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Gravel

What Is Gravel?

Gravel is often the perfect solution for homeowners looking to create a rustic appearance whilst on a budget. Gravel has been used as a paving solution for 100s of years due to its low cost and how easy it is to acquire the product.

Product Summary

Maintenance 

Routine Maintenance Required

Durability

Long Lasting (if gravel grids are used)

Colour Choices

Large Variety Of Colours and Sizes

Price

££

Permeability

Fully Permeable, No Extra Drainage Needed

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Frequently Asked Questions

SHOULD I USE A GRID MAT FOR MY GRAVEL DRIVEWAY?

If it’s within your budget, grids are definitely worth the money and will pay off in the long run. Using an interlocking gravel grid within your gravel driveway will increase the structural integrity of the installation…

HOW MUCh DOES A GRAVEL DRIVEWAY COST?

A reputable contractor will usually price a gravel driveway between £50and £110. This variation in price is based on a number of factors including size and location…

Are GRAVEL Driveways Permeable?

Gravel driveways are the most permeable option by far. This stays true, as long as the base is also permeable. The use of type 3 MOT will be essential to ensure complete permeability, and this can be sourced from builders merchants…

CAN GRAVEL BE USED AS A PATIO?

Using gravel is a great way to create a rustic look. It’s a cost effective method that can be used to create stunning features around your home, such as winding pathways and stunning patio areas. It must be noted that gravel does come with it’s flaws…

IS GRAVEL MAINTENANCE FREE?

Unfortunately not. In fact, it’s one of the most notorious alongside block paving for high maintenance. Steps can be taken to reduce the levels of maintenance and we will go over some tips in this blog post…

HOW DO I FIND THE RIGHT CONTRACTOR FOR A GRAVEL DRIVEWAY?

As with any of the surfaces available for driveways and patios, you want to make sure you’re choosing the correct contractor for the job. You can do this by thoroughly researching the company and asking a series of questions…

Gravel Colour Options

Let’s have a look the different colour options available
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