Tarmac Driveways Paving

What you need to know about Tarmac Driveways Paving

Tarmac Driveways are a very popular choice for many looking to upgrade their driveways in Dublin & Wicklow. Tarmac is a tried and tested method for laying a driveway and produces great results that will revitalise  any home or garden. Here is everything that you need to know about resin driveway paving in Dublin.

What is Tarmac?

Tarmac, short for tarmacadam, is a material that’s made when a layer of crushed stone or aggregate is coated and mixed with tar. This mixture is laid and then compacted with a vibrating roller to form a smooth surface for your driveway. Tarmac surfaces are very quick to install and laying on a driveway is very clean.

Tarmac is a versatile driveway paving material that can be shaped and layed to suit any garden or area. When utilizing former garden space it is required to remove all surface materials and excavate to a suitable sub-soil depth. After the excavation, it is possible to cover the area with a quality hardcore fill with minimum of 100-150 mm; This hardcore fill is rolled and compacted solid. To improve the aesthetic of the surface, edging kerbs are fitted around the perimeter of the drive or path area. The surface is covered with a Tarmac Base Coat which is rolled and compacted into position. A further Tarmac Asphalt is laid and rolled over the surface to complete the job.

Most areas/drives are suitable for a tarmac resurface, and the results look fantastic. As well as this, tarmac is very durable and weather resistant, making it a perfect surface for the unpredictable weather in Ireland. It is no wonder why tarmac driveways are very popular in Dublin & Wicklow.

 
 

Where is Tarmac Paving Suitable?

Tarmac is extremely versatile and can be laid at any time throughout the year and under most weather conditions which means the unpredictable Irish weather is not an issue. Tarmac Driveways are suitable for households and commercial premises and can be laid over a large area if required. Tarmac driveways are by far the quickest and cleanest surfaces to lay with very little, if any disruption to the householder. This paving type is very suitable for Irish driveways

How much do Tarmac Driveways Cost?

Tarmac driveways offer great value for money and generally cost less than other paving solutions such as resin or cobble. Over the long term, tarmac driveways won’t need much maintenance either which makes them a good long term investment.

How long does it take to lay a Tarmac Driveway?

Tarmac Driveways can be laid very quickly. The driveway should be allowed to set without vehicles on it for 24  hours after it has been laid. You can have a brand new tarmac driveway in just a few days if you choose Kilcroney Paving as your paving contractors.

Benefits for Tarmac Driveways Paving

–           Tarmac is an extremely hard wearing surface which require very little maintenance
–          Tarmac driveways are long lasting and durable
–          Quick drying with very little inconvenience to the householder during installation
–          Tarmac is a versatile driveway design that can blend well with any type of property. 
–          It is possible to shape & colour tarmac to match any property and driveway design.
–          Tarmac driveways are weather resistant – Perfect for the unpredictable Irish weather.

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How to get a new Tarmac driveway in Dublin:

1: Contact Kilcroney Paving for a free no obligation quote. It’s really easy online or on the phone at 0877978815

2: choose a design – We are expert paving contractors in Dublin and will be happy to provide our expert advice to help you select the best driveway when we see your garden.

3. Arrange your installation date. We’ll work at at time that suits you.

4. Enjoy your long lasting and easy-to-maintain tarmac driveway

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