Block paving offers a range of fantastic benefits to the modern home, with a variety of uses available to offer each household exactly what it needs. One way to use block paving is as a driveway surface material, where it brings a fresh, updated image to your home’s exterior whilst also providing a practical addition to your home in terms of access and vehicle storage. Learn more about the uses and benefits of block paving driveways by reading on.

What Is Block Paving?

Block paving is undoubtedly one of the most common and popular types of driveway found in the UK, using blocks or bricks to form patterns that are held in place with sub-base and sand. It is popular thanks to its easy installation and versatile capabilities – once you’ve prepared the ground you simply need to lay the bricks in your chosen pattern and seal them in place! Whilst it is incredibly simple to install, it can be a truly beautiful addition to your home, with pattern options available to suit everyone’s unique tastes.

Aesthetics

One of the most important features of any household feature is how it looks, so it’s important that you’re able to find the right style when you’re choosing the designs for your new driveway. Block paving driveways are ideal for those who want their driveway to create a more stylish initial image for their home, with the option to personalise the pattern from simple designs to intricate patterns that really catch the eye.

Maintenance

Another major factor to consider is the level of maintenance that is going to be required with your new look driveway – if it’s going to require a great deal of time and money to keep in top shape, it may become too much of a hassle over time. With block paving, you needn’t worry about maintenance; it’s as easy as a simple scrub with soap and water every couple of months, with the ability to even replace damaged brick to keep your driveway looking as good as new.

Durability

If you’re investing in a new home landscaping project, you’ll want it to be able to stand the test of time; these projects often cost a substantial amount of money to undertake, so they need to provide value for money. Block paving is a tough, durable driveway material that looks good and functions effectively for years to come. As previously mentioned, minor imperfections such as broken bricks can easily be replaced on a piece-by-piece basis. Sturdy block paving driveways can withstand the pressure of vehicles passing over time and time again with little to no signs of wear and tear, and is also resistant to the impacts that the changing seasons can throw at it such as ice, snow, rain, and heat.

If you’re interested in installing a beautiful new driveway at your home’s front door, get in touch with us here at Brett Landscaping – we’re experts at finding the perfect fit for every homeowners needs and desires, with a huge range of block paving available to tailor to your specific tastes.

Head over to our Inspiration Page to find a collection of creative uses of our block paving driveways range and more around your home to create a brand new aesthetic to the household!

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