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Tree root protection on driveway resurfacing projects

Tree root protection on driveway resurfacing projects

When you’re installing a beautiful new gravel driveway, it’s a sound investment in both the aesthetic of your property and the value of your home. Good preparation is essential to ensure a long-lasting and low maintenance gravel driveway. Part of good driveway design...

How to keep gravel on a sloping driveway

How to keep gravel on a sloping driveway

Magnificent homes are deserving of impressive outdoor spaces as much as inspiring interiors. When Ivan Holding decided to renovate his 1970s home, Beggars’ Roost, he knew that a new gravel driveway was an essential feature to match the property's splendour. The...

Gravel driveway ideas – exciting edging

Gravel driveway ideas – exciting edging

When you invest in a new gravel driveway, you’re choosing a premium finish. Gravel driveways not only elevate the appearance of your home, but they can add value too. You can spend a lot of time deciding on the best gravel, including the size and colour to opt for....

Gravel driveway ideas – inspiring planting schemes

Gravel driveway ideas – inspiring planting schemes

When you've weighed up the pros and cons of different driveway finishes, opting for a gravel driveway often emerges as the winner. But choosing the best surface and installing it with a gravel driveway grid system is just the beginning of the process. Once you know...

What NOT to spend your money on when developing a property

What NOT to spend your money on when developing a property

To secure the best financial return on a property development project, you need to know where to spend money to the best advantage. This will vary by area and type of property, but there are some standard features and aspects that should be addressed regardless. These...

What to spend your money on when developing a property

What to spend your money on when developing a property

When developing a property for resale it’s essential to make sensible choices about what you spend your money on to secure the best financial return. Likewise, if you’ve bought a fixer-upper to live in, the home will likely have a ceiling value, and there’ll be a...

7 lessons the professionals can teach us about property development

7 lessons the professionals can teach us about property development

Property development is an appealing prospect, promising good returns in a buoyant market and the satisfaction of creating something that someone else wants to buy. But it can be a tough game to succeed at. Here, we assess advice from some top UK property developers...

4 mistakes made by first-time property developers

4 mistakes made by first-time property developers

Developing property that creates something people want to buy and live in, and that makes the developer a profit, takes a good degree of knowledge and experience. Here we look at some of the common mistakes that first-time property developers can make and ways that...

9 quick facts about Gravelrings gravel driveway grid system

9 quick facts about Gravelrings gravel driveway grid system

The decision to install a gravel driveway is a wise one – it’s the finish that’s most associated with high-end homes. With the correct installation, the maintenance of a gravel driveway is minimal and provides a long-lasting finish. A gravel grid system is a...

10 Frequently Asked Questions about driveways

10 Frequently Asked Questions about driveways

If you’re considering a new driveway, there are certain factors and information you need to know to help you make your decision. Here we answer some of the most commonly asked questions when it comes to installing a new driveway. Which driveway surface is the best?...