The rock screenings is the rock dust left over after the gravel is washed. Because the screenings are a rock product, it tends to be more coarse than sand. Screenings do pack down over time. It is frequently used as the base for pavers or fieldstone. It comes in both the gray or darker bluish-gray color.
$40/ cubic yard $25/ half cubic yard
Coverage: One cubic yard of screenings covers an area 9 x 12 three inches deep.
(See the Materials Calculator on the side to find out how much you need)
Weight: 1 cubic yard of screenings weighs approximately 2,500 pounds.
Most standard pick-up trucks (ex. F150) or single axle 5x8 trailer can hold 1 yard because of the weight.
- Base for pavers or fieldstone
- Dog kennels
The Screening should not be used as a base for above ground pools because the product may have sharp edges and puncture the liner.
When using as a leveling agent for things like pavers, you should not use more than one inch. Using more than one inch could cause the pavers to shift when pressure is applied.