Block Paving Holmfirth

Holmfirth Block Paving & Driveway Services

Block Paving Holmfirth West Yorkshire (HD9): Block pavers are an appealing way to create a path, driveway or patio around your home in Holmfirth. While block paving does have a myriad of applications in both residential and commercial environments, it is most frequently used for constructing hard wearing and durable parking areas for cars and vehicles.

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The professional installation of a block paving driveway will add some extra value to your home, because off-road parking is a particularly desirable feature for any Holmfirth property. If you decide to invest a bit of money in a really good area of block paving right now, you'll not only gain the advantage of having the use of a valuable facility in the future, you'll also get a large part of your investment back when you eventually come around to selling.

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You will need to think carefully about the overall size of your block pave drive in Holmfirth during the design stage of the process, to ensure it's big enough for your purpose. It is advisable to plan your driveway to be able to easily park and move around your vehicle, but of course you may be restricted by the size of the area that you have to build it on. It's also a good idea, where possible, to think of putting in a driveway that can accommodate at least one more vehicle than your own. This provides extra space for visitor's vehicles and also for older children's vehicles when they get through their test and start driving.

When hunting for a reliable contractor to install your block paving in Holmfirth, always request a minimum of 3 quotes from different companies. You could ask for advice and recommendations from neighbours and friends, if any of them have had a block pave drive installed recently.

A reputable company ought to provide a free and comprehensive quote for completing the project. Any contractors who just show up at your door stating they "just happen to be in the area on another project", should generally be avoided. They might obviously be genuine (but are unlikely to be), and there are any number of horror stories of householders being embarrassed and out of pocket when the promised drive isn't properly finished, or having poor work done.

Items that will be mentioned in any quote may include:

  • Preparation of the area
  • Installation of sub-base
  • Drainage and water run-off requirements
  • Quantity, colour and design of block pavers
  • Waste disposal
  • Other issues to consider

PREPARING THE GROUNDWORK

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If you've got a pre-existing driveway, this material will have to be removed and disposed of in the proper fashion. Additional excavations might be necessary to make sure that your new block pave drive obeys building regulations covering your property's damp proof course (DPC). New driveway installations require them to be at least 2 brick courses or 150mm below the existing DPC.

Holmfirth block paving driveways being installed upon bare earth or grass, will need about 230mm (9 inches) of soil to be excavated and removed from the site. This is going to allow for the installation of a decent sub-base and sharp sand layer, before any block paving is put down.

SUB-BASE INSTALLATION

A good layer of Type 1 crushed material, topped with sharp sand, is utilised to form the sub-base. A solid sub-base makes sure your drive will not shift or develop low lying spots and dips where pools can form. Normally comprising limestone or granite which is compacted to form a durable, firm and strong surface for your path, terrace or drive in Holmfirth, MOT Type 1 is a kind of crushed aggregate.

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During this phase of the installation process any potential issues with drainage will be taken care of. A gradient or fall, will be inserted, if one isn't already present in the lay of the land, to enable water to flow off easily. This will be directed either away from your house or into drainage grates installed between your drive and your dwelling.

The final base onto which the block pavers are laid is formed by shovelling sharp sand onto the packed down sub-base aggregate.

WATER RUN-OFF AND DRAINAGE REQUIREMENTS

Excess surface water has to be run off to a permeable area on any driveway over 5 sq mtr in Holmfirth. If your drive can't conform to this proviso, planning permission you will need to get planning permission from your local council. You're not allowed to redirect excess water from a driveway into the drainage system, because it can increase the risk of flooding the local area.

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Any professional block paving installation specialist in Holmfirth will determine your drainage needs and take the measures needed to make certain your new drive sticks to the regulations, as an integral part of the installation process. So as to accomplish this they may have to add integrated drainage channels, excavate a soakaway area or install a SUDS compliant permeable driveway .

If your property is inside a conservation area, further drainage and design elements might need to be evaluated. To get guidance and advice through this process, you must seek the help of a dependable block paving installer in Holmfirth.

