Driveways play a key role in the overall appearance of any building and laying a driveway must be done with utmost care. From material and design to maintenance, this component of landscaping can have a significant impact on the appearance of a building as well as access to it.
At Stone Cross Paving, we understand why the laying of your driveway must be given priority and you will find that our team of experts has years of experience and in-depth knowledge of the best material and designs as well as regulations imposed by local authorities. This is what makes Stone Cross Paving among the best for driveways Cornwall.
If you are looking up landscaping near me, you may have come across the services by Stone Cross Paving. We specialise in three types of driveways; block paving, resin and tarmac. The way we lay a driveway depends on the best material for your garden as well as your personal taste.
Planning and designing
A lot of planning and designing goes into laying a driveway. As mentioned above, we specialise in three types of driveways and the best type depends on various factors, like your personal taste, the area you live in, and the layout of the garden.
When laying a driveway, Stone Cross Paving will study the area and climate they have to work with to gain a better understanding of the type of material they should use. In addition to this, the team will also design a driveway that makes good use of the available space, meets the homeowner’s requirements, and enhances the overall appearance of the house.
When proving driveway services, Stone Cross Paving provides free planning and design options, which is what makes them among the best for driveways Devon. When looking for landscaping near me, you should thus consider the services of Stone Cross Paving, as they provide free planning and designing for driveways.
Before laying a driveway, our team will take various pre-installation measures to prepare your garden for the construction.
This step of laying a driveway may include excavation, especially if gravel is being used for the construction of driveways Devon. You may be required to remove at least the topsoil on the ground, as it can retain water, which in turn causes damage to the driveway.
While excavation may seem like a lot of work, teams that have experience with landscaping Cornwall will know exactly how to prepare the ground for the driveway. They will, for instance, consider the type of material being used as well as the ground in your area when deciding the level of excavation and removal of soil.
Preparing the base
The durability of a driveway depends on several factors, one of which is the base. Preparing the base is an important step when laying a driveway and you will find that Stone Cross Paving uses different methods when preparing the base.
This is because different materials and types of driveways require different types of bases. For block paving driveways Plymouth, for instance, a sub-base of at least 10cm may be necessary before laying the driveway. The sub-base must be compact and is typically applied after edge restraints are added.
When looking up driveways near me, you must not only consider the material used for the driveway itself but also the base. A good base is vital to a durable and strong driveway.
Laying the driveway material
Stone Cross Paving is known for driveways Devon, Cornwall and Plymouth and specialise in three types of driveways. Block paving driveways are a long-lasting option and Stone Cross Paving uses high-quality stones from well-known manufacturers. This minimises maintenance, although block paving is relatively easy to repair and replace.
While Stone Cross Paving will give the homeowner the option of decorative borders and drainage, block paving offers many style, colour and texture variations. This leaves room for a lot of creativity when laying a driveway.
When considering driveway material, resin bound is a popular option for landscaping Plymouth. If you look up driveways near me, you will find that resin bound driveways have various design options. These are a great alternative to block paving and tarmac as resin bound driveway are an eco-friendly material. They are also strong and durable, requiring no maintenance.
If you work with Stone Cross Paving to lay your driveway, you will have options like block paving and resin bound as well as tarmac. This is another top choice for landscaping Devon, as tarmac driveways are sturdy and durable. A high-quality tarmac driveway can be installed for a relatively low price, making them an affordable option.
When laying a tarmac driveway, Stone Cross Paving gives you the option of both red and black tarmac, whether it is for a residential property or a commercial property.
These are the three types of driveways Stone Cross Paving specialises in. The exact measures and steps taken when laying a driveway depends on the type of material used. Regardless of the type of driveway, Stone Cross Paving will use the highest quality material and best expertise when laying your driveway.