Will My Driveway Look Good
Nobody mentions resin aggregate and fails to mention its beauty. Not only do resin bound gravel drives look naturally attractive after installation, but also you have an avenue to play around with your creative side. You can mash in different colours or have different shapes fit perfectly together.
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How Long Do Resin Driveways Take to Install
Because it can be installed over the existing surface if suitable, resin bound overlay driveways can be installed in a few days. That would be convenient, right? Definitely! It saves on cumulative cost and minor inconveniences. Resin bound (full excavatation will take a little longer due to extra work that need completing)
How Long Will My Driveway Last
With proper installation resin drives will give you excellent service in very good condition for a very long time. How long is a long time you ask? There are examples of resin driveways that were laid well over 12 years ago that look like they were installed yesterday.
Do They Take Much Looking After
The whole point of having resin bound paving is the low maintenance. To get your driveway looking as good as new is as simply jet spraying it and using a hard brush to remove leaves and any other kind of rubbish . No special treatment that costs you extra is involved with a resin driveway because we know your money is precious, resin driveways have been designed in such a way to leave you with minimal or zero maintenance, lets face it the less we have to do the better we can spend our free time. Your new resin driveway will also last for many years.
Is Resin Slippery When Wet
The resin is mixed with the aggregate stone and smoothed over when laid, although it is of a rough texture it can become slippery when icey, much like any other surface really.
Will My Driveway Crack
If the base material is unsuitable you will find cracks in your driveway. It is best to consult a professional about this to get advice on a way forward before some greedy contractor takes shortcuts and does a sub standard job.
How Thick Is A Resin Driveway
This really depends on whether you have a resin bound driveway or a resin bound overlay driveway, overlay goes on top of a existing surface (18-20mm) however it is impossible to know the thickness of the existing driveway, resin bound driveways (full excavation) should be between 18mm and 20mm laid on top of 60mm of tarmac which is on top of 250mm of compacted type 1 hardcore.
Are They Permeable?
Yes resin bound is as it is mixed with the aggregate and creates air pockets for water to seep through the surface.
Will My Driveway Fade
Some resin bound driveways seem to fade in colour. Fading is due to using of resins that are not UV stabilised, all our installations are done using UV stable resin
With all that said, it is without a doubt that resin offers a more reliable option than any other product you can get in the market. When you look at it from the cost perspective, quality perspective or the beauty and aesthetics perspective, it stands out from all the rest.
Book a quotation for your resin bound driveways now, get good advice on construction methods and be proud of your resin driveway that satisfies your every need.