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Fordingbridge Block Paving & Driveway Services

Block Paving Fordingbridge Hampshire (SP6): Block pavers are an attractive way to add a path, driveway or patio around your home in Fordingbridge. The primary use of block pavers in commercial and residential settings is for establishing a durable and long-lasting parking spot for vehicles.

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The professional installation of a block paved driveway will add value to your house, because off-road parking is a particularly desirable feature for any Fordingbridge property. Money invested in properly laid block paving now will pay dividends in the future should you decide to sell your house.

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You must think carefully about the size of your block paving driveway in Fordingbridge during the design phase of the process, to make certain it's large enough for your needs. You'll need to be able to move and easily park your car, and it is advisable to organise your new drive around these prerequisites, even though the size of the land area you have to build it on may well determine this. If it's possible to build a driveway that has enough room for at least one more car than your own, that's also a great idea. This provides space for visitor's vehicles and also for older children's cars when they eventually pass their test and start driving.

When attempting to find a qualified contractor to install your block paved area in Fordingbridge, always request no less than three quotations from different companies. If any of your friends and associates have had a block paving driveway installed recently, you could also ask them if there's anyone they can recommend.

A reputable company ought to provide a free and detailed quote for the complete project. Any people who simply turn up at your front door stating they "just happen to be in the area on another job", should generally be avoided. Although they may be legitimate, there are hundreds of scary stories about homeowners receiving poor work, or being ashamed and out of pocket when a driveway is not properly finished.

Items that to be factored into any quote could include:

  • Preparation groundwork, i.e. excavations
  • Sub-base installation
  • Drainage and water run-off specifications
  • Style, colour and quantity of block pavers
  • Waste disposal
  • Other considerations

GROUNDWORK PREPARATION

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If you've already got a drive, the associated construction materials and waste will have to be lifted, removed and disposed of in an ethical and responsible way. To make certain that your new block paving dive conforms to building regulations covering your property's damp proof course, additional excavations might also be needed. The guidelines demand that new driveways are installed 2 brick courses or 150mm below the current damp proof course of your home.

Roughly 230mm (nine inches) of soil will need to be dug out and removed if your block paving dive in Fordingbridge is being laid on top of grass or bare earth. This ensures that before any actual block paving is laid, a good sub-base and sharp sand stratum can be established.

SUB-BASE INSTALLATION

The sub-base is created from a sharp sand topped layer of Type 1 crushed gravel and stones. A sturdy sub-base ensures your new drive won't move or develop low lying spots and dips where pools can form. Made from limestone or granite which is firmly packed down to create a strong, durable and solid surface for your footpath, driveway or patio in Fordingbridge, MOT Type 1 is a kind of crushed granular aggregate.

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During this phase of the installation process any potential issues with drainage will be addressed. A gradient or fall, will be developed, if not already inherent in the lay of the land, to encourage water to flow off easily. You can either redirect this water away from your home, or direct it into purpose built drainage channels that are installed in between your property and the drive.

As soon as the type 1 sub-base has been firmly compacted down, sharp sand can be added and levelled off to form a base for laying the blocks.

DRAINAGE AND WATER RUN-OFF REQUIREMENTS

Excess water has to be drained off to a suitable permeable area on every driveway over five square metres in Fordingbridge. Planning permission from your local council will be needed, if this requirement can't be adhered to. Any excess water from your driveway can't be redirected into the drainage system because of the risk of localised flooding.

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As an integral part of the driveway installation process, a reputable block paving installation specialist in Fordingbridge will investigate your drainage needs and take the measures needed to make sure your new drive conforms to the legal guidelines. They might have to excavate a dedicated soak-away, add built-in drainage grates/channels or install a permeable driveway, so as to accomplish this.

Homes that are within a conservation area will need added consideration regarding drainage and design elements. To get advice and guidance through this procedure, you must seek the assistance of a dependable block paving installation specialist in Fordingbridge.

AMOUNT, COLOUR AND DESIGN OF PAVERS

There are a selection of colours, sizes and shapes of block pavers, and regardless of what design of driveway you have in mind, you should have no trouble finding a suitable solution. With options from the commonly seen straight edged, rectangular or square blocks, to the fancier, s-shape, circular, diamond and curved versions, you should be able to find the perfect style. You could match your driveway colours with the brickwork of your property, or create a striking feature with a contrasting colour.

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Older houses in Fordingbridge might be better suited to the traditional style of pavers, generally known as tumbled or tumble pavers, which produce a more seamless and sympathetic result. These are pre-faded during manufacture and have a reclaimed and character feel to their appearance. You can also buy contemporary pavers if you are aiming to create a more modern look, and you can even produce a high-gloss finish with the application of a suitable sealant.

