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Winter Sand

Posted on 02/20/2019 at 01:42 pmViewed 501 times

Gorham Sand and Gravel has winter sand which we produced specifically for the colder months for ice control. We usually begin during the end of October to early November as mother nature and demand dictates. We carry it until early spring as needed for the snow. We use clean, coarse sand screened to 3/8” minus and mix that with 20% rock salt by...

What's going on at GSG during the winter?

Posted on 01/30/2019 at 11:01 amViewed 532 times

What is going on at Gorham Sand and Gravel during the winter?                 Winter in Maine can be brutal; snow storms take out power-lines, below freezing temps that can last weeks, piles of snow making it difficult to even leave the house sometimes. Many companies that work primarily outside slow down during the wintery months. This...

Gravel or Stone, what's the difference?

Posted on 09/05/2018 at 02:51 pmViewed 929 times

Do you know the difference between gravel and stone? There seems to be a large misconception about the differences between these two products in particular. While they have similar uses, they are very different overall. Ordering the wrong product can be extremely frustrating, it takes up time, money and patience! Having a vague idea of what...

Hall School - Portland, Maine

Posted on 07/20/2018 at 01:27 pmViewed 1,160 times

Hall School in Portland, Maine. One of Gorham Sand & Gravel's largest crews have been working at the Hall School in Portland since the summer of 2017. On top of the work that was bid for the job this crew had to deal with traffic and humid Maine summers to get the job done, and they did it in a efficient and timely manner. First a storm water...

Portland Yacht

Posted on 06/25/2018 at 12:30 pmViewed 1,067 times

Gorham Sand and Gravel has been working at Portland Yacht on Commercial Street in Portland putting in a newer industrial boat lift.

Know Your Contractor

Posted on 05/30/2018 at 10:03 amViewed 945 times

Sure, you expect to pay a deposit to get your home improvement started but how much do you really need to pay? Quite often when we receive a call from a homeowner that is looking for us to fix another contractors mistakes or problems the conversation starts with the homeowner explaining that the original contractor already has most of the money...

What is Garden Blend Topsoil?

Posted on 05/21/2018 at 04:13 pmViewed 1,348 times

Our Garden Blend Topsoil is a mixture of 20% compost and 80% screened loam. This very specific mixture is the perfect balance of compost and topsoil, any more compost could potentially burn up seeds put in the product, any less compost would mean less fertilizer to aid in growth and prosperity of your plants. Our compost comes from Casella...

What Kind of Gravel do you Need for your Spring Project?

Posted on 05/01/2018 at 09:09 amViewed 1,316 times

Gravel has many uses, its purpose can alternate between providing a firm surface to support traffic or buildings and allowing surface water to drain through it while still performing its supporting role.  Whether you're trying to make a firm base in a driveway or for a majestic patio.  Gravel also comes in many sizes and types.  It can be...

We're Hiring!

Posted on 02/26/2016 at 08:32 amViewed 4,832 times

Are you ready? Spring is coming. We have a large workload. It is going to be a great year! We'd like you to be part of our team. We are adding positions in anticipation of an early Spring and a busy year. We are hiring a weighmaster for our Libby Pit In Sanford, Experienced Equipment operators, Dump truck drivers, Pipelayers, and construction...

Thomas Memorial Library

Posted on 01/20/2016 at 10:40 amViewed 4,870 times

Construction on the new Thomas Memorial Library began near the beginning of 2015. During the construction period, the library was temporarily located entirely in the portion of the current building that now houses the children’s library. This portion of the building will become a stand-alone building, separated from what is currently the rest...

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