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Brush-in Driveway Jointing With Polymeric Resin Mortars
Brush-in Driveway Jointing With Polymeric Resin Mortars
Polymeric resin-based brush-in mortars are easy and quick to use. But the real work is in the preparation, so make sure you have exactly the right product....
Choosing and Fitting Edging for Block Paving
Choosing and Fitting Edging for Block Paving
Making a border for your driveway with a contrasting pattern or different blocks is an essential part of the overall appeal of a drive. And if you want your driveway…...
How to Lay Paving
How to Lay Paving
Here you'll find an overview to laying paving for a driveway, the dos and don'ts, and what else to look for....
Joint Block Paving With a Gun
Joint Block Paving With a Gun
Jointing paving slabs using a mastic gun to apply mortar between the gaps is economical but can be tricky....
Jointing Block Driveways With Slurry
Jointing Block Driveways With Slurry
Jointing block driveways with a runny mortar mix, known as slurry, and sweeping it into place is a common practice on commercial projects. Find out how this technique…...
Loose Jointing for Block Driveways
Loose Jointing for Block Driveways
Brushing sand or grit into the gaps between newly laid paving slabs or blocks is known as loose jointing, and is the easiest choice for a domestic driveway....
Mortar Techniques for Block Paving
Mortar Techniques for Block Paving
Jointing block paving is important if a driveway is to look good and resist rain and frost. In this article we look at jointing with mortar applied directly to the…...
New Resins for Slurry Jointing Driveways
New Resins for Slurry Jointing Driveways
Resin-based grouts that can be applied in a slurry over a newly constructed paved driveway are now within reach of the knowledgeable and skilled amateur....
Paving a Front Garden: Step by Step Guide
Paving a Front Garden: Step by Step Guide
Paving over a front garden has become a bit of a no-no because of new planning regulations, but you can still do it - read our guide to find out how....
Pitch for Flexible Jointing
Pitch for Flexible Jointing
Pitch fell out of favour as heavy traffic began to build up, but it's a traditional jointing method that works well with the lighter load of a domestic driveway....
Replacing Blocks in Paving
Replacing Blocks in Paving
Replacing individual blocks in paving is possible, but it needs care and attention to avoid damaging blocks that you will want to reuse....
Should I Use Reclaimed Or New Stone For My Driveway?
Should I Use Reclaimed Or New Stone For My Driveway?
Driveway Expert takes a look at the pros and cons of using reclaimed stone for a driveway, rather than buying new from a supplier....
Tools for Laying Block Paving
Tools for Laying Block Paving
If you’re laying a block paving driveway, the more preparation and planning you do the better it will look so you’ll need the right tools for the job....
Using Clay Block Paving
Using Clay Block Paving
Clay blocks used to be the standard for block paving, but in the last 30 years or so they've been almost completely squeezed out by concrete alternatives. However, if…...
Using Concrete Block Paving
Using Concrete Block Paving
Concrete block paving stones have become amazingly popular in the last 20 years. Find out what materials are available and what to look out for when laying this type…...
Using Stabilisers When Jointing Block Paving
Using Stabilisers When Jointing Block Paving
Loose jointing is popular for block or slab driveways, particularly in DIY applications, and stabiliser compounds help keep the filling in place....
Using Stone Block Paving
Using Stone Block Paving
Despite the cost, stone is considered to be the best looking and most lasting surface for your driveway, and if you are planning to stay in a property long term, it's…...
Weeds, Moss and Algae on Paving
Weeds, Moss and Algae on Paving
Algae, moss and weeds can quickly get out of control on a drive or path, so regular cleaning is the key to preventing this....
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