Paths, Driveways & Patios

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How to Repair a Driveway

How to Repair a Driveway (Featured Image)
Driveways are under constant attack from weeds, sun, rain, vehicles, old age and general wear and tear. If you have an asphalt driveway, it may at first seem difficult to […]

How to Remove Weeds & Repair an Asphalt Driveway or Path:

How to Repair a Driveway - Weeds
Weeds can be a real pain. They will often grow around the edge of driveways (where there is a join). Or, in any cracks that have appeared. A ‘self seeded’ […]

How to Repair Asphalt – Cracks and Holes:

How to Repair a Driveway - Two Holes and a Crack
Cracks in a driveway may be caused by roots growing underneath the driveway and causing the ground to expand. They can also be caused by weeds, Subsidence and Overloading. The […]

How to Repair & Paint an Asphalt Drive (Old Age, Wear and Tear):

How to Repair a Driveway - Painting on Bitumen (Featured Image)
Over time, as an asphalt driveway ages, it dries out. The small stones held in the asphalt by tar become dislodged. The asphalt can lose its ability to hold together […]

How to Repair Asphalt – Subsidence and Overloading:

How to Repair a Driveway - Using a watered down first coat as a primer. This helps everything stick
Subsidence: Subsidence is often where the surface below the asphalt is weakened by: Typically the area will sink, the asphalt surface will stretch, which in turn causes cracking. The asphalt […]

The Best Washing Line (is it Unbreakable)?

A Broken Washing Line - Tying a Knot
There is nothing worse than all your nice clean washing ending up on the floor, when your clothesline breaks. Time and time again I’ve installed an ‘off the shelf washing […]