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8 09, 2017

It Is with Great Sorrow That We Announce the Unexpected Passing of Harry Lutz

By | 2017-09-09T10:21:35+00:00 September 8th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

On Wednesday, September 6th, a loving wife lost her husband, two young children lost their father and we lost a valued member of our team. Harry will be greatly missed and remembered fondly. Harry joined Braen Supply in early 2013 as a regional salesman. He excelled at his career, driven by a natural competitive nature [...]

16 06, 2017

How Much Does a Truckload of Fill Dirt Cost?

By | 2017-06-30T09:51:16+00:00 June 16th, 2017|Blog, Fill Dirt|0 Comments

For many contractors working on construction projects, fill dirt is essential. The right type of dirt varies depending on the project, however when using fill dirt it's important to know how to choose and use it in order to enjoy all the benefits. As fill dirt experts, we'll help you determine how much a truckload of [...]

5 06, 2017

One Quarry Job Creates Nearly Five Others

By | 2017-06-05T10:18:52+00:00 June 5th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

As a family owned and operated business, Braen Stone believes in keeping customers informed with valuable information. This blog post by the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association explains the benefits of quarry jobs and the overall effect they have on the economy. The following post is an article by the National Stone, Sand & Gravel [...]

4 06, 2017

The Best Sand for Pavers According to Industry Experts

By | 2017-06-29T11:41:58+00:00 June 4th, 2017|Sand|0 Comments

The key to durable and long-lasting stone pavers lays in the sand used during the construction process. For best results, multiple types of sand should be used. This is because sand is used twice during installation, each time for different purposes. The best sand for pavers is dependent on it's role whether it's for bedding [...]

1 06, 2017

How Much Does Crushed Limestone Cost?

By | 2017-06-12T12:20:28+00:00 June 1st, 2017|Crushed Stone|0 Comments

If you're looking to begin a construction, landscaping or home-improvement project you've likely considered using crushed limestone. As one of the most versatile minerals available, limestone is extremely important for use in a wide range of applications. As you're planning out your project you've likely considered how much crushed limestone will cost. Crushed Limestone Uses [...]

25 05, 2017

Is Pea Gravel Safe for Dogs?

By | 2017-06-14T10:40:46+00:00 May 25th, 2017|Pea Gravel|0 Comments

While you may love your pup, you may not love the havoc that he can wreak on your yard. Many homeowners have experienced the disasters that occur when their dogs wear down patches of grass, dig holes, create soil acidity problems after frequently doing their business in the same spots and other similar issues. To remedy problems [...]

22 05, 2017

Gravel Driveways: How to Get Started

By | 2017-05-22T14:44:59+00:00 May 22nd, 2017|Gravel|0 Comments

If you've been thinking about installing a gravel driveway, you may be wondering if you can pull it off on your own, and what exactly is involved in this process. While a very skilled do-it-yourselfer may be able to handle this project, it's crucial to understand the steps that are involved before getting your hands [...]

22 05, 2017

Asphalt vs. Concrete: Which is Better?

By | 2017-05-22T12:50:19+00:00 May 22nd, 2017|Asphalt|0 Comments

When it comes to hard surfaces for driveways and other similar applications you generally have two choices: asphalt or concrete. Although both types of materials create similar surfaces, there are some key differences that need to be considered before making a final decision on what to work with. Some of the considerations you have to take [...]

22 05, 2017

Why Do I Need Crushed Stone Under Concrete?

By | 2017-05-22T12:19:13+00:00 May 22nd, 2017|Crushed Stone|0 Comments

When working with concrete slabs, it's important to take the appropriate steps to ensure that it lasts for many years to come. In order to get the most use out of your concrete slabs, you need to add a layer of crushed stone beneath it first. Placing crushed stone under concrete serves several purposes and [...]

22 05, 2017

How Much Crushed Stone Do I Need For My Driveway?

By | 2017-05-22T11:16:05+00:00 May 22nd, 2017|Crushed Stone|0 Comments

Crushed stone is an excellent material to use for driveway applications. When the stone is crushed, it has rough edges and surfaces that create friction when a vehicle is driven over it, making it one of the ideal materials for driveways. In addition, crushed stone driveways are natural and rustic in appearance, and come at [...]