How Long Do Concrete Aggregates Last

What can we say about the durability of aggregate materials? How long do those massive Riprap rocks really last?   This is often the quintessential question for property owners because it figures into how often they would have to make replacements. That holds true for roofing, siding, plumbing, and almost any building materials; concrete aggregates … Read more

Riprap: What it Is and What it Does

If you’ve never heard of the term riprap before, you might be under the impression that it’s a sound effect and not a physical object. But we assure you that it is, in fact, very real. Riprap is a term that’s used to describe a collection of rocky material that is placed on the edges … Read more

Popular Uses for Rip Rap

Delta Aggregate is always on the lookout for ways to keep your home and business safe. This is especially important if you’re located near water.  Riprap is a fantastic product that will help to prevent water damage.  Read on to find out exactly what rip rap is, and why we love it so much! Riprap … Read more

Rip Rap: What It Is and How It’s Used

Despite the somewhat comedic nature of the name, we assure you that rip rap is not a fictional character from your children’s favorite television show. Far from it. The product in question that we’re discussing is a loose stone, usually made of limestone or granite, that’s sold in a variety of sizes to assist in a variety of projects, some of which we’ll be discussing throughout the duration of this article. 

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Rip Rap Stone Size Guide

Riprap is a manmade structure that’s built with piled-up rocks used as a lining or a retaining wall. This wall prevents the land from eroding due to the moving water. The stones used to form rip raps are extremely durable and can be used in many different ways. Since the stone is so versatile, determining the size you need may be a bit challenging. Here is a guide that will help you better understand rip rap stone sizing.

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Why Delta Aggregate?

Delta Aggregate wants to take a moment to remind you of the many ways you benefit from utilizing our property protection services. We specialize in using the highest quality rock materials to protect everything from shorelines to residential homes. Our base of operations is Immokalee, Florida, and there is no project that is too big or too small for us.

So, what does Delta Aggregate do?

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Rip Rap Landscaping Ideas for the Household

If you’ve been walking along the seashore, you might have noticed some of the impressive rock formations that are created by the natural process of erosion. Perhaps you’ve seen man-made rock formations that contain just as much beauty. And finally, you notice the grains of sand and pebbles that have found their way into your footwear. While that last one can be somewhat of an inconvenience, the formations you’re in awe of can be appropriated into landscaping designs to elevate the aesthetic of your home. 

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What are RipRap Boulders?

It’s likely that you have not heard of the incredibly effective erosion-resistant construction aggregate RipRap or RipRap Boulders. We know that this material doesn’t sound like something used in the construction industry, amongst others, but we promise it is. This incredible material with various uses and many names is worth considering if you need to protect something or build a barrier.

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