Tips for choosing between thick or thin pavers

Choosing the thickness of paving stones for your surfacing in Falmouth, Cornwall

If you’re tackling a home project that involves the construction of a patio or pathway, you may face the challenge of choosing pavers that will best fit the design you’re envisioning. It could prove to be challenging if you’ve never dabbled in construction before. While you can always consult the contractor you’ve hired, it’s still […]

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Looking after your driveway in the snow

Looking after your driveway in the snow in Cornwall

While your driveway was built to last for many years, there are practices that you can carry out to ensure that it’ll last even longer. These activities are even more critical for specific seasons, such as winter, to ensure that your driveway comes out undamaged and intact from all the snow. We may be entering […]

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Repairing cracks in a concrete driveway

Cornwall driveway being repaired - Cremin Surfacing

A concrete driveway is there for functional and aesthetic reasons. Not only does it beautify your property through a pavement, but it also allows you to walk and drive on it with ease and convenience. Despite its durable surface, your concrete driveway can be subjected to wear and tear over time. With constant use and […]

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Keeping your driveway well maintained

Tarmac Driveway near Falmouth, Cornwall

Having a well-maintained driveway plays a major role in making a first positive impression, improving your curb appeal, keeping your property safe and functional, and boosting your home’s value. With the constant exposure to the weight of vehicles, various elements, erosions, and oil leaks, however, the material of your driveway’s surface can easily degrade over […]

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Why block paving is better than concrete

Block Paving Cornwall Driveway near Falmouth

Are you thinking of paving your driveway or patio? You might have heard of block paving. Block paving is increasingly becoming a popular choice today over concrete. Block paving is comprised of individual bricks or blocks that are laid down in a predetermined pattern. Here are the reasons that block paving is a good choice […]

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How to maintain a Tarmac Driveway

Tarmac driveway in Cornwall by Cremin Surfacing

While Tarmac is generally known for its durability, the material won’t last forever. Over time, your driveway will break down. That said, you can ensure that you maximise the expected lifespan of your Tarmac driveway by taking the proper steps to maintain it. Whether the Tarmac on your property covers only the driveway or extends […]

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The Causes of Cracked Driveways & How to Fix Them

Cornwall driveway being repaired - Cremin Surfacing

If you’ve ever taken the time to look at yours or someone else’s driveway, you may have noticed that it has cracks here and there. As you well know, cracks on driveways can be a cause for headaches, not only because they make driving on it a little less ideal, but they essentially hurt the […]

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4 Benefits of Resin Bound Paving

Resin driveway in Falmouth, Cornwall

Whether you’re starting a new project or planning to renovate your driveway, know that there are plenty of hard-surfacing systems to choose from in the market. Concrete, block paving, and imprinted concrete are three of the go-to choices, but not many people know the unique benefits of going for resin-bound surfacing. What is Resin-Bound Surfacing? […]

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5 Factors to Consider for Your Driveway Planning & Preparation

Planning a driveway for your home

Pursuing a property renovation project is such a fulfilling endeavour. Many homeowners consider renovating some areas of their homes to improve the property’s overall appearance and functionality. If you are thinking about a renovation project, chances are that you’re thinking about remodelling your kitchen and bathroom or replacing your roofing system. Know that one facet […]

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Checking the Surfacing Quality of Concrete

Concrete driveways

Concrete is a composite material that primarily consists of binding mediums such as embedded particles or a combination of fine and coarse aggregates. It is a fundamental foundation in any building blocks; therefore, quality control is imperative when making concrete surfacing – either for driveways or pavements. These compressive tests help provide a definite idea […]

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