Good Topsoil Vs Bad Topsoil
What to expect?
When it comes to buying from a Topsoil Suppliers near me or you, Whether your buying Topsoil in Essex or anywhere in the UK will determine the quality you will recieve. Essex is a high Clay based area therefore the Quality will never be as good as somewhere in the north of England where the Ground is sand based. Essex Clay or the South East clay in general can make the quality of topsoil products inconsistent. The only way for product guarantee is if you start buying specialist topsoil, however that's when things get pricey and there is not always the need to spend out on this.
Topsoil is screened through a huge machine which grades and extract impurities from 40mm down to 2mm. General Purpose Topsoil is usually sold at a grade of 8-10mm. It is important to ask which type grade of soil you are are being quoted for. Now, that sounds too easy doesn't it! Dependant on the quality of topsoil that is being put through the machine will determine the overall product. If The topsoil that is being screened has a high clay base with lots of impurities, the soil will come out with fragments of foreign bodies or anything that is small enough to get through the screens. its inevitable and sadly cannot be avoided.
This is where the expert advice from Go To Waste Management Ltd Comes in. One day we could choose a supplier to deliver you topsoil and it could be faultless and the same supplier could deliver a poor quality load the next day. This can be dependant on many things; when it was screened, whether its a low quality part of the pile, or if the topsoil that was screened is wet making it lumpy. Its a tough job. Our job is to remain a fantastic repute with our suppliers knowing who is consistent in their quality and who is not. It is also our job to ask for photos, explain the requirements of the customer and to ensure the soil is up to stand
The time of year has a crucial part to play in the quality of your delivery. If you are expecting a fluffy topsoil delivery in the heart of winter, the likelihood of us meeting your expectations is low. When topsoil is wet and taking into account essex is a clay based area, the topsoil can become sticky and turns to mud. No one wants to lay that in their garden or on their product so be mindful when planning your Topsoil project and set yourself up to win by choose a dry season. Should you need to order some in the winter months, let us help you source some barn stored topsoil, the price will be higher but definitely worth it when it comes to working with topsoil in the damp wet months.