Sand Uses

Sand
Sand is a contraction material widely used in the Northeast and is available from suppliers and trucking companies for a variety of uses. Construction Sand and Building Sand is usually supplied as Mason Sand, Concrete Sand, Fill Sand, Septic Sand, Filtering Sand, Utility Sand, White Mason Sand, Beach Sand and Bank Run Sand

• Beach Sand – Beach Sand is a fine sand.  It can be mixture of white, brown, beige, tan, and gray in color. Beach sand is used for patios, volley ball courts, sandboxes, playgrounds, and creating faux beaches

• Utility Sand – Utility Sand is a fine sand. It is usually a mixture of beige, tan, gray, brown, and white. It is used to backfill utility pipes such as water, gas, or  electric, and to back fill trenches

• Fine Utility Sand – Fine Utility Sand is an extra fine sand. Like utility sand it is used to backfill utility pipes such as water, gas, or electric, and to back fill trenches, but it is also used for horse arenas, and to fill sandbags.

• Concrete Sand – Concrete Sand is a coarse sand. It is mixture of beige, tan, gray, brown, and white. Concrete sand is used mainly for mixing with cement, but it may also be used in septic systems.

• Mason Sand – Mason Sand is a coarse sand. General mason sand is mixture of beige, tan, gray, brown, and some white in color, but there is specific White Mason Sand. Mason Sand is used for to mix with concrete & mortar for laying blocks, bricks and stone.

• White Mason Sand – White Mason Sand is a specific mason sand with specific job application. White Mason Sand is used to mix with concrete & mortar for laying white blocks and bricks to create a white mortar line

• Bank Run Sand – Bank Run Sand is a fine to coarse sand. Bank Run Sand is usually used to mix with concrete for fence posts, patios. It is mixture of beige, tan, and gold in color

Try our Sand Calculator to estimate how many cubic yards of sand you need for your coverage area

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