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Your driveway is one of the first elements of your home that guests see, so presentation and upkeep is important. Hire a trusted local driveway specialist for your paving and resurfacing needs.

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DM Construction's core business is comprehensive refurbishment services. We are a dynamically developing company from Southend on Sea. Thanks to the experience gained, we provide the highest quality renovation and construction services. Our professionally selected team of qualified employees guarantees reliable work performance. DM Construction company in the field of modern interior renovations and exterior refurbishments, helps the investor to choose the right renovation technologies. We hope that our proposals will meet with your interest. Bearing in mind the well-being of our clients, we are always ready to help in the field of technical solutions and we are happy to advise you in case of any questions. We invite you to familiarize yourself with our offer and use our services. Refurbishments - Maintenance - General Building

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Reviewed by Franko on 21/9/2019

“Dawid and team did an excellent doing a floor for me, i used him long time ago, decided to use again as i know hes hardworking, today they finish job for me, thanks again

We are family run business .we underake all aspects of paving ,patio ,fencing ,landscaping & driveways &brick work .we have 15 years experince .

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Reviewed by ron on 14/3/2019

Would recommend very trustworthy

Landscape Doctor is a 5 member, extremely efficient and hard working team with 13 years of experience and hundreds of satisfied customers.

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Reviewed by Shelly on 23/7/2019

Really happy with the garden relandscaping. Barney and his team did a fantastic job including laying a beautiful patio, making apond and LED lights, They were punctual, did the work to a really high standard and were also very nice !! Very happy and would recommend.

Here at Beau Blooms we offer a professional garden care & maintenance service and landscaping services to RHS Standards at very competitive rates. We do private and commercial, and we own all our own power tools ride on mowers and other equipment. I personally studied and qualified for 5 years RHS in horticulture, 2 years garden design and landscaping, and have been in the trade for over 20years. We are Chas registered and have full public liability insurance.

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Reviewed by Jan on 17/8/2019

Mike was easy to speak and whilst i wasn't there when the work was done, his team worked hard to make an unruly garden full of shrubs look more than presentable.

We Only take on one job at a time so we give you our full attention.So give us ago.

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Reviewed by Laura on 2/7/2019

Andrew and his team did an excellent job building a large deck in our very steep garden. Andrew came to us with lots of great ideas and we love the finished product. The team started the work earlier than expected, and our neighbours commented on how lovely the team were!

We are a complete Building and Decorating services offering all trades and 12 months guarantee on all building work. Are highly skilled team look to give you quality workmanship at a competitive rate.

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Reviewed by Robert on 11/9/2019

Robin does a great job and his work is excellent and to a very high standard. I'm so happy with the work done that I'm used Robin for another job I would highly recommended Robin and I would hire again.

Hi my name is Brian I am also a member of checker a trade you can check out my reviews on their I have over 20 years’ experience in the trade of block paving and including: Patios Sandstone paving slabs Bbrickwork turfing Erecting and supplying fencing Gravelling driveways Footpaths Building new walls Here at BB Paving Contractors we understand this and can create bespoke driveways to complement your home and advise on materials that will fit within your budget. We are a local company who you can rely on and all our work is fully guaranteed for five years.

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Reviewed by John on 3/6/2019

Very professional, courteous and polite service, Brain take pride in he’s work man ship quality is excellent, looks fantastic, choose this company to do work as these guys that was excellent, 5 stars from me. Highly recommend

We are a Taunton based company specialising in fencing patios and block paving, Also cleaning all types of external hard surfaces we clean driveways patios decking and block paving bringing them back to as good as new, guttering and downpipes unblocked.

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Reviewed by Stephen on 1/10/2019

Used for some garden landscaping, tree pruning etc. John was prompt, polite, neat and tidy. Would use again. Thanks,

Shropshire driveways and patios ltd have over 20 years experience in building work and specialise in Block paving,tarmac,Walls,fencing,landscaping,gravel driveways all patio work upvc fascias and guttering we pride ourselves on doing a top job at a competitive rate we always arrive on site at the agreed time and always aim please the customer with ours high standards of workmanship

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Reviewed by David on 14/6/2019

Top work very reliable ??

We are specialist in all aspects of ground works inc. driveways, paving, turfing, fencing concreting foundation, drainage we also have 3000 psi jetter for clearing blocked drains we have cctv drain camera to check any fault you might have .

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Reviewed by Karen on 10/10/2019

Reliable and friendly, few issues with the front step and Tony was happy to change the stone that he had already fitted without additional expense to me. Would recommend

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Driveway pavers - what you need to know

When a driveway specialist gets started, they’ll first need to make sure they know where all service pipes and cables are – water, gas, electricity – so that nothing is damaged or disturbed during the work.

What a driveway paver can help with

  • Paving your driveway.
  • Gaining off-street parking, or extra parking spaces.
  • Escaping bureaucratic council parking schemes.
  • Reducing garden maintenance tasks by paving over your front garden.
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Next up is to dig out the area where the driveway will be, as well as to lay down the edges so that, once complete, everything will stay exactly where it is.

Drainage needs to be considered at this stage too, so there’s no water build-up that would affect your home, other properties, or that would require planning permission to sort.

At this point a sub-base will be laid – maybe concrete but more likely an aggregate substance. This is the foundation of your drive and will keep everything level.

A layer of sand is next, which will be compacted and flattened to create a level bed for the bricks or paving stones being used for the drive.

The bricks are then laid tightly across the sand before being flattened again.

Lastly, another layer of fine sand is poured across the bricks to fill all the joints and gaps between the bricks. This is all flattened for a final time to firm up the driveway and bed it all nicely into place.

The qualifications your driveway paver needs

 

Driveway specialists usually gain their experience through courses, apprenticeships or on-the-job training. The key to an excellent driveway is a solid foundation and good workmanship at every stage of laying it. Always check references and ask to speak to previous clients.

Planning permission for driveway paver jobs

If your driveway slants towards your house, you’ll need drainage to keep the water away from soaking into your foundations and brickwork. If your drainage is piped away into sewers you’ll need planning permission, so you should ask your driveway specialist about a soakaway.

Soakaways will be an area within the boundary of your property, where water can safely drain to and soak back into the ground. It’s essentially a hole, dug in an area where it’s safe for water to drain. They then place a membrane for the water to drain to, covering it up completely. It requires no maintenance or access, so you can cover it with whatever you want.

If you stick to that, then you won’t need planning permission for a driveway, but as ever, the planning portal is where you should be looking for all the official advice.

Insurance for driveway paver work

Your driveway paver should have public liability insurance which will protect you and your property should any damage occur.

Questions you should ask a driveway paver

  • Do they have public liability insurance and what does this cover?
  • How long have they been trading for?
  • Can they give you up to 3 references of recent work they’ve completed?
  • Will they give a guarantee/warranty for the work and how long does it last?
  • Will they source all materials and equipment?
  • Will they be using a sub-base, and what material will it be?

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