Despite being one of the most attractive driveway finishes and the one most associated with high-end properties, gravel driveways can also be a surprisingly cost-effective option. But how much should you budget to achieve the perfect gravel driveway?
Here’s a handy guide to everything that needs to be taken … Read more
A gravel driveway provides a distinct and high-end first impression to a home but there are three crucial steps that need to be taken in order to create a perfect gravel driveway. Here we outline those three key steps in the process of installing a new gravel driveway, the … Read more
A gravel driveway can be the ultimate enhancement to your home. But its design should be given due consideration to ensure it perfectly complements the style of your home and suits your tastes too. Here are five inspiring ideas for installing a new gravel driveway or revamping an existing one.… Read more
As the saying goes, “you only get one chance to make a first impression”. And that’s true for our homes too. The attractiveness of your property from the kerbside, or from the position that people first see your house, is known as kerb appeal. There’s plenty that can … Read more
Creating magical displays outside our homes at Christmas has become almost as important as the decorations inside. Having created a stunning driveway approach to your home, Christmas is a great time to really show it off. Whether you’re new to driveway decorations or you proudly add to your collection each … Read more
A gravel driveway is a distinguished and eye-catching landscaping choice that elevates the approach and outdoor areas of a property. In the past, having one meant committing a lot of time and money to maintenance, but now, thanks to a clever piece of design innovation, it’s possible to have a … Read more
Among the plethora of TV shows about homebuilding and renovating, stands the icon that is Grand Designs. In its 20 years on our screens, host Kevin McCloud has followed the adventures and challenges of people determined to build the home of their dreams.
Their grand designs feature many custom elements … Read more
With a multitude of TV programmes, magazines, shows and events devoted to the subject it is clear to see that building and renovating houses is still as popular as ever. Events such as The Homebuilding & Renovating Show encapsulate the excitement and creativity involved in taking a shell of a … Read more
Choosing gravel for your driveway may be considered, by some at least, as a brave move. But while there are many problems associated with gravel, an innovative landscaping solution means those are now easily solved and homeowners can enjoy the significant benefits of laying a gravel driveway.
Here we explore … Read more
A beautiful driveway leading up to your property will not only wow your visitors but put a smile on your face every time you return home. When it comes to the surface finish of your driveway you therefore need to choose wisely. Make the wrong choice and you’ll be regretting … Read more