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We cover all driveway surface options in our articles. Whether you are interested in pattern imprinted concrete, resin, gravel, block paving or tarmac, you are sure to find lots of articles on this page.

A new driveway is a big investment and it’s worth looking into the options that are available to you. We have also many great driveway installers on our Business Directory!

Top Best Concrete Driveway Ideas 2023

Top Best Concrete Driveway Ideas 2023

Top 17 Best Concrete Driveway Ideas 2023Top 17 Best Concrete Driveway Ideas to Make your Driveway Stand Out!In this article we will show the best concrete driveway ideas to give you an idea of the options you have with plain concrete as well as stamped concrete /...

Pattern Imprinted Concrete Mistake. Can you Spot it?

Pattern Imprinted Concrete Mistake. Can you Spot it?

Pattern Imprinted Concrete Mistake    Pattern Imprinted Concrete Mistake There is a major mistake in the pattern imprinted concrete driveway below. But before we jump to that, let’s fill in some other details. The printing pattern is called cobble. This type...

Best Driveway Gates 2022 – Materials, Style and Automation

Best Driveway Gates 2022 – Materials, Style and Automation

Best Driveway Gates    Best Driveway Gates: A Complete Guide into Every Aspect of Your Driveway Gate  Driveway gates have always been popular for the wealthy and those with something to hide. But due to security and privacy concerns wooden and metal driveway...

Driveway Cleaning

Driveway Cleaning

Driveway CleaningDriveway Cleaning A driveway cleaning routine is the best way to make your driveway stand out, year after year. Glance around your neighbourhood! It will quickly become apparent who takes pride in the appearance of their home and driveway, and who...

Top 20 Best Block Paving Driveways

Top 20 Best Block Paving Driveways

Best Block Paving DrivewaysTop 12 Best Block Paving Driveways for 2022In this post we show you a selection of Block Paving Driveways we think you will like.  There are many driveway surface options to choose from. Besides block paving, popular options are pattern...

Best Paving Designs Block Paving

Best Paving Designs Block Paving

 Best Paving Designs Block PavingBest Paving Designs Block paving Best Paving Design Ideas Paving Designs with block paving have moved a long way from the simple herringbone and basketweave layouts seen in the 1980s and 1990s. In this post we'll take a look at some...

A Guide to Driveway Paving Options

A Guide to Driveway Paving Options

Driveway Paving OptionsA guide to Driveway Paving Options If you have travelled around the world, you will know that the UK and US stand out with both the variety of driveway paving options and unique designs. That isn't to say the UK and US don't have their fair...

Driveway Sealing

Driveway Sealing

Driveway SealingDrivewaywise.com is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission.Driveway Sealing Is driveway sealing the solution to stop weeds from growing across your driveway? Unfortunately, there’s just no...

10 Best Reasons to have a Carport 2022

10 Best Reasons to have a Carport 2022

10 Best Reasons to have a Carport 2022 With the option of leasing and car finance our cars have become more luxurious and expensive.  Not all properties have garages and having a garage specially built will cost thousands. On top of that garages use electricity both...

Ultimate Block Paving Guide

Ultimate Block Paving Guide

Ultimate Guide to Block Paving Driveways Block paving is still the UK’s most popular driveway surfacing product. Whilst alternative decorative paving products such as pattern imprinted concrete and resin have also gained in popularity, overall, this has had little...

Top 20 Best Modern Driveways for 2022

Top 20 Best Modern Driveways for 2022

Top 20 Ideas for Modern Driveways 2022Coming home is a beautiful thing. Driveways are often the gateway to your home's walkway and entryway. They are an opportunity to elevate your home's entire aesthetic. There are various different driveway surface products you can...

Driveway Gate Ideas

Driveway Gate Ideas

Top 20 Driveway Gate IdeasDriveway Gate Ideas - if you are looking for a driveway gate, there is a large range of styles, designs and materials available. In nearly all instances double driveway gates open inwards towards the drive. Join us in this 'easy on the eyes'...

Imprinted Concrete Driveways Cost per Square Metre

Imprinted Concrete Driveways Cost per Square Metre

Imprinted Concrete Driveways Cost per Square MetreImprinted Concrete Driveways Cost per Square Metre When you’ve got to the stage of talking imprinted concrete driveways cost per square metre all the tough decision making around choosing a colour and design are over....

Top 20 Best Modern Driveways Designs

Top 20 Best Modern Driveways Designs

  Top 20 Best Modern Driveways Designs  20 Modern Driveway Designs When most of us think of modern driveways designs, it’s the finished look that gives a contemporary look and feel. Times have changed and where we once only looked at driveway areas as purely...

