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Everything you need to know about shared driveways

Most people with shared driveways go their whole lives without running into difficulties, however, for some, the practice can prove problematic. In this blog, we detail everything you need to know about shared driveways. What is a shared driveway? There are two main types of shared driveways in the UK. The first type is an...

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How to remove oil stains from your driveway

No matter how hard you try, your driveway will likely get stained at some point throughout its lifecycle. With so much oil sloshing about, it practically comes with the territory. For some homeowners, this isn’t a big issue, but for the neat freaks amongst us, it’s likely to cause stress. Fortunately, there are a number...

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Driveway Cost Calculator & Guide 2019

Your new driveway isn’t perhaps the most glamorous element of your home, but it is certainly the hardest working. Whether you’re building a new driveway or looking to replace an existing one, approaching the project properly and making the right choices is the key to achieving a driveway that not only sets the house off beautifully but also lasts a lifetime.

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Gravel driveways- types of gravel and their pros and cons

Gravel might be one of the simplest construction materials, but it can be used to create amazing driveways. In this post we look at the different types of gravel and their comparative advantages and disadvantages. There are a number of materials that are suitable for driveways, but one of the most popular is gravel. Gravel...

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Driveway installation and renovation – the complete guide

One of the biggest contributors to your home’s kerb appeal is its driveway. In this post, we detail everything you need to know about driveways and how to get the most out of your installation. What is a driveway? A driveway is a short road leading from a public road to a house, or other...

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The four top tips to build great driveways

Increasingly, homeowners are adding touches of flair to their driveways to make them more visually appealing. In this blog, we detail the key tips that style-conscious homeowners should take on-board to help make their properties stand out from the crowd. When looking to make a change to your home, there are few better places to...

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Pros and cons of resin driveways

Despite being comparatively new to the British market, resin paving solutions are becoming more popular every year. In this blog, we examine this type of system and debate its comparative advantages and disadvantages. Finding the right fit These days, you don’t have to be a landscaper to notice that there is wealth of options on...

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Planning a new driveway checklist

There are a number of ways to go about improving the appearance and functionality of your driveway. With so many paving materials and styles to choose from there can be a massive variance in price between quotes. Before starting the decision-making process it’s vital that you know exactly what to ask to ensure you’re receiving...

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How to care for your driveway

People tend to neglect caring for their driveway or patio because they think it’s a chore, but really all you need is a few items to look after it properly. Your driveway is usually the first thing people see when approaching your property, so it’s important to keep it looking fresh. As the saying goes,...

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Clean patios and driveways

It’s easy to ignore all those pesky little weeds in the darker winter months but as the days get longer it gets harder to ignore. There’s no quick fix for this, just good old elbow grease. Make sure you have the right tools for the job and a something soft to kneel on. Try to...

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