Types of Gravel for Driveways

A gravel driveway is a fantastic choice for the front of any property. Combining texture, contrast and colour, gravel driveways are extremely popular with homeowners around the world, from stately homes to semi-detached suburban properties. However, there’s more than one type of gravel driveway, and choosing the right type can be difficult – that’s why […]

The Benefits of Permeable Driveway Pavers

So, you’ve made the decision to install a new driveway. Next, you need to choose which materials to use for its surface.  And there is plenty to consider. One great option is permeable pavers. The key element of permeable materials is that they allow water to be absorbed, rather than resisting it. Bringing water through […]

The Benefits of Resin Bound Driveways

When it comes to planning or installing your new driveway, you’re likely going to be spoilt for choice when it comes to what kind of surface you want. UK Surfacings Ltd have created this guide to resin bound driveways to help you make a decision on your new surface. Resin bound driveways are an extremely […]

How to Lay Paving Slabs on an Existing Concrete Base

Laying paving slabs requires significant planning and care, but when those slabs are to be laid on a concrete surface, different steps need to be taken in order to ensure a safe, effective and long-lasting result. In this article, UK Surfacings Ltd are going to show you how to lay paving slabs onto a concrete […]

The Different Colours of Resin Driveways

Resin driveways are immensely popular, and for a number of reasons. They’re resilient, they’re permeable and they’re very low maintenance when compared to other driveway surfaces. One of the main attractions of resin driveways, though, is the sheer range of colours available – there’s a spectrum of shades at your disposal, meaning you can be […]

Solutions For A Steep Driveway

If your house is built on a slope, then you may be presented with the problem of a steep driveway. Steep driveways require specific solutions, from the type of surfacing to ensuring the drainage is appropriate for dealing with potential water run-off, and in this article, UK Surfacings are going to look at solutions for […]

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 […]

What’s the Difference Between Tarmac and Resin?

Tarmac and resin are two of the most popular driveway surfaces. Consequently, the two are often mistaken for one another. In reality, each surface possesses a number of qualities that help it stand out from its competitor. This article is going to explain what tarmac and resin are, as well as highlight the contrasting benefits […]

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 […]