Soil stabilization comes in many forms, shapes, sizes — and most importantly for you, costs.

When searching for the proper ground stabilization support system, you want something that is affordable, sustainable, and won’t have a negative impact on the environment.

This helps you save money, reduce your carbon footprint, and experience the structural integrity you are searching for in your construction, landscaping, or other project.

In this blog, we’re going to be taking a look at a few of the most common soil stabilization techniques out there, most of which are applicable to roadside construction and things of that nature.

Keep reading to learn more and contact B8 Ventures to discover a world-class permeable ground stabilization method that will save you time, money, and hassle.

Mechanical Stabilization

One of the most common, well-known, and labor-intensive forms of soil stabilization is known as “mechanical” stabilization. These types of solutions aim to physically change the soil’s property from loose to dense in order to mitigate erosion and other related problems. This is done through a process known as dynamic compaction, which quite literally drops the hammer — or another heavy item — onto the soil over and over. This tends to create a uniform, packed surface to help with stability and construction.

Chemical Stabilization

While mechanical stabilization methods essentially rely on brute force in order to provide reinforcement and a nice, neat surface, less exhaustive chemical methods can also be implemented. Through this technique, some sort of substance or material is added to the soil in order to change its physical properties. Common chemical synthetics which are added for stabilization can include cement, lime, fly ash, and kiln dust.

Polymer Stabilization

Have you ever added a layer to your garage or kitchen floors? If you have, then you’ll likely get the gist of this next technique fairly easily.

Much like adding an epoxy coating to your floor, a polymer stabilization method can also help improve the ground stability where you need it most. As technology continues to advance, companies are starting to find new ways to add polymer coatings in order to help with soil stability.

However, with each of these three methods there are questions which beg to be answered:

  • Are these solutions sustainable?
  • Are these techniques easy to do yourself?
  • Are these methods environmentally friendly?

While one method may be able to answer one of those questions at a time, wouldn’t you rather have a permeable ground stabilization solution which checks all of the boxes? If so, then keep reading to learn about the Ecoraster.

Permeable Ground Stabilization

The Ecoraster line of products provides world-class, cost-effective, and environmentally friendly solutions to the problem of ground stabilization.

What’s more, these ground stabilization units are easy and quick to install, are made from 100 percent recycled materials, and are built to withstand even the harshest of environments.

Through the use of eco-friendly materials, Ecoraster erosion control matting creates an all-important level of stability to the ground’s sub-base, meaning you never have to worry about erosion or instability.

Plus, the geogrid system allows for maximum permeability, meaning the ground still receives all of the moisture and nutrients it needs in order to thrive.

This is ground stabilization for the modern era. Contact B8 Ventures to get started today.