How to plan your Indian sandstone or block paving patio

Your new patio can become a fantastic feature of your home’s outdoor space. A patio can be a great area of the garden for entertaining guests, having a bbq or placing furniture for relaxing on. However, to ensure this space fulfils its desired purpose it is important you put in sufficient thought and planning. Here […]

How to make your driveway and gardens accessible to the disabled

Accessibility is key for making a house welcoming and comfortable for an individual with a disability or reduced mobility. Whether you yourself, a friend or a relative experience reduced ease of movement, it is important that your home is updated to accommodate and assist the individual in everyday tasks. The initial focus may be on […]

Why unmaintained road markings are dangerous

Every day thousands of motorists take to the road to shop, work and for leisure purposes. With every journey comes the necessity to ‘read the road’ in order to find the correct lane, avoid bus lanes or adhere to rules, such as one-way systems. Only when these road markings are in poor condition do we […]

Top tips to improve your home’s kerb appeal

The exterior of your home will be the basis of visitors’ first impressions of the property, for better or for worse. Whether you are considering selling your house, or if you just desire a welcoming home to return to every day, sprucing up your property’s driveway and exterior is definitely worthwhile. To help you achieve […]

Should I have a gravel driveway installed?

Your driveway is one of the first things people will see when they go past or visit your home. To ensure your home makes a good first impression, it is therefore highly important that the driveway doesn’t let down your exterior. When you decide to install a new driveway, or just update an old one, […]

Should I get my driveway sealed?

Driveway sealing is primarily used to ensure the longevity and maintain the appearance of your driveway. It can be used across many different driveway materials such as asphalt, tarmac and block paving. This article will describe what exactly driveway sealing is and what the benefits of sealing your driveway are.   What is driveway sealing? […]

A Guide to Removing Stains from Block Paving

Block paving is a very popular choice for driveways, patios and pathways all over the world, thanks to its versatility, the variety of designs available and the durability of the paving slabs themselves. However, like most surfaces, block paving can fall victim to stains and marks, which can damage the clean and consistent appearance of […]

The Benefits of Thermoplastic Line Markings

The use of thermoplastic paint in road markings is becoming more commonplace due to the advantages it has over its more traditional predecessors, but what exactly are those advantages and why do they help so much? Firstly, we’ll look at what these markings are. Thermoplastic markings are made of a synthetic resin, with pre-mixed glass […]

How to Prevent and Remove Weeds on your Driveway

An often overlooked area of a home, a good driveway can work wonders for the appearance of a property. However, like all surfaces, driveways need care and maintenance to ensure they are looking their best at all times. They need comparatively less work than other surfaces, but they can fall victim to weeds, the unwanted […]

The Risks and Legislation Involving Driveway Drainage

Much like you need to look after the drainage systems in your home or business property, driveways also require effective drainage to ensure that they don’t fall foul of any legislation or general hygiene standards. Here, we are going to look into why you need to ensure your driveway has adequate drainage, how you can […]