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When it comes to buying aggregate it can be a confusing world to navigate, there are multiple different types of aggregate out there. All varying in shape, size, colour and most importantly price. Anyone looking to improve their home will be looking to work towards a tight budget. Spending the time to research the aggregate that is out there will save you time and money in the long run. This blog will give you an over of the main types of Red Granite Aggregate that we offer here at Cloburn. To keep control of the cost when buying bulk aggregates for your project we are proud to have our great Aggregate Calculator that helps potential, current and future customers up to date with the exact cost of their aggregate.

What are the main types of aggregate that we stock?

We are one of Europe’s leading granite aggregate providers and the home of the famous Lanark red granite. Known for our amazing quality and diverse sizes we are certain that you will be pleased by the aggregate that we offer. Below is an overview of some of the main types of aggregate.

20mm Red Aggregate

This is one of the most popular sizes of red granite aggregate out there – It is a premium deep red product that looks great during rain and even better when wet. Sourced from our quarry here in Lanarkshire, quality is top of the list for us and each bag goes through stringent quality control checks.

14mm Red Granite

Suitable for a range of pathways, driveways and garden paths this type of aggregate is used by multiple domestic and commercial clients. We are able to ship bulk bags of aggregate across the UK and provide red granite aggregate to people across Europe.

The two types of red granite above are commonly used by golf courses for decorative pathways in between holes. For projects like this that require large amounts of aggregate, we offer a range of delivery methods such as bulk bags direct to the premises and also tippers that can be a big advantage for those seeking large quantities of aggregate.

Why should you buy bulk aggregates?

Buying aggregate in bulk will mean that you are able to save a lot of money through benefiting on the discount that is applied when you buy more bags. In addition to this, having more aggregate than you think you need is great for any extra projects that may crop up further down the line. One thing that you should think about when buying bulk aggregate is to make sure that the aggregate you are buying is the one that you are sure you want. Here at Cloburn, we are pleased to offer samples to potential customers so that you can check the aggregate to make sure it is the right fit for what you are after. This will prevent you from ordering bulk aggregate only to realise it is not what you were after.

Some other ways to save money whilst doing your DIY project

One of the best ways to save money on your home improvement project is to plan. Planning your time, budget and treating the project as a work task will definitely help. One of the big issues with home improvement projects is that they can easily spiral out of control from a cost point of view. Using Google sheets or excel to calculate the potential cost for your project will prevent you from having unexpected costs. In addition to this, creating a work calendar so that you know when different work will be done is vital to ensure that the proposed deadline for a project is hit.

If you have any questions please get in touch with a member of the Cloburn team.