Block paved driveways are normally made from stone, clay or concrete, hardwearing and visually appealing.
Now one of the most common surfaces for a driveway, block paving has been around since the 80s, it was a popular choice for many residential driveways and remains widely popular. Block paving became popular as it was ready available, came in a range of colours, shapes and sizes and has just grown since the early block paving designs.
Block paving can be installed with various materials, and this is one of the factors of why it’s hard to give a straight cost of a new block paving driveway. Other factors include the size, the work needed to excavate the driveway and the preparation of the driveway.
Additional Costs Include
When you have a new block paving driveway it’s easy to forget about what else you need to consider when an estimation is given these can include, waste skips for top soil, hardcore this fills the excavation and is laid to specific specifications, sharp sand this is so the pavers are compacted, and you always need blocks and edging.
Benefits of a block paving driveway
A durable ground cover for both driveways and patios, often laid in detailed patterns, the benefits include they are sustainable, made from natural materials, versatile, often with different textures, colours and styles, very low maintenance – just needing a quick clean with a broom and soapy water.
Adding value to the house
Remember having a new block paved driveway will add value to your property, this is because of the first impression of the buyer means everything it has been said that the first 10 seconds of viewing a property is the deciding factor.
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