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    Tarmacing Near Me

    Tarmacing a driveway is a great way to freshen up the exterior of your home and hiring the right tarmac company has never been so easy with the help of MyJobQuote. Compare quotes from multiple tarmac specialists in your area, it only takes a few minutes, and it's a quick way of finding the best and most reliable local tarmac layers.

    If you’re looking for a durable, easy to lay and relatively cheap driveway material, then tarmac might well fit the bill. A cheap and easy alternative to clock paved driveways, tarmac is laid as a hot liquid then levelled to form the right gradient for your driveway. In just a few hours, tarmac will cool to form a hard-wearing surface. Even better, unlike paving driveways, tarmac can usually be laid on top any existing surface with no bedding layer required, although if the existing surface is grass or any other very uneven surface, then this will need to be removed and a tarmac base layer created.

    Tarmac drives are very quick to lay, the entire job - mixing the tarmac at a high temperature, laying and levelling - takes just a few hours, so less disruption and inconvenience than other popular driveway materials. But even though tarmac is quick and easy to lay, it is also incredibly strong and durable, even when subjected to the weight of heavy vehicles which would crack paving or concrete drives.

    How do you maintain tarmac?

    Tarmac is also easy to maintain and repair, scratches or dents can be quickly filled in, but even if your drive suffers catastrophic damage, you can simply add a new layer of tarmac directly on top of the old damaged one! This would only take an hour or two depending on the size of your driveway. Tarmac also resists the weather well and is impermeable, but this will mean that proper drainage will be required.

    Is tarmac expensive?

    The cost of a tarmac driveway laid by a professional will depend mainly on the size and shape of the area to be covered, but expect to pay £1,400 or more for a professional to lay a small drive for you. Irregular shaped drives with unusual gradients will bump up the cost, as will coloured tarmac. Any tree roots, drains or other problems will also increase the cost. To get the best value you need to shop around and compare a number of quotes before you settle on a contractor. But remember that going for the lowest price is not always best because you want a good tradesman with experience to make sure that the job is done correctly.

    How long does it take?

    The time taken to complete a tarmac drive will depend on the number of workers, but as a general guide, a typical small UK driveway would take a couple of days to complete. This is assuming a complete new base is required and the contractor cannot simply tarmac over the existing surface, if a new base is not required, then the job can be completed in less than one day. Depending on the size of your driveway it can take as little as 3 days to complete. The first 2 days will be excavating and the last day will be laying the tarmac and allowing it to dry. If you are just laying the tarmac straight on top of your current driveway then this can be done within a day. It all depends on what your job requires.

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    Concrete Base
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    • Joined Aug 2017
    • Established 2003
    • Tarmac in Cambridge
    • ID checked

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    • Established 2010
    • Tarmac in Orpington
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    • Joined Dec 2017
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    Hello and welcome to Gold Star Roofing and Building Services. With over ten years experience in the trade, we are sure to finish our jobs to a high standard. We specialise in all tarmacking and flagging as well as ground work. Me and my team also d...

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    "Ashley and team have made a really good job extending the drive, quick clean work, good advice and easy to work with. Thank you boys really pleased."

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    • Joined Jan 2017
    • Established 2017
    • Tarmac in Colne
    • ID checked

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    "the work he did is fine"

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    • Joined Aug 2019
    • Established 2002
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    We do all aspects of landscaping Driveways Patios Indian stone Turfing Decking wood and composite Artificial grass Excavation Brickwork Fencing Clearance Bases Ponds Water features Outdoor lighting Gates Tree work Demolition

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    • Joined Jan 2019
    • Established 2007
    • Tarmac in Warrington
    • ID checked

    Laurentiu is your local Handyman near Wembley, covering the surrounding areas. High quality work backed by lots of great reviews. Works include: Brick / Block Paving Curtains & Rails Decking Fencing & Gates Flat Pack Furniture Assembly F...

