Fixing a bad paving situation

Fixing a bad paving situation. There are many home owners that don’t know that it is possible to repair a driveway or pool area by using the current old bricks. Normally the edge beam on existing paving is difficult to re-use but most of the rest of the bricks can be used again to assist in […]

Paving guarantee

When you employ someone to install your paving, you are hoping that they know what they doing and that the paving will enhance the aesthetics of your home, plus it must increase the value of your home. In a lot of cases, either the builder or the electrician, pool contractor or even the plumber will […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Paving maintanance

Paving maintanance 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 in a short space […]

Grass growing on your paving

How do I stop grass growing on my paving? The thing to understand about grass or weeds that grow on any paving is that most times (almost always) it starts to grow on top of the paving and not from underneath. Where 2 bricks meet each other is where sediment collects, micro seeds fall into […]

Driveways for sports cars.

Paving for a Posche Most sports cars are very low and often the driveway needs to be leveled with filling and compaction to accommodate the sports car. We have just had this problem with a client in Rivonia where the underside of his Porsche and his wife’s BWM was catching the cement edging of the […]