DESIGN, COLOUR AND AMOUNT OF PAVERS

Block pavers come in an array of different sizes, colours and shapes to suit any design and pattern of driveway you are planning. From simple straight edged, oblong or square block pavers, to curved, circular, diamond and s-shape, you'll find a style for you. Block pavers can be colour matched to suit your property's brickwork, or be in total contrast to create an eye-catching feature.

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Traditional style block paving, better known as tumbled pavers, are readily available for older properties in Holmfirth, to create a seamless and sympathetic entrance to your house. These are pre-faded during manufacture and have a rustic and character feel to their appearance. You can also obtain contemporary block pavers if you'd like to create a more modern look, and these can even have a high-gloss finish by applying a suitable block paving sealer.

Your new block paving drive in Holmfirth could be designed as a basic oblong or square shape, or it could snake around other landscaped features of your garden. To realise various effects, the laying of block paving can be completed in many patterns; Basketweave, Herringbone and Stretcher Bond, being among the most common. Regardless of the pattern and design you go for, a dependable block paving contractor in Holmfirth will build you a wonderful looking drive to give you that much needed curb appeal.

Edging to your block paving area must also be considered. You can have a chat with your chosen installer about the advantages of raised kerb stones, different colours and shapes, or when your driveway is bounded by walls, whether it actually needs edging at all.

WASTE DISPOSAL

When you are given a quotation for the installation of block paving, an itemised fee for the removal of waste materials and its responsible method of disposal should mentioned. The overall dimensions of your new drive will influence the amount of soil and waste materials that will need to be disposed of. Unless you can utilise the scraped off topsoil in other areas of your garden, it will need to be carried away by truck. The majority of of the soil and other materials can be reused, therefore they must be transported to a certified disposal site.

OTHER THINGS TO CONSIDER

Most block paving contractors in Holmfirth will advise you to seal your new drive after installation, although this isn't at all essential. You will extend the life of your block paving drive by sealing it, and furthermore the sealer shields it from staining, improves the colour, reduces the risk of algae growth and slows down fading. The application of a decent block paving sealant is a great way to secure the sizeable investment you have made in your new drive.

As the sand and jointing needs to settle properly for a while, sealers should never be put on a newly installed driveway. It is best to use a professional for the application of sealant, as mistakes are tricky to resolve, and it is recommended that you wait no less than 6 mths before doing it.

CONCLUSION

A block paving patio or drive can transform the look of your property in Holmfirth. It can provide you with a stable and hard wearing area for safely parking your vehicle, or create a fantastic area to relax and enjoy a sturdy seating and barbecue area in your garden.

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Block paving work can be done in Holmfirth and also in: Meal Hill, Holmbridge, Jackson Bridge, Thongsbridge, Upperthong, Totties, Fulstone, Wooldale, Scholes, Longley, Austonley, New Mill, Cartworth Fold, Hepworth, Netherthong, as well as in these postcodes HD9 2JW, HD9 1QJ, HD9 1AY, HD9 1ES, HD9 1UZ, HD9 2RG, HD9 1AD, HD9 1AX, HD9 1DZ, HD9 2AR. Local Holmfirth block pavers will likely have the phone code 01484 and the postcode HD9. Verifying this can confirm that you are accessing local providers of block paving. Holmfirth homeowners will be able to utilise these and countless other related services.

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Households in Shaley House, Springwood Road, Thick Hollins Road, Victoria Street, Wells Green, Longley Lane, Liphill Bank Road, Highway, Sycamore Rise, Rattle Row, Shaley Wood, Cooperative Terrace, Choppards Lane, Market Walk, Far Cliffe, Binns Lane, Daisy Lane, Fearnley Lane, Acre Lane, Roaine Drive, Hollowgate, Upper Bank End Road, Brow Lane, Prospect Place, Cliffe Road, Hebble Court, Summervale, have needed block paving recently. Block paving driveways were also undertaken in these local Holmfirth postcodes: HD9 2JW, HD9 1QJ, HD9 1AY, HD9 1ES, HD9 1UZ, HD9 2RG, HD9 1AD, HD9 1AX, HD9 1DZ, HD9 2AR. These places recently saw activity by specialists in block paving. Holmfirth business and home owners enjoyed the benefits of trusted and dependable block paving services on every occasion.

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(This block paving Holmfirth article was successfully updated on 19-08-2022)