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    "Very good helpful attitude and good workmanship"

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    By Chris on 22nd Sep 2019
    • Joined Jan 2018
    • Tarmac in Wembley
    • ID checked

    I’m a sole trader who has just started he’s own business trying to help those in need so if you have any more questions regarding work that you may need doing don’t hesitate to ask

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    "Completed the work, was very thorough and polite. I'm happy with the completed work."

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    By Michael on 6th Jul 2020
    • Joined May 2020
    • Established 2020
    • Tarmac in St. austell
    • ID checked

    Green landscapes Is a local Berkshire company which covers all areas of landscaping, driveways, fencing and tree work. All our work is fully guaranteed! Contact us now for your quote!

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    "A very good job and we are very pleased with it."

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    By Michael on 6th Dec 2018
    • Joined Nov 2016
    • Established 2000
    • Tarmac in Wokingham
    • Public liability insurance
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    "Very good he did a great job and came very quickly"

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    By Audrey on 30th Aug 2018
    • Joined Jul 2017
    • Established 2013
    • Tarmac in Barnsley
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    LN Roofing and Building are here to help with all of your building and roofing problems. Having been working together since 2015 they have multiple staff members with many years of experience between them.

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    "He was brilliant, my instructions said 2 person job in 3 hours, he was on his own and did job in 1 hour. He arrived promptly & was great"

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    • Joined Aug 2019
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    Charnock Builders and Pavers reply: I wouldn't of left if you wasn't happy I'll send receipt later today been very busy

    • Joined Oct 2018
    • Tarmac in Chorley
    • ID checked
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    "Turned up on time and did an excellent job replacing shed roof. The price was very reasonable and Michael Goddard was polite and offered a cheaper option for completing the job if I didn't want a complete replacement."

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    By Gill on 21st Jan 2020
    • Joined Nov 2015
    • Established 1900
    • Tarmac in Southampton
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    small family business . working from Ayrshire but cover within 40 mile radius . no job to small take pride in our work .we do fencing & decking lawn turf . . most patio work drive ways all kinds & tarmac . can give advice to create your gard...

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    "Arrived on scheduled day and completed the job to a good standard within a few hours"

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    By Chris on 27th Feb 2020
    • Joined Jan 2017
    • Established 2016
    • Tarmac in Kilmarnock
    • ID checked

    With over 25 years hands on experience transforming properties both inside and out! All of our work is completed to the highest possible standard and comes with a guarantee. We specialise in landscaping, building, plumbing and plastering

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    "Thanks for all your hard work Josh and Dan.Their were some minor issues regarding finish , but these we're quickly resolved and sorted with minimum fuss.Thanks again I'm very pleased with the work youve done."

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    • Joined Sep 2017
    • Established 2015
    • Tarmac in Halifax
    • ID checked

    we are a small company with over 30 years building and maintenance experience for local councils covering a wide aspect of maintenance including repairs and building works

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    "Pleased with the work and all rubbish removed.They did all jobs requested."

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    • Joined Apr 2019
    • Established 2019
    • Tarmac in Blackburn
    • ID checked

    Ready Build Home Improvements has been a company for nearly 2 years, we have a couple of lads that work for the company which are very polite and hard-working. Our team can use their hands to do a wide variety of things! We look forward to working f...

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    "I am very happy with my new garden and can't thank Patrick and his team enough. The date that was originally booked had to be changed by Patrick but he let me know this prior to the date so new arrangements could be made. Ever..."

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    • Joined Jan 2016
    • Established 2015
    • Tarmac in Ripley
    • ID checked

    We are a long established, local roofers,bringing over 25 years of work in the trade to your roof repair or new roof-available for home and business, and all types of roofs and all our work is guaranteed

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    "Job well done very quick"

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    • Joined Feb 2020
    • Established 2000
    • Tarmac in Nottingham
    • ID checked
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    "Excellent job!! Very happy"

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    • Joined Jul 2018
    • Established 2008
    • Tarmac in Wembley
    • ID checked

    We are a fencing company who specilises in fencing decking and gates all over the north east area .with 15 years experience we undertake all major work repairs to full housing estates .we also specialise in decking garden design drive installati...

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    Sc fencing landscaping& decking reply: Thanksfor the review anne

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    • Established 2005
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