How deep should the gravel be for a driveway?

Answer On One Hand: Make it Deep EnoughMake the gravel driveway deep enough so that the weed mat separating the bottom layer from the top gravel doesn't show. A depth of 2 inches is recommended, and 3 inc... Read More »

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How deep should the base be to build a gravel driveway?

A gravel driveway consists of varying sized gravel layered from largest to smallest size. Driveways with a thick base of 10 to 12 inches in depth will last for years to come.References:Ask The Buil... Read More »

How do I add gravel to a driveway?

Filling in HolesLocate all ruts and potholes in the driveway. Add large-size pieces of gravel into the hole or rut until it is halfway filled. Pour smaller-size pieces of gravel, half the size of t... Read More »

How do I lay gravel on a driveway?

Measure the DrivewayCalculate the square footage of the driveway by multiplying length times width. Multiply the total square footage by the thickness of gravel desired. Take this new total, and di... Read More »

How much gravel do i need for a driveway?

The amount of gravel required to build a driveway depends on two factors: the type of gravel you will you use and the size of your driveway. If the gravel is 1/4 of an inch to 1/2 of an inch, then ... Read More »