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Old 10-16-2013, 05:08 PM   #1
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crushed stone at gable ends of house


I am planning on adding crushed stone around the gable end of my house. The roof has basically no overhang on the end and water hits the ground and causes mud to splash up. What size stone should be used for this, and how to I go about getting the grading right? Also, where the rock meets the grass should I install some sort of edging? Thanks in advance!

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Got some pictures.
If you raised the grade and grew grass there, there should be little splash back.
If you add stone you should also add a French drain or it may effect the foundation.

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Hope these help. The yard has a gentle slope from back to front (right to left in the pictures)
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