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Why Everyone Likes Block Paving

Block paving is a recent arrival in the home improvement arena, and when compared to other materials like concrete and asphalt, block paving is head and shoulders above the competition. The stunning designs offer the UK homeowner much in the way of attractive features, with a range of colours and an almost limitless list of design patterns, and whether you want to surface the patio or driveway, experienced block paving in Chertsey is only a Google search away.

The Many Benefits of Block Paving

The list is long, and includes the following:

  • Durable and hardwearing
  • Can withstand heavy vehicles
  • Weed resistant
  • Stunning aesthetics
  • Laid on any substrate
  • Easy to clean

What Happens to Rainwater?

The correct way to install a block paving driveway is to first dig out the area, then create a drainage system, and on top of that would be a thick layer of sand and cement, onto which the blocks are laid. As the blocks are permeable, water seeps through to the drainage, which means no annoying puddles.

Be Creative with your Design

Such is the diversity of colours and patterns, you can select a combination that will complement the front of your property. The same goes for the terrace, and with block paving, keeping it clean is very easy, and a power wash now and then is all it takes to restore the surface to its original condition.

If you would like to explore the potential that block paving offers, an online search will put you in touch with an experienced block paving supplier.

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Hi, this is Hugh Hook. I’m here to share my insights on a wide variety of home improvement topics. I hope that my site becomes a platform for your inspiration on green living and DIY projects.
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