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 […]

Why does my patio go green?

If you have a patio, chances are you will soon be making the most of it as summer rolls around and so you will want to make sure it’s in good condition. However, a common problem with patios is that they can become discoloured and slippy due to algae, mould, mildew and moss growth. Algae, […]

What’s the difference between tarmac and asphalt?

When it comes to surfacings and driveways, many options can look the same to the untrained eye. Even more confusingly, the same names can be used to mean different things in different parts of the world, so finding a definitive answer online can be tricky! The composition of such surfacings – for example, tarmac, bitmac […]

Should I move house or stay and renovate?

After living in a house for some time, it is common to come to a point where the property no longer meets your needs. As families grow or your desires change, sometimes the house you fell in love with years ago just isn’t quite fit for your purposes anymore. In such instances, you are faced […]

How to clear your driveway of snow and ice

When harsh, wintry weather hits, even the simplest of tasks can become more difficult. Driving to work, popping to the shops, walking the dog – extra care has to be taken doing all these things to ensure the safety of you and others in snowy and icy conditions. Whilst clearing public roads is the local […]

What causes a cracked driveway?

As vital as a driveway is to the appearance and practicality of your home, we rarely give it much thought unless something is wrong. A cracked driveway can not only adversely affect the look of your property, it can be a hazard too. By understanding what causes a driveway to crack, you can work towards […]

How a new driveway or patio could improve your home

If your new year has brought with it the desire for home improvements, installing a new driveway or patio could help give your home a new lease of life. It may at first seem counterintuitive to spend money on a space you might use more in the spring (which in the depths of January, seems […]