Unscreened Topsoil is used primarily on job sites where equipment can work and spread the material. Generally, Unscreened Topsoil will have more chunks of material, with occasional organic matter like roots.
Clay is a High PI material, used primarily for things such as lining a stock pond, or other applications where the water table and the effects of water are taken into consideration
Select Fill is a special material used most often with building pads. Occasionally, it will be used for trench backfill. Select Fill is usually a mix of clay and sand that is dug and tossed to get a consistent mix, so that when worked and compacted, the material will pass required testing for engineer specifications on building pads. Select Fill is generally used on constructions sites with equipment, but if you have a hole to fill in your yard and don’t mind the work, this is a alternative
Common Fill is a cheap dirt that usually has a high clay content. It is dug right out of the ground with an excavator and loaded onto a truck. It often has rather large chunks of clay, and is primarily used on construction sites where large equipment is available. This material would be difficult for the average homeowner to work and spread
Sand is ideal for base leveling and necessary for mixing concrete. It can also be used in landscaping projects, as fill for volleyball courts and playgrounds or to embed pipes underground.
60/40 is a blend of 60% course sand and 40% clay. Great for topdressing existing lawns or laying new sod over and is used for yard leveling. Ideal for use as a soil base for sports fields and play areas where high wear-and-tear is expected. Promotes quicker removal of water from the turf surface.