Choosing the right material

When deciding on a new driveway there are a variety of different materials that you can choose from, all with different qualities and faults. As your driveway is the first thing visitors see when they visit your property, it’s important your driveway portrays your characteristics and shows that you take pride in your home.

What about Tarmac?

Tarmac is becoming more popular as a driveway material- but why?. Surfacing companies like that tarmac is becoming more popular due to the easy application onto the driveway. Tarmac has only recently become popular, therefore, is more of a contemporary design for your driveway. Tarmac is good value for money and provides an attractive, durable surface that lasts longer than most surfaces.

One colour doesn’t fit all

With all different colours, tarmac is quite customizable to you. You can make your own colour and make it appropriate for your home, and unique to yourself. With tarmac, any scratches or marks are easy to repair. Tarmac is strong, but you shouldn’t have severely heavy objects on it for long periods of time. there’s always a chance you could cause damage to the top surface.

The downside

There are a few disadvantages to tarmac as there is with any driveway material. The problem is with weeds, algae and moss can grow through the cracks of the tarmac. Therefore, it reduces the appearance of your driveway. As tarmac is oil-based the spilling of diesel in contact with tarmac can ruin the appearance of your tarmac.

Kings Verdict

There are pros and cons to Tarmac, however, it is an excellent driveway material that is very durable, but the decision falls to you. Is tarmac suitable for your driveway? Whether it is or isn’t, Kings Driveways provide the best solutions for your driveways