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Horror Stories

Our horror stories detail a range of badly prepped and installed resin by rogue traders, that The Yorkshire Resin Company have been asked by their horrified owners to advise on. It highlights the importance of a correctly laid resin surface.

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  • Location: Leeds
  • Issue: Cheap imitation resin, mixed with wrong ratio of stone along with a poor design and installation.
  • Outcome: The stone within the resin is coming loose and wearing away.
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  • Location: Malton, North Yorkshire
  • Issue: Surface failure due to incorrect resin to stone ratios.
  • Outcome: In less than 2 years the drive has lost most of its colour and is cracking and crumbling
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  • Location: Location - Ossett, Wakefield, 2019
  • Issue: Cheap imitation resin, combined with wrong ratio and wrong type of aggregate laid over a badly prepared existing subbase.
  • Outcome: This has lead to the catastrophic failure of this driveway in a short period of time.
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  • Location: Wetherby, North Yorkshire
  • Issue: Incorrect sub base , bad preparation , poor choice of materials and bad installation.
  • Outcome: Had the resin gone down over this badly prepared job the finished surface would have failed in many ways in a matter of months.
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  • Location: Golcar, Huddersfield
  • Issue: Bad Preparation, wrong kind of tarmac laid too thin and not very well.
  • Outcome: Had the resin been applied the driveway would have probably started to fail within 1-2 years.
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  • Location: Casa Hotel, Brighouse, Huddersfield
  • Issue: Wrong resin laid over a surface that had not been prepared and primed. Preparation is essential when overlaying on concrete.
  • Outcome: After 18 months the resin had totally worn away from traffic heavy areas, and it was crumbling away with what was left.
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Couldn't be happier very friendly hard working lads they did me a resin driveway and a new fence, we are over the moon with the result its as completely transformed the look of the front of are house. Would highly recommend.

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