The Benefits of Bagged Aggregates | Avon Materials Supplies

The Benefits of Choosing Bagged Aggregates for Your Projects

When planning your next construction or landscaping project, and the logistics of receiving the aggregates you require, you’ll need to decide whether your aggregates should be delivered bagged or loose.

Both options offer distinct benefits, but if you’re leaning towards convenience, efficiency, and ease of use, bagged aggregates might be the right choice for you.

Here, we’ll dive into the advantages of opting for bagged aggregates, highlighting how they can simplify your project logistics and offer unexpected benefits.

Washed shingle in bulk bags
  • Space Efficiency: Space can be a luxury, especially in residential areas or on packed construction sites. Bagged aggregates steal the show in this instance, as a standard ‘builders bag’ occupies a defined and manageable footprint of just 90cm x 90cm x 90cm. This compact size makes it easier to tuck the bags away neatly, which is ideal for conserving space on smaller sites.
  • Easy Storage: Project timelines can fluctuate, and sometimes, not all materials are used in one go. Bagged aggregates offer a convenient solution for short-term storage. If your project is phased, or if you find yourself with surplus material, you can easily store these bags undercover or in an out-of-the-way location. This flexibility reduces the risk of material wastage or contamination and ensures your aggregates are protected from the elements until needed.
  • Reusability of Bags: An often overlooked advantage of bagged aggregates is the life of the bags beyond their initial purpose. Once emptied, these large, sturdy bags become an excellent resource for waste collection or storage of other materials. For instance, during a garden makeover, the bag that once held your aggregates can serve as an effective way to gather and dispose of green waste, adding an eco-friendly aspect to your project by reducing plastic usage.
  • Multiple Aggregates in One Delivery: Diversity in material requirements is common in construction and landscaping projects. You might need different types of aggregates, such as soil for a garden bed and type 1 for sub-bases. Bagged aggregates allow for the delivery of varied materials in a single trip. This not only helps with your logistics but also can lead to savings on delivery costs and reduces the carbon footprint associated with multiple deliveries.
Building sand in a bulk bag

Seamless Project Planning

Choosing bagged aggregates simplifies project planning and execution. The predictability of delivery and being able to position bags closer to where they are needed can help speed a project up. Moreover, the ability to phase out the use of materials according to project stages without worrying about contamination or mixing adds a layer of efficiency that loose aggregates might not offer.

Choosing AMS for your Bagged Aggregates

Opting for bagged aggregates brings a collection of benefits that make them an attractive choice for a wide range of projects.

If you’re ready to order a bagged aggregate or want to explore the full range, please visit our online store or call our friendly team on 01202 579579.

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