Block Paving Halesowen

Halesowen Block Paving & Driveway Services

Block Paving Halesowen West Midlands (B63): An eye-catching way to add a pathway, drive or patio area to your garden in Halesowen, is through the use of block paving. Generating a hard wearing parking area for vehicles is the principal use of block paving in both commercial and domestic situations.

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For any Halesowen property, off-road parking is an extremely appealing feature which will increase the market value of your house, provided that it is installed professionally. Money invested in good quality block paving now will pay dividends in the long term should you decide to sell your house.

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It's important to think carefully about how large to make your block pave driveway in Halesowen, and to prepare an exact design for the planned area. It is advisable to design your driveway to be able to safely park and move around your vehicle, but certainly you may be limited by the dimensions of the area you have to build it on. It is also a good idea, when possible, to think of putting in a driveway that can hold more than just one car. This creates space for visitors to park their cars or possibly a teenager's first car when they eventually get through their driving test.

Always try to get a minimum of 3 detailed quotations from different companies, when your are seeking out a specialist contractor to install your new block paving driveway or patio in Halesowen. If any family and friends have had a block paved drive installed recently, you could also ask them if there is anyone they are willing to recommend.

Any self-respecting Halesowen company will offer you a free and in depth quotation for the entire project. Any people who simply turn up at your door saying they "happen to be in the area on another project", should generally be avoided. There are hundreds of scary stories of people having second-rate work, or being left out of pocket when a driveway isn't completed, by these types of rogue traders.

Things that you should anticipate seeing specified on any acceptable quote could be:

  • Preparation (excavation) of the area to be paved
  • Installation of sub-base
  • Water run-off and drainage specifications
  • Quantity, colour and design of block pavers
  • Waste disposal
  • Other things to consider

GROUNDWORK PREPARATION

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If you've got an existing drive, this material will need to be removed and disposed of in the proper manner. To make certain that your new block paving driveway abides by regulations with respect to your property's DPC (damp proof course), more excavations might also be required. New installations of driveways need to be at least two courses of bricks below the existing damp proof course.

Halesowen block paved driveways being laid over bare earth or grass, will need around 230mm of soil to be excavated and removed from the site. This ensures that before your block paving is laid, a decent sub-base and sharp sand layer can be established.

INSTALLATION OF THE SUB-BASE

The sub-base is composed of a layer of MOT Type 1 crushed material topped with sharp sand. To ensure your new drive does not shift or develop low lying spots and dips where pools can form, a sturdy sub-base is vital. Compacted to create a solid, durable and sturdy surface for your drive, terrace or path in Halesowen, MOT Type 1 is a crushed granular aggregate, generally comprising limestone or granite.

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Any drainage issues will be addressed during this phase of the installation. An incline or fall, will be introduced, if this is not already present in the lay of the land, to let excess water to flow away easily. Either purpose built drainage grates can be installed between your dwelling and the driveway for channelling this water away, or it can just be redirected away from your house by the gradient.

The base on which the blocks are laid is formed by shovelling sharp sand onto the compacted sub-base aggregate.

WATER RUN-OFF AND DRAINAGE REQUIREMENTS

All driveways in Halesowen more than 5 square metres must allow excess surface water to run off to a permeable area. Planning permission from your local authorities will be needed, if this precondition can't be observed. In order to avert local flooding, any surface water run-off from your driveway can't be redirected into the main drainage system.

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To keep your new driveway within the law, a professional Halesowen block paving installation specialist will consider your drainage needs as part of the installation process and take any measures that are necessary. They may have to add integrated drainage channels/grates, excavate a dedicated soak-away or install a permeable driveway, in order to achieve this.

If your house is inside a designated conservation area, further drainage and design elements might have to be looked into. A professional block paving installation company will have the knowledge and experience to steer you through this process.

AMOUNT, DESIGN AND COLOUR OF PAVERS

There are a variety of different shapes, colours and sizes of block pavers, and whatever design of drive you want, you should be able to find something that suits. From simple straight sided, square or oblong pavers, to circular, diamond, s-shape and curved, there'll be a style for you. Paver colours can be matched to complement the brickwork of your house, or be contrasting to create a striking feature.

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To create a more seamless and sympathetic entrance for older homes in Halesowen, you may opt to purchase the traditional style pavers, often called tumbled or tumble pavers. Pre-faded and having a reclaimed and time-worn appearance, tumbled pavers give the impression that they have been in that setting for years. You can also buy contemporary pavers if you wish to concoct a more modern look, and a high-gloss finish is even possible by applying a suitable sealer.

The layout of your driveway might be a basic rectangular or square shape, or maybe you have existing features which it must weave around. Three of the most common block paver designs are Stretcher Bond, Herringbone and Basketweave, although block paving can be laid in a number of patterns to produce different effects. Whatever the design or pattern, a reliable block paving company in Halesowen will be able to provide a quality drive that looks magnificent.

