Paving & Driveway Specialists in Newcastle

Do you dream of renovating your home but aren't sure where to start? Why not at the beginning.. of the drive?

Regardless of how big or small your plans our tradespeople can help with anything from fixing drainage problems with driveways to resolving problems with pooling water on driveway surfaces.

Whenever you are ready to contact us we are ready to help and will connect you with our Newcastle paving and driveway specialists at a time that suits you.

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Utilise slabbing to construct the foundation for a shed

You should first make sure that you have that the bases for the build are sufficient to build a garden shed on your property. A foundation made out of slabs of concrete would be an acceptable base construction approach as it will be cheaper than other methods and is not the most difficult of assignments to finish. You need to check that the concrete slabs that you obtain are of a good quality before the commencement of the job.

Make sure that any infringing plants or trees are cut back then compact the ground so it is level, before administering a mixture of dry cement and sand, before proceeding to compact this as well. Lay your slabs onto this mix, ensuring that all of them are level. If you feel that the task is a little beyond your DIY capabilities then hire a knowledgeable tradespeople in Newcastle to undertake the job on your behalf.


Talented paving and driveway experts can be appointed to clean block paving

A block paving driveway is a fabulous thing to have in any abode in the country and can continue to be so as long as it receives a wash down every 6 months. It also happens to be a simple job when you do need to run through the job, although a reliable tradesmen in Newcastle can be enlisted to complete the assignment if you would like. Simply brush down your paving with a broom to remove any dust and debris that may compromise it's handsome appearance.

Once this has been done the driveway will need to be washed down with water and if you have the facility to do it, apply a cleaning agent or soap if that is not available. If you have access to one, use a jet or pressure washer because the task can be completed in half the time this way. They are relatively straightforward to locate and rent, and don't cost an excessive amount to do so.

When you have reached this step, we would advocate the usage of a reputable brand of weed killer to stop the spread of weeds between cleaning sessions. These can be picked up at your local garden centre, but we suggest the utilisation of a non-toxic solution to prevent you inadvertently harming pets.