How to Give Your Driveway Kerb Appeal

There are a thousand different ways of making a hard surface for cars and DrivewayExpert has details on all of them. Whether you're paving your front garden to get your car off the road or resurfacing a three mile drive to your palatial country mansion you'll find all the information you require on this website.

Our 2021 Guide To Imprinted Concrete

If you are looking to pave your driveway, you’ll have seen that there are lots of options. One of the newest ways of paving a drive, having taken off in popularity in the 1970s, pattern imprinted concrete is a durable, attractive, and efficient way to breathe life into a tired-looking …

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Paving Sand – When Should I Use It?

When installing a new driveway, you want to make sure that the structure is stable, reliable and will last for many years to come. One of the biggest problems with certain types of driveway is that the structure will begin to move around, shift and even sink. Of course, this …

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Our Guide To Getting Your Driveway Paved

Improving the look and condition of your driveway isn’t only to do with having a practical place to park your car. With something aesthetically pleasing, you are increasing the value of your property and so will benefit in the long run.  However, with this being such a large and sometimes …

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Size Does Matter With Gravel

They say that size doesn’t matter but when it comes to using gravel to create a beautiful driveway; it really does. While you might opt for a gravel size that you find aesthetically pleasing, this isn’t the only thing you should be thinking about when making a choice.  If you’re …

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Constructing a Temporary Driveway

You may find from time to time that you need to construct a temporary driveway. This could be because you are starting a building project and you want to protect what you can of your lawn while diggers, dumper trucks and the like make their way over it. Or it …

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Cellular Paving Systems for Your Driveway

If you want to pave a drive but still allow grass to be grown, to help to reduce flooding problems and the loss of microclimates for insects and other invertebrates, cellular paving systems such as grasscrete are a great solution. They are also relatively easy to lay and prices are …

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Choosing Grass Paving For Your Driveway

With the increasing focus on ecology and green issues, even the humble domestic drive has been singled out for attack. Studies have shown that paving over such a large proportion of urban front gardens is causing problems with flooding, as well as destroying habitats for insects, birds and other small …

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Resin Bound Driveway Surfacing

Resin bound surfaces for driveways are a relatively new product on the UK market. They aren’t used domestically a great deal because they are fairly expensive and not that well known. But resin bound surfaces are very flexible, particular in terms of colour, and can be laid on top of …

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Advice on Hoggin, Cinders and Ash Driveways

This article covers the loose materials available for constructing driveways that are similar to gravel but not classed as such. Gravel is made from stone that’s been broken down and smoothed, to a greater or lesser extent, either naturally in rivers and on sea beds, or artificially, as a by-product …

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Choosing a Cobblestone Driveway

Cobbles are large, rounded but irregular stones that have gained their shape from the action of the sea or a river rolling the stones around. Larger than gravel, other names for cobbles are duckstones or river stones. Cobbles straddle the categories of loose and hard surfaces. They are sold loose …

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