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    Limestone Screenings Question

    I need to fill in a couple of small low spots(2 inch deep) on my leveled surface where we had to pull up a root. I cannot keep re leveling the whole 24 x 15 area just because of small pits caused by roots and rocks or I will be digging to china all day long.

    My first thought was to use the limestone screening material I hear everyone talk about using to level with. I don't want to use it over the whole surface as my area is completely level other than these 2 inch x 2 foot areas, two of them that are mainly in the middle. If I were to fill in those two small areas with screening and compact them, what do you think? Would it wash out? I can get this at our local rock site but since I need a limited amount, can this be bought in bags at like home depot?
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    Re: Limestone Screenings Question

    Screenings would probably work well in that situation and should not wash. I have never seen them at Home Depot.
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    Re: Limestone Screenings Question

    Thanks, I will check around tommorow and go by the place here that sells sand and rock.
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    Re: Limestone Screenings Question

    I used screenings instead of sand for under my liner. The screenings will compact very well. 😎
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    Re: Limestone Screenings Question

    I am using Blue Metal Dust.... Its like crushed rock, but when it gets wet, it sets hard...... Not concrete hard, but very firm.... I'm Australian though and I'm not sure what is the US equivalent..... thank you google, its broken up blue stone........
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    Re: Limestone Screenings Question

    The equivalent is screenings laceygirl.
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    Re: Limestone Screenings Question

    I found #10 Sand, which is also known as #10 limestone, at the Rock Yard. I had 3 ton delivered and decided if it was too much I have a lot of other uses for it. I am adding on to the driveway so I used some as base. I hope to complete the leveling today if I don't tire out first.

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    Re: Limestone Screenings Question

    That will do the trick...
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