Options for Paths and Steps

Often when building a drive for your home it will incorporate new or replacement paths to the front door, from the home to the garage and perhaps up to a garden gate, depending on the layout of the house. If you’re Planning To Turn A Front Garden Into A Drive, …

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Would a Soakaway Prevent a Garage Flooding?

It is likely, to be honest, that the contractor is trying to fob you off with a bodge job to fix an error on his part, and you shouldn’t stand for it. What is a Soakaway? A soakaway is basically a trench filled with a semi-permeable substance or structure which …

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Sloping Driveway: Do I Need Surface Drainage and Permission?

Paving over front gardens to provide car parking has been an emotive subject for some time and because of this, laws were introduced in October 2008 in England to try to control the issue. Almost everyone knows someone who has had a parking space created in their front garden (and …

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Can Gravel be Laid on Top of Tarmac?

In this blog, we will tell you whether or not gravel can be laid on top of tarmac and the answer to this question. Asphalt is a type of material that combines with other materials in order to form a mixture which gets laid down on roads as the final …

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