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  • Which Patterned Pavers Can You Consider For Your Exterior Flooring Needs?

    Selecting pattern pavers for your exterior flooring needs can prove to be daunting due to the multitude of options that would be available to you. However, making your choice of pavers should not solely be based on the aesthetics they will afford your property. Instead, you have to factor in the functionality of the pavers in relation to the different applications that you would be using them for. This way, you can choose different types of patterned pavers for different areas of your property. [Read More]

  • How to handle sandy soil before paving a patio

    When paving a patio in your garden, one of the most important things to be aware of is how the soil under the patio will affect your paving. It's possible to correct most soils enough to make sure you get an even surface for your paving needs, but you need to be aware of what kind of soil you have in your garden to begin with. If you've performed a soil test and found out the soil in your garden is sandy, this makes paving a little more complicated, but fully possible. [Read More]

  • Sandstone or Limestone: A Guide to Riven Stone Pavers

    Riven stone paving slabs have been massively popular in recent years, and the trend doesn't seem to be waning. A surprisingly large number of garden landscapers and paving contractors now rarely lay anything else; they're versatile, they're attractive, they're hard-wearing and they come in a huge range of shades and sizes. They're not all the same kind of stone, though—so should you be looking for sandstone pavers or limestone ones? [Read More]

  • Planning To Tile Your Pool? Here Are 4 Reasons Why You Should Opt For Glass Tiles

     Tiles are a great way to make your swimming pool durable while at the same time adding functionality and style to it. However, note that not all swimming pool tiles are the same. There are ceramic tiles, natural tiles, and glass tiles to choose from. In this article, find out why glass tiles should be high up on your list when choosing which pool tiles to go with. They are the latest trend in pool tiling [Read More]

  • 3 Reasons to Have Asphalt Sealcoating

    Owning and operating a business out of a storefront can present many different challenges that have to be dealt with. When running a business that is open to the public, it is difficult to keep all of your proverbial ducks in a row. One of the things that you will have to worry about when operating out of a storefront is the condition of the asphalt car parks. Just like any other building material out there, eventually the asphalt will begin to show signs of wear. [Read More]

  • Handy Tips to Extend the Life of Your Asphalt Paving

    Although asphalt paving is a durable investment for your driveway, this does not mean that is exempt from wear and tear. Since pavement resurfacing can prove to be a costly affair, it is always best to try to keep you paving in the best condition possible. Here are some handy tips that can help you in extending the life of your asphalt paving. Be wary of the different load weights you expose your asphalt paving to. [Read More]

  • Commonly Asked Questions about Lime Stabilization for Your Property

    Lime stabilization is a commonly used process for making soil on your property better able to handle construction projects and the installation of paving materials. Adding lime can be done for overly moist soil and for soil that is the consistency of clay, although it's not a fix for every problem you may encounter with your soil before construction begins. Note a few commonly asked questions about lime stabilization so you can discuss these with a contractor and know if this solution would be good for your property. [Read More]

  • The Dos And Don'ts Of Using Crack Fillers To Repair Bitumen Driveways

    A properly laid bitumen driveway can be a boon for any home, providing more long-term durability than a gravel driveway with less expense and inconvenience than laying a brick or concrete driveway. However, while a bitumen driveway is tough and will last many years, it is still vulnerable to the elements, as well as everyday wear and tear, and eventually you will notice cracks and pits start to appear. Repairing these cracks yourself with a specialised crack filler can be a cheap and relatively easy way to prolong the life of your driveway - however, crack fillers must be used carefully, and there are some instances in which they should not be used at all. [Read More]