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    Is my driveway permeable?

    Driveway Contractors

    Is there a way for me to tell precisely how permeable my driveway is? I’m trying to figure out how well it deals with water.

    Asked by Charles on 28th Apr 2021
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    Barron construction services

    "Find an area that holds water and see how long it takes to soak throw or disperse or does it evaporate. What is it constructed of. What matarials"

    Answered on 29th Apr 2021 - Member since Apr 2021 - report
    Cotswold Building & Landscaping Services

    "Hi Charles, In answer to your question, It really depends on the type of driveway surface, the substructure that the driveway finish is laid upon and of course the subsoil type. If your driveway is for example installed on clay type soils then your drainage is impermeable, therefore not allowing a suitable draining area.

    There are ways of draining surface water from your driveway finished surface.

    Do you have any photographs that you could send?

    i would be more than willing to take a look, to perhaps come and survey the drive etc, should you wish.

    Kind regards

    Josh

    Josh Harrison
    Cotswold Building Services"

    Answered on 29th Apr 2021 - Member since Jun 2020 - report

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