As the construction industry advances, one of the biggest challenges is looking for ways to save money while creating high-quality results. This is especially true regarding landscaping projects, where soil stabilization and dust control are crucial. Soil polymers bring hope to remedy some of the costly parts of a construction job.
While intricate landscaping can add an aesthetic appeal to any construction project, it can also lead to high costs. Soil polymers have been developed to help contractors save money, time, and resources. In this blog post, we'll explore using soil polymers for landscaping and how they can help contractors reduce costs.
What are Soil Polymers?
Soil polymers are water-soluble compounds that are added to soil to improve its physical properties. Soil polymer can increase durability and water solubility and strengthen the soil.
How do they work?
Polymers bind dust particles together, which can help control erosion and reduce dust on construction projects.
Cost-saving Benefits of Soil Polymers
Soil polymers can help construction companies save money in various ways throughout the lifetime of a project. Here are some of the top cost-saving benefits of soil polymers.
Reduced Water Consumption
Water costs can be a significant budget item for construction projects, especially in dry or desert climates. Soil polymers can help to reduce this cost because they retain water, reducing the water necessary to grow healthy plants and vegetation.
Additionally, instead of relying on costly irrigation systems, landscape projects using soil polymers may not require the additional systems and added cost they bring.
Better Soil Quality
New plants thrive in nutrient-rich soils. But soil that isn't absorbing water can't provide the nutrients necessary for healthy growth. Soil polymers help by increasing water solubility and reducing erosion in soil used to grow vegetation.
Soil polymer products can be especially beneficial for slope stabilization projects, which are more susceptible to soil erosion. Using soil polymers, construction companies can ensure their plants and vegetation remain verdant, reducing the need for costly replacement or unnecessary maintenance.
The Future with Soil Polymers
Landscaping is often the finishing touch to a construction project, and soil polymers can help you save money while planting beautiful flowers, trees, and shrubs on your site. By reducing soil erosion and water consumption, soil polymers can help ensure the vegetation you plant stays vibrant for years to come.
Environmental Products & Applications, Inc. can help save you time, and money and provide peace of mind on your construction site. Contact us to learn how Envirotac polymer dust control products can help reduce the costly problems caused by ineffective erosion control.