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Building Sand 2017-03-31T21:15:31+00:00

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Building Sand

Need to make some mortar to hold your construction project together? Want to make sure you get the best sand?

Esk Quarry deliver building sand for mortar to your site. Get in touch for a free quote, or give us a call on 01228 670311 to get one faster.

Building sand is finer and thus, much softer than other types of sand. Because of this, it’s perfect for making mortar which requires an adhesive consistency. Mortar is paste that’s used to bind brickwork and blocks together. It can also be used for filling gaps.  Building sand is used instead of other, coarser sands, to give mortar the smooth texture

Building sand is also referred to as fine sand or masonry sand.

When sourcing building sand to make mortar, it can be difficult choosing the right supplier. Typically suppliers, will have their own supplier of sand and aggregates. So you’ll not only pay the supplier, but also pay for them to use their supplier. They could get the sand from anywhere in the country. So as well as being more expensive because of middle men, it means your delivery will also be costlier. You’ll also have to wait longer to get your sand.

Fortunately, at Esk Quarry, the clue’s in our name. Being a quarry, we are able to source all of the sand we supply directly on site. This means that you only pay us for the sand you get, no middle men are involved. With Esk Quarry being a local company based in Faugh near Carlisle, Cumbria, it means you’ll save on delivery costs too. As well as being cheaper, our location means you won’t have to wait as long for your sand to get to you. And we even allow for sand collection so you can come and pick it up right away yourself.

Building sand from Esk Quarry is tested to ensure that it’s appropriate for common building jobs. So you can rest assured you’ll make the best mortar with the help of our sand.

We supply building sand throughout Cumbria, the North of England and South West Scotland.

To get your building sand from Esk Quarry, fill out our contact form. Or give us a call on 01228 670311 to get a faster quote.

Esk Quarry – Sand Supplier and Inert Waste Tip

Supplying Cumbria, South West Scotland and the North East

Our clients come from Carlisle, Brampton, Penrith, Longtown, the rest of Cumbria plus Gretna and Scotland and Newcastle, Morpeth and the North East. They benefit from extremely competitive sand prices because there is no middle man, they are dealing right with the quarry. If you would like a quote for sand or you have inert waste that you need to dispose of please contact us. We now supply concrete directly with our new concrete wagon and we deliver sand and aggregates via our fleet of grab wagons. We have plant hire and construction services available too.

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