Do Indian stone driveways crack?

Do Indian stone driveways crack under the weight of a car?

Asked by Christian on 17th Dec 2022
Expert Trade Answers
"They can if the paving hasn’t been laid properly. And the slab hasn’t got a full bed of cement"
Answered on 17th Dec 2022 - Member since Dec 2021 - report
"Yes it will crack you can't use Sandstone for a driveway"
Answered on 17th Dec 2022 - Member since Nov 2022 - report
"Not if the backs of the sandstone paving will need to be coated with a SBR coating slurry and layed on a full bed of sand and cement on top of a solid road stone base."
Answered on 2nd Feb 2023 - Member since Oct 2022 - report
"No as long as a sub base has been layed and layed correctly"
Answered on 10th Jan 2023 - Member since Sep 2022 - report
"Well if it’s bin layed with the right materials and layed on a cement mix it should do but I wouldn’t advise a van or truck"
Answered on 29th Aug 2023 - Member since May 2023 - report
"Hi they don’t crack if layed correctly but my advice would not to do Indian stone for a driveway"
Answered on 17th Dec 2022 - Member since Oct 2022 - report
"If Indian paving is installed on concrete dense material at least 100 to 150 mm thick and paving bonded it will not move"
Answered on 3rd Jan 2023 - Member since Dec 2022 - report
"If they are done properly they will be fine, ideally laid over a concrete base and “must” be laid on a “full bed” of strong mortar mix."
Answered on 17th Dec 2022 - Member since Jan 2017 - report
"No if properly prepared sub base and formation level is dug out first and then compacted properly"
Answered on 18th Dec 2022 - Member since Dec 2022 - report
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