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

New Trucks Arrive at Patuxent Materials

Patuxent Materials Truck

The State of Maryland has introduced a number of laws and regulations designed to reduce vehicle emissions and protect the environment. Here at Patuxent Materials, we’ve made a commitment not just to staying in compliance, but to maintaining a modern and efficient vehicle fleet. To this end, we were excited to take delivery of a new fleet of 15 Peterbilt model 388 trucks. The... Read More

Which weighs more, a ton of feathers or a ton of stones?

Feather and Stone

Odds are, you’ve heard this very popular “trick question” once or twice. If you have, you know the answer is “neither – they both weigh a ton.” But what would you say if we changed the question and instead asked “which weighs more, a cubic yard of feathers or a cubic yard of stones?” The answer in this case? A cubic yard of stones weighs more. Here at Patuxent Materials,... Read More

Welcome to the new Patuxent Companies Blog!

Roll Off

Welcome to the Patuxent Companies blog! Patuxent Companies has been providing customers with the diversity of services needed in today’s construction and home improvement projects since 1987. For over 25 years, Patuxent Materials, Inc. has been serving the aggregate delivery needs of contractors throughout the Baltimore Washington Metropolitan area. Established in 1987, Patuxent... Read More