What kind of gravel should be used for a driveway?

Answer Building a gravel driveway is a common alternative to having one professionally paved for you. Gravel is readily available at home and garden shops, and constructing a driveway out of gravel is les... Read More »

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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 »

How much does driveway gravel cost?

The gravel for a driveway costs $.50 to $2 per square foot. For a 12x50 foot driveway, the total cost can range from $300 to $1,200 and for a quarter-mile driveway, the cost range is $10,000 to $40... Read More »