Is Your Playground Surface Safe for Children?

While there is no legal requirement for a playground to have protective surfacing, it is recommended by a variety of safety organisations, including RoSPA, CAPT, BSI, and NPFA. Anything that can help improve the safety of a playground for children is not to be dismissed, and in this article, we’re going to run through the […]

Can I Apply Sealer Myself?

The sealing of block paving is an important part of the process, and one that can be daunting to those with no experience in the area. However, sealing can be done as a DIY project, and in this article, the team at UK Surfacings are going to talk you through the process of applying sealer […]

5 Driveway Edging Ideas

When looking to install a new driveway, the style of the edges may not be your primary concern. However, edging is a vitally important part of an attractive and fully-functioning driveway. Not only do edging blocks provide a frame that gives the driveway definition and shape, but they can also function as drainage channels, enabling […]

Common Resin Bound Driveway Problems And Their Solutions

Resin bound driveway problems, though not very common, can be difficult to remedy when they do occur. Any issues — however small — can compromise the overall aesthetic of your driveway. This article is going to explore some of the most common problems found in resin bound driveways and discuss the best available solutions. What […]

How to Care for Your Driveway Over Winter?

The wintery months can wreak havoc on roads, cars and no less — driveways. While most people are aware that driveways become more slippery — and therefore more hazardous —  in the colder months, a lesser known truth is that the common methods used to combat the ice can actually end up causing serious damage […]

Slippery Driveway Solutions

A beautiful, smooth new driveway may look stunning but can often be impractical in wet or cold conditions. Luckily, there are a variety of ways to tackle the issue. This article is going to highlight some possible solutions and help you to drive safely no matter the weather.          What causes a slippery driveway? The […]

How to Remove Oil Stains From a Driveway

Investing in a gorgeous new driveway is an increasingly popular way of improving the aesthetic and function of a home. Unfortunately, a large outdoor surface such as a driveway can be prone to spillages and messes that – if not treated correctly – can greatly hamper its stunning look. Take a read of this article, […]

How to Choose Indian Sandstone Colour for your Domestic Project

As consumers begin to move away from classic wood and stone, Indian sandstone paving has become an increasingly popular choice for UK gardens and patios. In addition to being highly durable, Indian sandstone is a relatively cheap option and can be customised in a huge variety and colours and patterns, providing you with the tools […]

Best Front Driveway Ideas

More and more homeowners are choosing to revamp their front driveway with a variety of modern and unorthodox designs. This is largely because front driveways are being recognised less as a cheap surface for your car to trample over and more as an aesthetic compliment to the rest of your home. Driveways are usually the […]

Difference between concrete and cement

Cement and concrete are often thought by many to be two names for the same thing. This is a common misconception. Cement and concrete, though closely related, possess a host of different qualities including substance, durability and strength. This article will highlight the key differences between cement and concrete, as using the wrong one when […]