ideal go-to landscaping rocks that can be used on driveways, as ground cover, mulch, or as an elegant accent anywhere around your house. Decorative Stones will require being washed off after spreading or be rained on in order to wash off any any unwanted residue.
How is it made? As the name implies river rocks come from bodies of water where tidal motion caused enough friction between sand and stones to smooth them out. Other decorative stones may contain high levels of minerals that over time crystalize thus giving them a very unique look.
Is the size accurate? Crushed stone screens have a square pattern to them. If the crushed stone is smaller than the screen size in one direction then it will fit through the screen. For example. If 3/4″ crushed stone is being made and a piece of crushed stone is smaller than 3/4″ in any direction, as well as larger than 3/4″ in any direction, it will fit through the screen.
How to choose the right size? Some applications will require specific size crushed stone to be used. Other applications are more personal preference. If a crushed stone is located under general uses below in more than one section, then it is either specific to design plans or personal preference. When it comes to personal preference there are few factors that go into choosing the right crushed stone. The look of the of the crushed stone, the use of the crushed stone and the work involved to spread and maintain the crushed stone. Smaller crushed stone is easier to shovel and spread out, but is subject to being disturbed more easily. As where larger crushed stone will be harder to shovel and spread out, but will not be disturbed as easily. Disturbed crushed stone may need to be spread back out from time to time.
Driveways, pathways and patios
Orders under 5 yards have an under the minimum fee included in the delivered price. Our decorative stones pricing information can be found here.
3/4" Lavendar Crushed Stone
3/4" Pennsylvania Red Crushed Stone
3/4" New England River Stone
3/4" Crushed White Stone
1-2" River Rock
2-4" River Rock
Ideally we look for a minimum of two car length long(approx 35′), by 14′ wide and no overhead obstructions within in 20′ of the ground in the dump area. This allows the truck to back up to the dump area, put dump body up and pull forward to get entire delivery out.
If you do not meet these requirements you need to let us know the measurements you do have at time of placing the order.
Dump area location– We deliver products in driveways only, unless an “Off The Driveway Waiver” has been agreed to while you placed your online order. If you have not selected “Off the Driveway” and need to, or you are ordering by phone then you must fill out our waiver here. If you select, or already selected “Off the Driveway” Option during the Order Process, you do NOT need to fill out this form.
Some addresses may be subject to an additional delivery fee based on exact location. Delivery fees are calculated based on exact quantity of material(s) purchased and your delivery location. We offer split load trucks, so ordering more than one product at a time may save you on delivery fees! Please contact us for a quote.
Same or next day delivery may be available but typically we can complete the delivery within a 3 day window. This depends on how many orders are ahead of you, location, weather conditions, and so forth.
Unable to Deliver – Any order that shows up at the delivery address and can’t be delivered for any reason will be charged an $80 non-delivery fee, plus any out of zone fees.
Cancelled orders – Any order paid with a credit card and cancelled after card has been processed or can’t be delivered for any reason is subject to a 6% fee of the amount ordered.
Delivery Towns – We will do our best to get our product(s) to you on time. Our main towns are listed below. Don’t see it? “Not a problem! Fill out our Get a quote form and we will send back a formal quote/order approval email, or we will email you back with any questions, comments or concerns.
Andover, Billerica, Burlington, Dracut, Lawrence, Lexington, Lowell, Lynnfield, Malden, Medford, Melrose, Methuen, Middleton, North Andover, North Reading, Peabody, Reading, Saugus, Stoneham, Tewksbury, Wakefield, Wilmington, Winchester, Woburn
Don’t see your town? No worries as we deliver to many other towns in the Boston region!
Same and next day delivery may be available, but typically we can complete the delivery within three day window. We recommend getting orders delivered as early in the week as possible, as our busiest days are Thursday through Saturday. Anyone needing material for the morning of should get delivery day before to assure product is on site for time needed to be used. This depends on how many orders are ahead of you, weather conditions, traffic/accidents and so forth.
1-2" River Rock
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