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    Are crushed stone driveways any good?

    Driveway Contractors

    What are the pros and cons of crushed stone driveways? Are there any better alternatives that provide a similar aesthetic? What do you think?

    Asked by Kelly on 1st Jul 2021
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    Jays roofing and landscaping

    "No I wouldn't recommend them block paving and gravel are far better"

    Answered on 7th Jul 2021 - Member since Sep 2020 - report
    Smartdriveways

    "They can be quite messy unless you have a resin bond installed to lock the gravel into place."

    Answered on 27th Sep 2021 - Member since Mar 2019 - report
    mcs decorating

    "Stick with what you've got and spread another few bags around."

    Answered on 23rd Jul 2021 - Member since Jul 2021 - report
    FW Home Improvements

    "It ok as new but I would not recommend if your looking for a long time perfect look"

    Answered on 1st Jul 2021 - Member since Jun 2021 - report
    Hallmark Drives

    "Depending on the overall style you are looking for they can be a good choice if on a budget. There are a few factors to decide whether it will be suitable.
    Drainage, grade of the driveway, will there be a border block to help contain any loose stones and make sure you place a membrane underneath.
    I find a well compacted type 1 driveway with decorative Cotswold stone contained by a boarder block a good choice."

    Answered on 1st Jul 2021 - Member since Mar 2021 - report
    A R Surfacing

    "Hi
    You can have just crush stone as long as you compact it down and put a weed control membrane down underneath. Also I’d advise to make it look nice I would put 10mm shingle over it. I hope this helps
    Kind regards
    Alfie"

    Answered on 1st Jul 2021 - Member since Feb 2021 - report
    KSDriveways

    "Not sure what you mean by crushed stone, resin maybe? You could have tarmac with a coloured chipping rolled into the top coat as an alternative."

    Answered on 5th Aug 2021 - Member since Mar 2017 - report

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