What is the difference between gravel and crushed stone?

Countless projects will call for the application of Gravel or Crushed Stone. Whether for driveways,
landscaping or parks, you will have seen Gravel or Crushed Stone used many times before. But with both
products being similar, it can be hard to tell the difference between the two, which is why Gold Coast
Sandstone Experts, Sandstone World have decided to make things clear once and for all. With many
years of Industry Experience, Sandstone World is leaders in Sandstone Products (including Quality
Helidon Sandstone) and their application, including bricks, seats, blocks, pavers and tiles. In the
following, we will discuss the difference between Gravel and Crushed Stone as well as their uses.
Contact Sandstone World Gold Coast today at 0431 285 425

Crushed Stone

Crushed stone is an extremely popular material for residential products such as landscaping and
driveways. Unlikely Crushed Gravel, Crushed Stone is man-made and is a combination of natural stone
including tap rock, granite and limestone. It is crushed to achieve the jagged edge aesthetic of gravel.
Parts of its appeal for homeowners is its versatility as far as different sizes, colours and more which can
help achieve their desired aesthetic or style. Due to it having a combination of different materials, it can
be considered more aesthetically pleasing to some because it doesn’t simply have a uniform tone or
colour. It may be slightly more expensive then Crushed Gravel but is generally considered a more
economical alternative to other products like a concrete driveway. Price the price difference usually
comes down to homeowners’ choice in the size, colours and amount needed.

Crushed Gravel

Like Crushed Stone, Crushed Gravel is a very popular rock-based material. It is naturally made and is
formed from large rocks which have eroded over time, creating smaller rocks. One of the differences it
has from Crushed Stone is that it is typically smoother and rounder due to its long-term erosion.
Crushed Gravel is usually made up of a combination of gravel and stone dust, also available in various
colours and sizes. It is popular for driveways and landscaping, but it’s also lighter which makes it popular
for construction sites too. It is typically the more affordable option for both commercial and residential
projects but may be more difficult to achieve the desired style or aesthetic, with Crushed Stone being
the more versatile in that regard.

 gravel and crushed stone

Contact Sandstone World Queensland for Affordable Crushed Stone,Crushed Gravel, Sandstone and More

Sandstone World is Queensland’s most trusted suppliers of landscaping materials including:
? Sandstone Rocks
? Sandstone Blocks
? Sandstone Boulders
? Decorative Pebbles/Gravels
? Sandstone Slabs

? Quality Helidon Sandstone
? Garden Edging Bricks
? Letterboxes/Mailboxes
? Tiles
? Pavers
? Wall Cladding
? Stepping-Stones
? House Bricks
? Sculptures
? Bench Seats
? And Much More

Our friendly experts can help you achieve your desired result whether it be for landscaping, your
driveway, your back porch and much more.

Contact Sandstone World Gold Coast today at 0431 285 425 or through our online form to get an
Instant Quote.

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