Note: If using under pavers or flagstone, it is usually best to have a base layer of fractured rock or road base. The sand will go on top of of the base layer for leveling.
- Screened sand for leveling beneath pavers
- Helps prevent shifting and breakage of pavers
- Bedding Sand for bedding pipes
- Screened to 3/16″
- Medium coarse
Approximate Weight per cubic yard (loose): 2,400 lbs (1.2 tons)
Depending on how tightly you compact it, compaction could require up to 20% – 30% more sand.
This product must be placed at 1″ depth MINIMUM.
Common uses: Compactable sand for use under pavers, flagstone, etc. It also works as bedding sand for pipes.
Common installation practices– This is a coarse sand screened 3/16″ minus down to fines. Typically a 1″ layer is used when going on top of road base and approximately a 2″ layer when going over gravel for paver patios.