Resin Drive Problems

Resin Drive Problems

6 Common Resin Drive Problems6 Common Resin Drive Problems Resin drive problems usually stem from unprofessional and/or inexperienced installers. But there are many great installers out there and there are other reasons for issues. Here is a list of 6 common problems,...

Driveway Edging Ideas

Driveway Edging Ideas

Top 20 Best Driveway Edging IdeasDriveway Edging makes your driveway stand out!There are different types of edging available for your driveway. Blocks are a traditional edging product. This is often by changing the colour of blocks or the shape. Resin and pattern...

Pattern Imprinted Concrete Colours

Pattern Imprinted Concrete Colours

  Pattern Imprinted Concrete Colours    Pattern Imprinted Concrete Colours The range of pattern imprinted concrete colour choices range from charcoal black to the lightest yellow. Choosing a colour that blends with the existing brickwork of your home,...

Tarmac Driveway

Tarmac Driveway

    Make Your Tarmac Driveway Stand Out!    6 Reasons Why and How a Tarmac Driveway Can Stand Out!   A tarmac driveway has been a popular driveway surface option for a long time, and not without reason. Well, the black stuff is all around us!...

Best Pressure Washer for 2023 – Make your Driveway Stand Out!

Best Pressure Washer for 2023 – Make your Driveway Stand Out!

Best Pressure Washers UK  for 2023Improve Outdoors is supported by its audience. When you purchase through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission We'll take a look at the best Pressure Washers  in the UK for 2023 There are some things to consider...

Resin Bound Driveways Pros and Cons

Resin Bound Driveways Pros and Cons

Resin Bound Driveways Pros and ConsResin Bound Driveways Pros and Cons If you are really considering a resin bound driveway it’s important to weigh up all the resin bound driveways pros and cons.  Did You Know? A very effective way of saving £1,000s and £1,000s is to...

Best Gravel Driveway Ideas

Best Gravel Driveway Ideas

Top 20 Gravel Driveway Ideas 202220 Top Best Gravel Driveway Ideas 2022 for Your HomeIf your looking for the best gravel driveway ideas that have timeless appeal -  you're in the right place! Whether it's the stately manor house or more modest abodes gravel with its...

A Quick Guide to Driveway Resin

A Quick Guide to Driveway Resin

A Quick Guide to Driveway Resin - All you need to knowA Quick Guide to Driveway Resin. Resin drives are fast becoming a popular choice for home owners looking for a more contemporary look. Many people contact us regarding resin driveways and ask which driveway resin...

How to Pressure Wash Driveway – Useful Step by Step Guide

How to Pressure Wash your Driveway in 7 Steps Helpful GuideHow to Pressure Wash your Driveway in 7 Steps Helpful Guide How to pressure wash driveway - a crucial part of ensuring you have a beautiful driveway that compliments your home is to find the best way to...

Resin Driveways or Block Paving?

Resin Driveway vs Block PavingChoosing between resin driveways or block paving drives can be difficult. Both paving products can offer the perfect finishing touch to the outside of any home. But how does resin compare to block paving? Resin Driveways or Block paving -...

3 Pattern Imprinted Concrete Problems to Avoid for summer 2021

3 Pattern Imprinted Concrete Problems to Avoid for Summer 20223 Pattern Imprinted Concrete Problems to Avoid for Summer 2022  Below we reveal 3 pattern imprinted concrete problems that are quite common and ever so easy to avoid: 1.Mixing/pouring 2.Puddling 3....

Latest Tarmac Prices for 2022

Tarmac Prices for your Driveway This guide provides a detailed cost comparison for tarmac prices. These prices are based on quotations for different regions and various driveway sizes. But before that....a little background. What Impacts Tarmac Prices? Firstly, as an...

How long will a Resin Bound Driveway Last?

How long will a Resin Bound Driveway Last?How long will a Resin Bound Driveway Last? A few weeks ago we looked at how long a resin bound driveway will last. Our conclusion was...well...inconclusive. But this is due to a number of variables such as: In a perfect...

Best Pattern Imprinted Concrete Sealer – Revamp your Driveway!

Best Pattern Imprinted Concrete Sealer – Revamp your Driveway!

Pattern Imprinted Concrete Sealer Options    Pattern Imprinted Concrete Sealer Options Pattern imprinted concrete sealer is used to maintain the look and protect the colour of a decorative concrete paving surfaces. Whether it’s a small or large driveway area...

Resin Bound Driveway Maintenance

Resin Bound Driveway Maintenance GuideResin Bound Driveway Maintenance The maintenance of your resin bound driveway is important to keep it in tip top condition. The good news is that it takes minimal effort to keep your resin driveway looking beautiful! Step One: Use...

