Clear Limestone

3/8″ Clear Limestone
3/4″ Clear Limestone

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Description

Clear limestone is free of fines, making it ideal in places where you need drainage. Because Clear Limestone does not compact, it ensures drainage through the stone bed.

Our limestones have fractured faces, preventing rolling or shifting once in place. Washed, scrubbed & rinsed to eliminate dust, Greely’s limestone is ideal in areas where workers are present, such as ditches or in tight waterproofing spots.

A clear, angular stone without any fines, Clear Limestone, is a versatile product that has widespread appeal among landscapers and contractors worldwide.

Homogenous in colour, limestone has a definite visual appeal that some other stones don’t have. These can add a design element to a landscaping project or a property design application.

Sizes Available:  Greely Sand & Gravel carries Clear Limestone in ¾” and 3/8” sizes. Order it by the bag (3 convenient sizes) or by the truckload!

Use our Clear Limestone for:

  • French drains
  • Pipe bedding
  • Foundation backfills
  • Retaining walls
  • Landscaping
  • Around window wells & weeping tile
  • Under concrete slabs
  • Under cement garage floors
  • Under floating decks
  • Between houses where grass won’t grow
  • Storage pads for sheds, outdoor equipment, firewood etc.

¾” Clear Limestone: Perfect for bedding or backfill, our ¾” Clear Limestone serves well in projects where equipment is used for placement.

3/8” Clear Limestone: Our 3/8” clear limestone meets specifications for pipe bedding and is ideal for projects where manual placement is required.

The Difference Between Clear Stone and Crushed Stone

Limestone is an aggregate composed of calcium carbonate. After it is mined, the stone is then crushed or cut to specific sizes where it can be used in various applications. It is important to choose the right product for your project.

Clear Stone is most commonly used in drainage situations such as around weeping tile, as a base for poured concrete or in window wells. Because it does not pack together, it offers built-in drainage. Clear stone is sometimes known as drainage stone.

Crushed stone, a mixture of stone dust and stone of various sizes, packs together nicely. Ideal for situations where you need it to pack together, crushed stone is the product you want for walkways & driveways, or anywhere you need a good, hard base.

What is Gravel?

Gravel is a term to describe a mix of stones or pebbles that have been worn smooth by water. It is not a specific type of rock.

Limestone, on the other hand, is a specific type of rock. While it can be found in gravel, limestone is often more jagged than most gravel stone.

Limestone is stable and long-lasting. So much so limestone was used to construct Egypt’s Great Pyramids!

Like nearly any product of the Earth, the rarer, the more expensive it is to buy. One of the most commonly available rocks on the planet and readily available in large quantities, limestone is exceptionally affordable.

Sizes Available:  Greely Sand & Gravel carries Clear Limestone in ¾” and 3/8” sizes. Order it by the bag (3 convenient sizes) or by the truckload!

Greely Sand & Gravel offers a variety of stone & gravel in an assortment of sizes for all your landscaping & hardscaping needs. Let us know your requirements, and we will assist you in selecting the right type of stone for your Ottawa property. Choose the stone you want, place an order, and we’ll deliver directly to your driveway in Ottawa!

1 cubic yard bag vs 1 cubic yard bulk

Is a cubic yard bag bigger than a cubic yard in bulk?  No, they are both are the same in volume at 27 cubic feet.  Check out our video!

Bag Delivery

How is a cubic yard bag delivered?

1 cubic yard = 27 cubic feet = 764 Liters = 2200-3000 lbs

1/2 cubic yard = 13.5 cubic feet = 382 Liters = 1100-1500 lbs

1/4 cubic yard = 6.75 cubic feet = 191 Liters = 550-750 lbs

Note: Greely’s cubic yard Gardening Bag holds 1 Full cubic yard of product, measuring 3′ x 3′ x 3′.  A Greely’s half cubic yard Gardening Bag holds a full half cubic yard of product, measuring 29″ x 29″ x 28″.  And Greely’s Quarter cubic yard Gardening Bag holds a full quarter cubic yard of product, measuring 24″ x 24″ x 20″. Please note that we only deliver physical goods to Ottawa and the surrounding area.

Have more questions about our Greely’s Gardening Bags?  Click here…

Greely’s Gardening Bag Return Policy

If you would like to have an unopened Greely’s Gardening Bag removed from your property, a charge of $139.50 (plus HST) will apply. We are only able to pick up a Greely’s Gardening Bag if it is accessible from the road and in good physical condition. Due to the nature of our products, we cannot offer a refund.

If the bag was placed on your property according to your delivery instructions, however you are not satisfied with the placement, we will gladly return to move the bag at a cost of $139.50 (plus HST).

If you are not satisfied with the product, you must call the office at 613.821.3003 or email us within 3 business days of the delivery date of the product.

Load Delivery

NO refunds or exchanges on load deliveries.

Please note: Due to road restrictions in the spring, large loads are subject to a second delivery charge.

Price includes delivery in the Ottawa area  (Central Kanata to central Orleans to Kemptville).

“Load Delivery” refers to a product being dumped loosely on to your driveway by a dump truck. Please note that split loads cannot be ordered online. If you’re interested in ordering a split load, please call us at 613.821.3003.

If you are not satisfied with the product, you must call the office at 613.821.3003 or email us within 3 business days of the delivery date of the product.

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