Frequently Asked Questions
What is a ‘cubic yard’ and how do I decide how many I need to order?
A cubic yard is 27 cubic feet (3 x 3 x 3). That is appoximately 202 gallons.
In some cases, weight is very important as well. Depending on the product a cubic yard is anywhere from 1.15 to 1.35 tons. We have a calculator on our website where you can find a conversion table, and any of our experienced staff can assist you. Just give us a call at 910-803-0363.
How much mulch does a yard cover?
On our website, www.atlanticmulchstone.com we have a calculator that will help you with this or our team of consultants can assist you, just give us a call at 910-803-0363.
Do you deliver?
Yes, we have a dump trailer for smaller deliveries and our dump trucks depending on the product can take up to 18 yards of product to help you complete your project.
How much does delivery cost?
Costing depends on the delivery address and the amount of product ordered, any of our customer service representatives can assist you with pricing. Just give us a call at 910-803-0363.
Is there a minimum quantity for delivery?
We can deliver as small as 1 yard.
Do I need to be home when the delivery is made?
No, provided the area you need the product dumped is clearly marked.
What type of stone should I use for my driveway?
We offer a variety of stones for driveways; however we do not recommend the smaller 78 stones.
What kind of topsoil do you have?
Our topsoil is a patented engineered blend containing balanced nutrients conducive with premium growth. Our customers and landscapers have seen great results with their vegetable and flower gardens.
How do I convert tons to yards?
# of ton/1.15 – 1.35 depending on product, just give us a call at 910-803-0363 and our experienced customer service team can help you with the conversions.
What is the best rock for drainage?
We recommend 57 limestone.
What is the best type of mulch to use?
This is a personal preference as to color, all our mulch is triple shredded, we offer cypress, chocolate and black.
Can you dump the product in my driveway?
We can dump on your driveway however we recommend that our trucks not drive on concrete driveways. Our trucks fully loaded can weigh 80,000 pounds. A signed waiver will be required to dump on your concrete driveway.
What is the size difference between 57 and 78 stone?
57 stone is a larger stone – varying from ¾ to 1 ¼ inches, whereas the 78 stone is a much smaller stone (what we refer to as “pea gravel”). See our website for examples: www.atlanticmulchstone.com
What is the difference between granite, slate and limestone?
Granite is a harder stone. Slate is an angular cut stone and limestone more porous in nature.
What are your hours?
Monday – Friday 7:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Saturday 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Do you have play sand?
We have mortar sand and fill sand – we recommend mortar sand or a combination of both.
What is the best sand to put underneath our pool?
We recommend mortar sand as it is a finer, screened sand.
Do you have pine straw and how do I determine how much I need?
Yes we carry long leaf pine in large bales – each bale will cover approximately 40 – 50 square feet with the recommended 2-3 inches.
Do you carry bulk product?
Yes, we offer multiple products in 27 cubic ft bags, call ahead at 910-803-0363 to place your order and we will have them ready when you arrive.