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 Repair Asphalt – Weeds:

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 may also be caused by: Weeds.Subsidence and Overloading. The holes […]

How to Repair Asphalt – Painting (Old Age, Wear and Tear):

How to Repair a Driveway - Painting on Bitumen (Featured Image)
Over time, as an asphalt driveway ages, small stones in the asphalt become dislodged. The asphalt can loose its ability to hold together and can start to break up. Dirt […]

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
Topics Subsidence:Overloading:Prevention:Tools & Materials Required:The Repair:Notes (Hints & Tips): Subsidence: Subsidence is often where the surface below the asphalt is weakened by: Erosion.Or, the ground (substrate) under the asphalt covering, […]