Flagstone paving and patios

Patio paving With more brick manufacturing companies now producing their own range of flagstones, it has become very common for home owners to pave their patios with the various types and styles of flagstones which have become available. In the past 2 months we have had more than our normal amount of inquiries for patio […]

Plastic under the paving

Plastic under the paving I was called by one of our building contractors to analyze why a client of his had a problem with their paving. The client is a major law firm in Bedfordview and their paving was only 5 years old. For example, the paving was shifting badly and opening gaps all over. […]

Creative paving for gardens

Creative Paving for gardens I went to the hobby x show at the Dome last week and saw an idea for a garden or an area of the back which might be currently neglected. Often there are areas around the house that is just never used and is therefore neglected or forgotten and often gets […]

Driveway paving design

Driveway Paving design For most people the paving around the house and on the driveway is the last thing considered when building or renovating a house, yet it is the driveway paving that a potential buyer first sees when approaching a house. Paving should be more than just a path to the garage and the […]

Paving needs maintanance

 Keep your paving in good condition. If you have grass growing on your paving the chances are that you have been negligent regarding the care of your paving. Every item we buy today needs some maintenance, this includes paving. Grass not only spoils the look of the paving but it can also destroy your paving […]

Concrete pavers in demand

Concrete products move. We have had one month of the new year and customers are swinging more towards concrete products from LaCotta and Smartstone than the traditional clay pavers from companies like Corobrick. I used to get 6 out of 10 inquiries for clay and the balance was a spread across the board for 6 concrete […]

Driveway paving

Driveway Paving The one area around a house that really takes a pounding is the driveway paving. This often-neglected area is the first item seen by potential buyers when looking to buy a house. Driveway paving is not often seen to be deteriorating until it starts to fall apart and then it is a deterrent […]

Paving design

Paving designs are personal. Designing the paving for your house can be very simple and at the same time very complex. Nothing is more bland or none appealing than paving that is laid everywhere with no natural grass or flower beds visible. If we remember that paving needs to increase the value of the house, […]

Paving prices

Paving prices looked at. Paving is often seen as a necessary evil, but, if a little knowledge is used when paving your house, then the paving ends up being a very worthwhile investment with long term benefits. One of the confusing areas that needs to be decided on is the actual paving brick, but there […]

invest in your paving.

Is your paving an investment? There are literally 100’s of different types of paving bricks/stones available and then there are a multitude of colours that most are available in as well. Even though paving has been around for 1000’s of years, it can still be a bit tricky ensuring that your hard earned cash becomes […]