Dependant upon the structure of your garden area, your new block paving drive in Fordingbridge could be laid out as a straightforward square or rectangular shape, or it could snake its way around other hard landscaping features for a more desirable effect. The 3 most commonplace block paver designs are Herringbone, Basketweave and Stretcher Bond, although block paving can be laid in several patterns for different effects. A professional block paving specialist in Fordingbridge will be able to build a quality driveway that looks wonderful, whichever pattern or design you pick.

A block paving edging is also something to look into. You can discuss with your chosen installer the pros and cons of raised edging, different colours or shapes, or if your drive butts up against walls, whether it needs to be edged at all.

DISPOSAL OF WASTE

A block paving installation quote has to include the charges for the removal of waste and the proper manner of its disposal. The overall size of your new driveway will determine the quantity of earth and existing driveway materials that will be required to be carted away. Any excess earth will have to be shifted by truck if it can't be used on other parts of your garden. Responsible disposal at a registered site is a must for any excavated earth and other materials.

OTHER THINGS TO CONSIDER

Although not really essential for your new driveway in Fordingbridge, you could well be advised to put a coat of sealant on the block paving after installation. Sealing a block paved driveway will help protect it from staining, lower the risk of weed and algae growth, prevents fading and extends the life of your driveway. A good sealant is a perfect way to safeguard the investment that you've made in your brand new block paving drive.

Because the sand and joints need to settle properly for a while, sealants shouldn't ever be put on to a freshly installed drive. It's recommended that you wait at least 6 mths before coating a new block paved driveway with sealer, and it is highly advisable to use a specialist for the application as mistakes are difficult to rectify.

CONCLUSION

Besides gaining a useful facility, and increasing the worth of your building, you can transform the look of your home with a new block paved driveway or patio. It can provide you with an area to relax and sit in your garden, a hard wearing area for safely parking your vehicles, or create a distinctive and unique pathway for accessing your doorway.

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Block paving work can be carried out in Fordingbridge and also in: Charing Cross, Gorley Lynch, Rockbourne, Lower Burgate, Godshill Wood, Stuckton, Damerham, Upper Burgate, Woodgreen, Blissford, Breamore, North Gorley, Alderholt, Ellingham, Sandleheath, South End, Frogham, Hyde, as well as in these postcodes SP6 1NH, SP6 1HN, SP6 1RS, SP6 1LE, SP6 1JE, SP6 1BD, SP6 1JA, SP6 1EG, SP6 1JR, SP6 1DD. Locally based Fordingbridge block paving specialists will probably have the postcode SP6 and the dialling code 01425. Checking this out will ensure that you are accessing locally based providers of block paving. Fordingbridge property owners will be able to utilise these and lots of other related services. Simply click the "quote" banner to get details about block paving in your location.

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Also find: Hyde brick & block paving, Alderholt brick & block paving, Damerham brick & block paving, Breamore brick & block paving, Sandleheath brick & block paving, North Gorley brick & block paving, Rockbourne brick & block paving, Blissford brick & block paving, Woodgreen brick & block paving, Gorley Lynch brick & block paving, Frogham brick & block paving, South End brick & block paving, Lower Burgate brick & block paving, Ellingham brick & block paving, Godshill Wood brick & block paving, Upper Burgate brick & block paving, Charing Cross brick & block paving, Stuckton block paving services and more. All of these areas are catered for by contractors who do block paving. Fordingbridge business and home owners can get block paving quotations by clicking here.

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Householders living in the following roads and areas have just recently requested block paving - Vimoutiers Court, The Bartons, Ashford Close, Pennys Lane, Normandy Way, Blue Valley Mews, High Street, Mill Court, Mayfield Road, Ashford Road, Southampton Road, Sandle Manor Drive, Bowerwood Road, Burgate Manor, Highfield Hall, Hertford Close, Queens Gardens, St. Georges Road, Merton Close, Midgham Road, Brympton Close, Burnham Road, Victoria Gardens, Ringwood Road, Pembridge Road, Saddlers Close, Riverdale Close, Marl Lane, Victoria Road, Picket Close, as well as the following local Fordingbridge postcodes: SP6 1NH, SP6 1HN, SP6 1RS, SP6 1LE, SP6 1JE, SP6 1BD, SP6 1JA, SP6 1EG, SP6 1JR, SP6 1DD. These locations recently saw activity by specialists in block paving. Fordingbridge property owners benefited from professional and dependable block paving services on each occasion.

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