Paving on a tight budget

Options for paving on a tight budget. If you want paving on a tight budget plus you also want a good aesthetic look for your home. Take heart, there are various paving options available that could save you money and still have the desired aesthetic look.There is always a paving brick on sale at various […]

Paving contractors and paving tips

Paving contractors and paving tips. Paving is a word that brings a few images to mind such as, investment, aesthetics, cost, budget, home improvement and a host of other images. Some of the images are very beneficial and then there are others that are quite negative such as money and expensive. It is worth your […]

Rubble is costly

There are so many different types of extras that builders don’t tell you about until you are neck deep in debt and trying to finish off the project. One of the things that no one talks about is the rubble that is going to sit on your pavement outside of your house. When one looks […]

Is your Paving infested with grass?

There seems to be a massive invasion of grass on a lot of driveways and paving in general this year. I have noticed that our church’s driveway and numerous clients driveways have grass taking over in massive quantities. In most cases it is a maintenance problem which is quite simple to remedy. This is a […]

Old bricks save money

Home owners as well as corporate are seeing the value of re-using the old bricks at their premises. We have just finished lifting and relaying paving in a Brackendowns house and then recently we did a huge uplift and relay at lawyers premises in Bedfordview.   The cost of relaying paving is a bit less […]

A rustic look from Corobrick for your driveway.

The new range from Corobrick is building up a storm as more home owners are installing these clay pavers on their driveways. We recently installed a 300m2 driveway in Roodepoort with the Namaqua paving bricks. This new paver is much cheaper than the standard clay paver but it also has a look of its own. […]

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. […]

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 […]