Construction Terminology

Screened Gravel

Small water-worn or pounded stones that are passed through a mesh screen to remove any debris in order to maintain a high quality substance.

Screened Loam

Loam is a fertile topsoil made up of sand, silt, and clay.  It is a balanced mixture of up to 50% sand, up to 50% silt and up to 20% clay.  Various ranges within these standards can represent sandy loam, clay loam, silty loam, and other mixture names depending on the percentages in... Read More

Screened Sand

This loose granular substance can be screened to remove any debris that is present in order to provide a higher quality sand.

Stone Dust

The byproduct of crushing ledge that is commonly used in landscaping; under and between pavers.