Gravel paving and driveways
Gravel paving and driveways
In the UK, gravel driveways have shot to popularity, replacing block paving as the nation’s favourite material.
It’s easy to see why it has become so popular too, not only looking great, but being easy to maintain too. It’s hugely successful in creating an aesthetically pleasing look, especially in the country settings where materials tend to be stone and brick.
With gravel driveways you’ll also have a wide variety of choice, with the size of area covered, colour and texture. As an added benefit, gravel paving can even act as a security measure, alerting you to anyone coming towards the house.
The maintenance of gravel driveways
The maintenance of gravel driveways is generally very straightforward. Of course, as with anything it will eventually deteriorate over time and dirt, dust and weeds will begin to take over.
To keep the fantastic look gravel paving originally creates it’s important to maintain. This can be just removing weeds and spraying weed killer, or sweeping escaped gravel back into place.
If a vehicle is constantly using the surface, the top gravel layer will eventually need replacing over time. The weight of the vehicle will slowly break down the gravel pieces and make the surface compact.
Benefits of gravel driveways
With a gravel driveway you’ll benefit from a range of features including:
An aesthetically pleasing look for your front garden which will last for years with little maintenance
An ultimate choice in style, colour and area covered by the gravel
A surface that matches with your home’s exterior look
A cheaper alternative to adding something different to your front area
Added security to your home
Gravel driveway quotes
Gravel driveways offer something different to block paving, creating a fantastic look that needs little maintenance throughout the year.
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Reviews of gravel paving and driveways companies
By Mr Robert B.
STATEMENT HOME IMPROVEMENTS LTD
The work was carried out with care and to my complete satisfaction.
By Mrs Sue L.
ROAD TECH CONTRACTORS LTD
phoned me and arranged to come and see me the following day. Very courteous. Rang to say they would be a little late. Arrived and instantly took to Jo, who explained everything about the company and how the work would be conducted .The price was very competitive and the company were very professional.
By Mr Chris H.
KENNEDY SURFACING LTD
INSIGHT DRIVEWAYS & PATIOS
By Mr David C.
TA HOME IMPROVEMENTS FROM TOP TO BOTTOM
Tom came to see us and offered to help to sort out my driveway disaster which was put in by Cowboys, his expertise is second to none he is a 5 star diamond and his prices are excellent. please use him you won't regret it.. David & Barbara.
Latest successful gravel paving and driveways projects in October
By Mr Fabrizio M.
Easy to use
By Mr Rashpal G.
No comment, cause haven’t had any quotes
By - Karenza N.
Quotatis gave us one name only, and this company came. However, we are left unsatisfied with the work done - MJ Drives did not finish the job properly, they did not do as they said they would, they asked us for money before it was finished, and then they STILL have not given us a receipt for the money paid. We would like them to come back and put right some wobbly paving. They went off with our brushes and we had a fight to get the money back to replace them. i would not recommend them to anyone.
By Mrs Mrs B.
appointing reputable contractors, requesting feedback
By Mrs June S.
New to the area so this was helpful
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