gravel strip

gravel stop, gravel strip, slag strip

gravel stop
A flange, usually of a metal strip, used to prevent gravel or loose surfacing from washing off a roof; may also provide a finished edge for built-up roofing.
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Consider trimming vegetation back away from the building exterior and installing a three-foot gravel strip between plantings and the building exterior to obstruct crawling pests from reaching the walls and entrances.
The rickety bush plane came in for a smooth landing along the rough gravel strip left over from WWII.
If possible, add a 2-foot gravel strip between your bushes and your walls as this deters rodents who use shrubbery to cover their movements around your building.
The pair were attempting a runway turnback to a gravel strip in Alaska.
Geologist Radek Mikulas, from the AV's Geological Institute, found the engraved sign by accident when he was searching for the actual age and state of the old oak trunks that were lifted near Celakovice during sand and gravel strip mining.
A 1m gravel strip would be installed around the internal perimeter of the fencing.
Frame the lawn Mowing and edging near the deck was difficult, so the couple added an 18-inch-wide gravel strip between the deck and the lawn.
Besides trimming vegetation near the building, installing a 3-foot gravel strip (made of quarter-inch pebbles) around the entire perimeter of the facility helps deter a variety of pests in different ways.
Consider installing a 30"-wide gravel strip around the immediate exterior of the building to deter pests; gravel is tough for crawling insects to navigate and makes rodents feel vulnerable (they prefer dark, protected spaces).
A gravel strip at the base of a wall will prevent it becoming soiled by mud splash.
At other times, especially during the day, it can be quite sedate inside, and in the summer there's picnic benches outside on a gravel strip.