Asphalt Driveways

Designing the Perfect Garden Bed

Planning out a garden bed seems like an intuitive sort of process, you choose what you like, you plant it, and it grows. But unfortunately unlike the spontaneous beauty of plants in nature, your average suburban flower bed requires careful thought if it’s to look anywhere near as aesthetically pleasing as you imagine. This week, we take a look at the essential elements required to design a perfect garden bed.   Balance size and colour Even the most abstract looking wildflower gardens have

How to Create a Welcoming Entranceway

Whilst the outward appearance to your home might not matter much to you, to a visitor or potential buyer, the first impression they have of your home plays an important role in crystallising their feelings towards the property as a whole, so it’s crucial that you get it right. In this article, we look at five simple ways you can boost the ‘curb appeal’ of your home to make it more enticing for guests or prospective buyers. Create a garden path Pathways

Famous Asphalt Racetracks Around the World

Asphalt has long been favoured as the surface of choice for professional racing around the world. Asphalt is peerless in terms of the smooth surfaces it can be used to create, and also in the way different aggregates can be used to suit different driving conditions and track designs. Performance wise, no other surfacing material approaches that of asphalt and to celebrate asphalt’s important role in the world of professional motorsports, we take a look at the top

5 Asphalt Problems and How to Manage them

Asphalt is a fantastic surfacing material but like any other building material, it is subject to problems as a result of wear and tear, improper installation, and damage from the elements. In this article, we look at 5 common asphalt problems and the solutions available. Potholes Probably the most easily recognisable asphalt problem, potholes are caused by moisture infiltration and untreated cracking. When cracking is severe, small chunks of asphalt become lose and break away as vehicles or other heavy objects move

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Potholes

Perhaps the most easily recognised type of asphalt failure, potholes are a perpetual thorn in the side of local governments, homeowners, and businesses alike. In this article, we provide a run down of some of the most common questions that our clients ask about potholes. What causes potholes? There are three key factors which contribute to the formation of potholes: Insufficient drainage: If water is left to pool in the underlying soil structure, it weakens the foundations of the pavement, making it more vulnerable