Patuxent Companies celebrates over a quarter century in Anne Arundel County

Patuxent Materials, Inc (PMI) new dump truck

Patuxent Companies celebrates over a quarter century in Anne Arundel County, Maryland. It started back in 1987, with a few used dump trucks and a dream (Flickr photos here). Patuxent Materials, Inc. started with a small construction aggregate re-sale yard and associated hauling operation has grown into a market leader in the local aggregate industry with multiple quarry, recycle... Read More

Recycled asphalt benefits the Earth and your wallet

recycled asphalt before and after

Recycled asphalt benefits the Earth and your wallet   Eco-Friendliness is everywhere, and for good reason.   Each year new innovations to reuse materials in a post-consumer way are staggering.  Over the past 15 years  Patuxent Materials, Inc has continued to seek ways to recycle post consumer materials, such as concrete and asphalt.   Local government municipalities are... Read More

What’s the difference between dirt and topsoil?

So many of our customers, both commercial and residential, ask the question, “What’s the difference between dirt and topsoil?”   Well, to be exact, there are differences between all types of dirt and topsoil, to complicate matters even more.  But let’s take a look further into what the differences are and what material would be best for any given project... Read More

Patuxent Roll-Off Supports MRE-Annapolis Tug of War

Tug of War

This year, Patuxent Roll-Off was proud to support the Maritime Republic of Eastport’s annual tug of war through the donation of a dumpster, in support of Special Olympics Maryland. Each year, residents of Eastport and residents of the City of Annapolis stage a tug of war over Spa Creek, the body of water that separates Eastport from the rest of the city. In fact, it is the largest... Read More

Patuxent Materials, Inc helps with Summertime landscaping: Mulch, Mulch, Mulch!

Crushed stone walkway and wood mulch planting beds- combining organic and inorganic mulches

                      Mulching vegetable gardens help to keep moisture in and keep the weeds out!         Patuxent Materials, Inc can help with summertime landscaping in one word: Mulch, Mulch, Mulch!   The dog days of summer bring scorching temperatures which can lead to plant and tree stress. After spending... Read More

How to install a rain garden and why it is important to the waterways.

Installing a rain garden

Have you thought about adding a rain garden to your yard or community, but weren’t sure what they do or how to install one?   Patuxent Materials has delivered materials to many Anne Arundel County area contractors and residents for the installation of rain gardens, including the Anne Arundel County Watersheds Academy sponsored rain gardens throughout Anne Arundel county. Installing... Read More

Recycled salvaged homes? The Art of Deconstruction.

The ultimate in ReUse- Deconstruction of a Home for ReUse

The ultimate in ReUse- Deconstruction of a Home for ReUse Recycled salvaged homes? What exactly does that mean and what is the Art of Deconstruction? Well, to put explain it easily. Think of building a standard home. What steps would you take to build it? First, you’d excavated for the basement or concrete slab, then you’d start framing the house with wood, using nails... Read More

Spring has Sprung in Maryland!

Riverjack Drybed installation for wet areas takes ugly to beautiful!

Spring has Sprung and after the much needed mild Winter in Maryland this year, we are all happy to see the flowers blooming, the Osprey returning and the construction businesses picking up speed.  Patuxent Materials’ Crofton Retail yard will be a great place to start, with bulk materials, grass seed and more for your Spring outdoor projects! Grey crushed stone driveway and... Read More

Maryland Hurricane Preparation and Clean-Up

sand bags

Hurricane season is winding down here on the East Coast, but the memory of Irene is still fresh in many minds. Here at Patuxent Companies, when we think of Hurricane Irene, we think sandbags and dumpsters. Before the hurricane hit, we were busy providing thousands of sandbags to municipalities, businesses, and residential customers in our area. Patuxent Companies has been listed... Read More

Meet the Patuxent Companies Dispatch Team

Dispatch Team

dispatch n. send someone or something to a destination or for a purpose. Here at Patuxent Companies, our Dispatch staff plays a crucial part in ensuring our customers receive the level of service they have come to expect. Yet while many of our customers have come to know our dispatchers over the years, few have had an opportunity to meet the faces behind the phones. And now, we... Read More