Prevent Water Damage and Foundation Issues

2023-03-18 KK Ranch Stone & Gravel

Having proper drainage is crucial for maintaining a dry and mold-free home. If water accumulates in the basement, it not only poses an inconvenience and eyesore for homeowners, but it can also lead to wood decay and mold growth. The most effective method to eliminate unwanted standing water is to install French drains using slotted pipes, filter fabric, and gravel. In the past, French drains were installed without these components, causing the drain to eventually become clogged with sand and soil. By installing French drains correctly, you can eliminate standing water. The recommended approach is to use perforated drainage pipes that feature... Read The Rest
Using Lueders Stone from KK Ranch Stone & Gravel

2023-02-02Updated: 2023-03-18 KK Ranch Stone & Gravel

Building an outdoor fireplace can add warmth and ambiance to your back yard. One of the best materials to use for this type of project is Lueders Stone from KK Ranch Stone & Gravel. Lueders Limestone is a versatile and beautiful Texas limestone that is well known for its durability, slip resistance, and wide range of color choices.  Having an outdoor fireplace can provide many benefits, including: Warmth and ComfortAn outdoor fireplace is a great source of warmth and comfort, especially during cool evenings. It provides a cozy and inviting atmosphere for you and your guests to gather around. Increased Property ValueAn outdoor... Read The Rest
Create Beautiful Additional Usable Space

2022-06-28 KK Ranch Stone & Gravel

Your property can be a unique extension of your personality, even when it comes to the hardscape. Retaining walls are used to create a transition from one level of ground to another by holding back the dirt using stones or bricks. By cutting into a slope and allowing for level ground both above and below the wall, retaining walls increase the amount of flat, usable ground in a yard. Retaining walls in your front or backyard don't have to be mortared cinder blocks, for example. Using chopped stone as an alternative gives the yard more modern and contemporary look that's unmatched... Read The Rest
Practical Uses For This Versatile Rock

2022-01-19Updated: 2022-02-15 KK Ranch Stone & Gravel

Some people see pea gravel as simply small rocks, when in reality, it has numerous uses and is very visually appealing for home projects. Because pea gravel is formed by natural erosion it comes in natural colors such as browns, grays, and whites making it very versatile in its use and placement. Furthermore, since pea gravel is found near water, the erosion of the stones gives them unique ornamental shapes and decorative value.  In addition, pea gravel is inexpensive making it a desirable and decorative ground cover. KK Ranch Stone and Gravel has a large selection of gravel to meet your... Read The Rest
It's Firepit Season!

2021-11-22Updated: 2023-05-04 KK Ranch Stone & Gravel

Adding a firepit to your home creates a destination during the cool, winter months. Just because it's winter doesn't mean you can't still get out and enjoy your outdoor space. Firepits not only add value to your home; they create a place to congregate, entertain, and enjoy fellowship with friends and loved ones. Who doesn’t enjoy kicking your feet up after a long day and enjoying a beverage and a bite to eat by an open fire? Constructing your own firepit can seem like an arduous task; however, KK Ranch & Stone can guide you through the process. The Best Rock Products... Read The Rest
Curate Your Own Outdoor Escape

2021-07-14Updated: 2022-02-15 KK Ranch Stone & Gravel

Now that we’re in the thick of backyard barbecue and outdoor living season, KK Ranch and Stone knows how important it is to have your property in tip top shape. After all, you want the place where you’ll be spending the most amount of time to be the best it can be. At KK Ranch and Stone, we have all the sand, stone and gravel you need to turn your backyard into a sleek and sharp hangout zone.  One of our top selling products is our sand. Our Brown Brick Sand has multiple uses and can be used in many different... Read The Rest
Hardscaping with Aggregates

2021-01-29Updated: 2022-02-15 KK Ranch Stone & Gravel

Natural stones have been used for centuries in landscaping and construction. Cleburne contractors, homeowners, and landscapers know that KK Ranch Stone and Gravel supplies the highest quality of natural stones at competitive prices. KK Ranch is a family-owned aggregate supply store with over 18 plus stone choices and 17 plus years in business.    The experts at KK Ranch want to be a part of your next project. You can rely on us to provide information and inspiration. If you are thinking about improving your outdoor space, consider adding some natural stones to your landscape. Here are five ways you can use... Read The Rest
Transportation that suits your project needs 

2020-08-24Updated: 2022-02-15 KK Ranch Stone & Gravel

Let KK Ranch Stone & Gravel simplify your next project with our trucking services. We offer 6, 12, and 21 yards for delivery. Whether your delivery is large or small, we can find the perfect fit for your project’s needs with our fleet of Flatbeds, Tandem Trucks, and End Dumps.  You’ve made your purchase, now it's time to get your materials to your site. Let’s talk about your packing and delivery options. At KK Ranch Stone & Gravel, we make delivery easier for your landscaping projects with palletized and organized drops to your job site in sacks for a small DIY... Read The Rest
Fresh Layers of Road Base Gravel Every 1-2 Years

2020-08-01Updated: 2022-02-15 KK Ranch Stone & Gravel

A crushed limestone road base gravel driveway is a classic, low-maintenance, and inexpensive solution for many residents in rural areas. It matches almost every home and structure and is a pretty easy undertaking for the DIYer. Throughout Texas, crushed limestone road base gravel remains a perennially popular driveway material, not only for its aesthetics, but also for its relatively low cost in comparison with the alternatives. If you maintain your crushed limestone road base gravel driveway, you'll find it is a very reliable and effective material that can withstand the weight of heavy vehicles without being too rough small cars. While many homeowners... Read The Rest