There are a number of uses for wheel stops. Chances are, you’ve already used them before, and you just didn’t know they are called by that name. Wheel stops can prevent damages to some properties like stalls, street fixtures, and many others. They can also prevent damage to your vehicles, as well as to the other vehicles.
Wheel stops can be used to protect your front yard, especially if you’re very near to the streets. As with bollards, wheel stops can also be used to prevent vehicles from accessing a particular area temporarily.
The links below will take you to data sheet and manufacturer’s specifications for the various products we use.
Wheel Stop FAQ’s
What kind of cement mix is used for extruded curbing? How is this different from other cements?
Extruded curbing is placed using a unique mix which is drier than other concrete mixes. It will cure faster and the finishing process can be completed sooner.
How is extruded curb placed?
Extruded curbing is placed using a curbing machine and then finished by hand.
How much does it cost?
Factor that affect the cost of an extruded curbing job are: (1) Amount of removal/excavation to complete (2) Total lineal feet to place (3) Total number of locations and (4) Mold/uniqueness of the mold/shape.
Does curbing require a sub-base?
Yes, extruded curbing should be placed on a solid base, either asphalt or concrete. It should not be placed directly on top of dirt.
What should be done about root damage?
If roots are causing the curb to bulge upward, it is necessary to remove the curb, sub-base and the roots. Extruded curbing should not be replaced without removing the roots.
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