Resin Driveway Over Concrete

Resin Driveway over ConcreteInstalling a resin driveway over concrete provides an easy and cost effective way of enhancing the appearance of your driveway. By installing a resin surface over an existing surface such as concrete or tarmacadam you can cut out costly sub...

Pattern Imprinted Concrete Driveway FAQs

Pattern Imprinted Concrete Driveway FAQ'sPattern Imprinted Concrete Driveways FAQ's This pattern imprinted concrete driveway FAQs guide has been written with typical questions potential customers have in mind. If you have other questions....please let us know here....

Resin Driveway Costs – An Overview

Resin Driveway Costs In this article we are looking at the resin driveways costs as this driveway surface option is rapidly growing in popularity in the UK. So it's important to have a good idea of cost. Resin is already widely used on commercial projects and...

Which Driveway Stone for a Driveway is Best?

Driveway stone is the common term used for constructing the sub base of a driveway. Other terms you'll frequently hear include Type 1, Scalpings, hardcore and MOT Roadstone. The Importance of Driveway Stone For driveway installations (that are not overlays) the...

Now just how much are gravel prices per ton?

Now just how much are gravel prices per ton?

How Much are Gravel Driveways per Ton?    How much are gravel prices per ton?  Gravel prices per ton..... not as easy as you may think!   Home improvement DIY stores provide options to buy gravel in 'bulk' bags or in 20-25kg bags. These are great...

Driveways Cost? Everything to Calculate for Summer 2021

Driveways Cost? Everything to Calculate for Summer 2021

How much do driveways  cost? 2022 GuideHow much do driveways cost? This is a good question and shouldn't be an after thought. Choosing which driveway surface material and design (including thinking about functionality and aesethetics) is relatively straightforward....

Must READ Block Paving Drainage Problems Guide

Must READ Block Paving Drainage Problems Guide

Must READ Block Paving Drainage Problems GuideThere are three main causes of block paving drainage problems: Block Paving Drainage Problems - Laying on a Concrete Base If there’s a fall (slope that drains either naturally or to installed drainage) blocks can be laid...

Low Maintenance Driveways – TOP Two Paving Surfacing Choices

Low Maintenance Driveways - The Top TwoLow Maintenance Driveways - What are your options? A low maintenance driveway for many of us is up there with a low maintenance garden and general low maintenance life. Who wants to spend hours digging out weeds from in between...

Why has my Block Paving Sank?

Why has my Block Paving Sank?

Why has my block paving sank?Why has my Block Paving Sank? It's irritating and gradually happens over years. If block paving is left to sink it can become a trip hazard and for late night stragglers potentially dangerous.   Exceptional cause In exceptional...

Resin Bound Driveways the 13 most asked questions

Resin Bound Driveways the 13 most asked questions

What Types of Resin are Available for Resin Bound Driveways?   The two main types of resin suitable for resin bound driveways are: Aliphatic Polyurethane - UV stable - This is the best option for driveways, pathways and patios. The protection offered from UV will...

Channel Drainage – Money Down the Drain?

Channel Drainage – Money Down the Drain?

Channel Drainage for Driveways The most popular linear (straight line) drainage systems for driveways are channel drainage systems. These usually come in 1 metre lengths of recycled polypropylene or concrete, and you see them everywhere.   But, not all channel...

Driveway Drainage – An Astoundingly Instructive Guide

Driveway Drainage - An Astoundingly Instructive GuideDriveway Drainage - Who Cares? Once upon a time when cars were hard to come by, rain would fall and be soaked up by flower beds in gardens. There was no need for driveway drainage in those halcyon days. The soaked...

Block paving driveway repairs – Don’t end up like this!

Block paving driveway repairs are usually necessary for driveways that have sunken or around edges where blocks have come away. The usual cause is poor installation of sub base. And sunken block paving driveways with ruts and holes are more common than you might...

Revealed: Grab Lorry Cost for Driveways 2022-

Revealed: Grab Lorry Cost for Driveways 2022-

Revealed: Grab Lorry Cost for Driveways - How much does a Grab Lorry Cost in 2022? What is the grab lorry cost for driveways and other house renovation waste material. Before we dive into that, let's have a look at when a grab lorry is the best option to use. When you...

Resin Drives VS Concrete Drives?

Resin Drives VS Concrete Drives?

Resin Drives vs Concrete DrivesResin Drives VS Concrete Drives Resin drives vs Concrete drives - Strength, duribility and price. Completely different looks and installation. Concrete drives, and in particular pattern imprinted driveways have been very popular since...

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