Patuxent Companies celebrates over a quarter century in Anne Arundel County

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 and hauling operations throughout Maryland. Since 1990, Patuxent Materials,... Read More

Recycled asphalt benefits the Earth and your wallet

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 also seeing the benefits of reusing materials for construction projects,... Read More

Rain Tax, Rain Tax, go away! Why is Maryland making citizens foot the bill?

Has the recent mandated Maryland Rain Tax make you feel like a raining buckets of tears?       Rain Tax go Away! Those impervious surfaces, like your asphalt driveway, concrete pools and, of course, your roof, are all considered in this new Stormwater Rain Tax. Although many Maryland counties are fighting back, like the new Anne Arundel County Executive Laura Neuman,  who vetoed the decision of the State of Maryland legislators,  who basically... Read More

Hey DIY-ers…Want to do a paver patio? Here’s help 101!

Okay all you DIY-ers, you think endlessly of projects you can do around the house and yard, but you also want to save money.   And that new patio you’ve been dreaming about is something you think you can handle on your own.  Well,  I can tell you from first hand experience, that it’s not as easy as you might think. Sure the HGTV and DIY Network make it look so easy, heck, they can do it in 1/2 hour, right?  Well,  after humping wheel... Read More

Recycled salvaged homes? The Art of Deconstruction.

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 or screws. Next you’d put up the roof, with wood, nails, shingles... Read More

Autumn & Winter Gardening in Maryland

Gardening in the colder months may not hold the same appeal that it does in the spring or early summer, but there are a variety of options to make your garden look great in this unconventional season. Did you know that autumn is the best time to reseed and aerate your lawn and transplant trees? It’s best to do these in the fall for two reasons. One, the grass seedlings and newly planted trees will have the opportunity to grow in a milder climate,... Read More

New Trucks Arrive at Patuxent Materials

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 388 is Peterbilt’s traditional model for regional and heavy hauling... Read More

Recycling Construction and Demolition Materials

Recycled C&D Materials Construction and demolition (C&D) materials – those items left over at a construction, renovation or demolition site – typically include such materials as concrete, wood, drywall, asphalt shingles, asphalt pavement, metal and cardboard. These materials often comprise up 70 to 95 percent of the discarded material at a residential or commercial site. Historically, C&D materials have been seen as waste and treated... Read More

Welcome to the new Patuxent Companies Blog!

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 Materials, Inc. started with a small construction aggregate re-sale... Read More