Will My Driveway Look Good
Nobody mentions resin aggregate and fails to mention its beauty. Not only do resin bound driveways look naturally attractive after installation, but also you have an scope to play around with your creative side. You can mix and mash in different colours or have different shapes that fit perfectly together.
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 costs and minor inconveniences.
How Long Will My Driveway Last
With proper installation resin will give you service in good condition for a very long time. How long is a long time you ask? Well, longer than ‘Eastenders’ has been showing on TV. Yes, that’s a very long time.
Do They Take Much Looking After
The whole point of having a resin style driveway, patio or path is not only the incredible look you get but also the least amount of work needed to keep it looking good… With this said all you need is a hose pipe and a stiff brush or in the UK an rainy day and some wind, no moss, no weeds ( only surface weeds dropped by birds, or blown by wind )
Is Resin Slippery When Wet
The resin is mixed with the aggregate stone and smoothed over when laid, powdered glass is then scattered over the wet resin to create a non slip surface although it is of a rough texture it can become slippery when icy, 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 cuts shortcuts and does a lousy job.
How Thick Is A Resin Driveway
This really depends on whether you have a resin bonded driveway or a resin bound driveway, bonded goes on top of a existing surface so it is impossible to know the thickness of the existing driveway, resin bound driveways should be between 18mm and 20mm laid on top of 50mm of tarmac which is on top of 150mm of type 1 hardcore.
Are They Permeable?
Yes and no, Resin bonded is not as resin is laid on top of an existing surface which then creates a barrier beween the top aggregate and the existing surface, resin bound is mixed with the aggregate and creates air pockets for water to seep through.
Will My Driveway Fade
Some resin bound driveways seem to fade in colour. Fading is due to using of colours that are not UV stabilised, all of our driveways are installed 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 driveway now, get good advice on construction methods and be proud of your resin driveway that satisfies your every need.