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Soakwells: 3 Circumstances When You May Have to Install Them in Your Property

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One of the biggest challenges that homeowners without access to municipal sewerage services have is disposing excess water from their property. A soakwell is an invention that helps you collect water from the roof when it rains and deposits it in an underground reservoir. The soakwell is usually porous and covered to prevent contamination. Once the water gets inside it, it slowly soaks into the surrounding soil. The water gradually joins the rest of the groundwater. Read More»

Top Benefits of Foam Bitumen Stabilisation

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Not long ago, repairs on pavements and roads were accomplished by excavating and laying a fresh mix of asphalt. Not only was the process expensive, but it was also time-consuming. Moreover, repaired sections needed cordoning until they were dry and ready to accommodate vehicle traffic. However, this changed with the discovery of foam bitumen. Although bitumen has been in existence for about50 years, it only became a mainstay in paving repairs less than two decades ago. Read More»

Why You Should Choose Natural Stone Pavers for Your Patio or Walkway Installation

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Looking for the perfect paving material for your patio or walkway installation project?  There are many different kinds of pavers in the construction market today. These include brick, concrete, asphalt and natural stone pavers. While each type of paving material has its unique pros and cons, natural stone easily comes out on top owing to its incredible qualities. Read along to find out why you should choose natural stone pavers for your patio or walkway installation job. Read More»

4 ways of ensuring that your asphalt driveway is durable

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One of the best materials you can use to pave your driveway is asphalt. Asphalt is not only cost-effective, but it can also be infused with water-resistant and temperature-resistant additives. And with a proper sealcoat, your asphalt driveway will look clean and polished with the backdrop of the sun. To ensure that your asphalt coating is of high quality, here are 4 important elements you should pay close attention to prior to installation. Read More»

Why You Should Consider Investing in Texture Coating Over Paint

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The exterior look of your house can affect the aesthetic appeal of your entire home. There are many ways to enhance the exterior look of your home, such as rendering. Since different house-rendering options are better designed for different applications, you must be careful in your choices. Texture coating and the use of paint are the common exterior-rendering options. If you want the highest value for your money, here are reasons you should choose texture coating. Read More»

Tips on Resurfacing and Maintaining Your Acrylic Tennis Court

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The level and frequency of activities on an acrylic tennis court can accelerate wear and tear and necessitate regular surfacing. An even sports ground creates a safe environment for players without the risk of trip and fall accidents. The process of resurfacing and maintaining an acrylic tennis court may be different from other courts, such as concrete, asphalt, and carpet courts. Here you will learn the problems you should look out for to determine the right time for resurfacing the acrylic court, and how to maintain and prolong its life. Read More»

Landscape Your Yard with Concrete Patterned Pavers

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If you live in an area suffering from severe drought, you may be considering ways to conserve water. One thing to note is that lawns tend to take up a significant amount of water to stay hydrated. Therefore, the best place to start in your water conservation efforts would be to reduce the amount of grass on your property and replace it with alternative landscaping solutions that would be low maintenance. Read More»

Important Considerations You Must Make When Going for Lime-stabilised Roads

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Constructing a driveway on naturally cohesive or wet soils is a difficult job. Such clayey soils absorb a lot of water, which weakens the bond between the soil particles even in an area where you’ve compacted the ground using heavy machinery. Thankfully, you can stabilise such soil by treating it with lime to suit your driveway construction needs. Lime stabilisation brings in desired moisture retention qualities that prevent hardening and cracking when the soil loses water. Read More»

Simple DIY Tips for Bitumen Driveway Repair

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The popularity of bitumen driveways in residential and commercial properties can be attributed to the general resilience and durability of the material. Basically, the surface is made from gravel which is bound together using petroleum residue products. The combination of the products forms a very hard and water-resistant material that provides long-term service under heavy usage. Still, bitumen driveways are vulnerable to damages due to poor maintenance practices, improper usage and even inclement weather. Read More»