A block paving edging is also something to consider. Your local installer will be happy to chat about the finer details of raised edging, different colours or shapes, or if your new drive even needs to be edged at all.

WASTE DISPOSAL

Any block paving installation quotation should always include an itemised allowance for the removal of waste and the expedient method of its disposal. The overall dimensions of your new driveway will determine the volume of existing driveway materials and soil that will be required to be carted away. Unless you're able to utilise the extracted soil in other parts of your garden, it will have to be transported away by truck. Earth and other related materials that are excavated during the installation must be disposed of in a sound, eco-friendly fashion at a registered site.

OTHER THINGS TO CONSIDER

Although it isn't essential for your new driveway in Halesowen, you might be urged to apply a seal to the block paving after it has been installed. Sealing a block paved drive will help keep your drive from staining, lessen the risk of weed and algae growth, stops fading and lengthens the lifespan of your drive. The applying of an appropriate block paving sealant is the perfect way to protect the sizeable investment that you've made in your new drive.

Sealants must never be applied to a recently installed block paved drive as joints and sand need to settle properly for some time. The advised waiting time for coating a new drive with sealer is 6 months, and it is always wise to use a specialist for this kind of project as it is hard to put right any mistakes that are made in this process.

CONCLUSION

Besides adding a useful feature, and increasing the value of your building, you can transform the look of your home with a new block paving drive or patio. It can create a fantastic area where you can relax and enjoy a durable BBQ and seating area in your garden, or provide a hard wearing and stable area for securely parking your vehicle.

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Block paving work can be done in Halesowen and also in nearby places like: Quarry Bank, Moor Street, Woodgate, Belle Vale, Warley, Cradley Heath, Hasbury, Cradley, Romsley, Hurst Green, Hayley Green, Wollescote, Quinton, Lapal, Pedmore Fields, Hunnington, and in these postcodes B62 2HP, B62 2GE, B32 1BB, B62 2GJ, B62 2DE, B62 2BL, B62 0BP, B32 1AF, B62 2HW, B62 2HA. Local Halesowen block paving services will probably have the postcode B63 and the phone code 0121. Checking this out can make sure that you're accessing locally based providers of block paving. Halesowen homeowners can benefit from these and lots of other similar services. Click the "quote" form or banner to get details about block paving in your location.

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Also find: Hasbury block paving, Quarry Bank block paving, Moor Street block paving, Woodgate block paving, Quinton block paving, Hunnington block paving, Wollescote block paving, Lapal block paving, Belle Vale block paving, Pedmore Fields block paving, Cradley block paving, Romsley block paving, Cradley Heath block paving, Hurst Green block paving, Warley block paving, Hayley Green block paving services and more. Most of these areas are served by contractors who do block paving. Halesowen home and property owners can get quotations by clicking here.

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Needless to say, whenever you happen to be doing home improvements and repairs in Halesowen, West Midlands, you will likely need all sorts of different tradespeople and along with a block paving specialist in Halesowen, West Midlands, you could also need pond maintenance in Halesowen, rubbish removal in Halesowen, landscape gardeners in Halesowen, garden digging services in Halesowen, block paving in Halesowen, garden designers in Halesowen, a building contractor in Halesowen, hedge cutting in Halesowen, a bricklayer in Halesowen, skip hire in Halesowen, garden shed installation in Halesowen, garden clearance in Halesowen, a handyman in Halesowen, artifical grass in Halesowen, patio layers in Halesowen, decking fitters in Halesowen, grass cutting services in Halesowen, an electrician in Halesowen, soil irrigation in Halesowen, tree surgeons in Halesowen, fence fitters in Halesowen, carpenters in Halesowen, and other different Halesowen tradesmen.

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Households in Shelton Lane, Cumbrian Croft, Spring Street, Albrighton Road, Cherry Street, Banners Street, Springfield Road, Carters Lane, Badgers Croft, Cockshed Lane, Dencil Close, Barnswood Close, Tibberton Close, Balmoral Close, Southwick Road, Spring Meadow, Brookside Close, Shenstone Valley Road, Carisbrooke Drive, Short Street, Ainsdale Gardens, Bath Meadow, Shrawley Close, Barn Close, Blackberry Lane, Summerfields Avenue, St Margarets Drive, Sedgeberrow Road, have needed block paving just recently. Block paving driveways were also undertaken in these Halesowen area postcodes: B62 2HP, B62 2GE, B32 1BB, B62 2GJ, B62 2DE, B62 2BL, B62 0BP, B32 1AF, B62 2HW, B62 2HA. Work was done in these places by specialists in block paving. Halesowen householders received high quality and reliable block paving services on every occasion.

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