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Driveway Drainage Tips

A resin bound driveway from Yorkshire Resin Company will provide you with a hard-wearing surface that performs well in bad weather, and will last for years. 

A resin bound driveway is installed in such a way that even heavy downpours won’t have any negative impacts on how your path appears and functions.

There are, however, a few steps you can take make sure your driveway’s drainage remains in tip-top shape...

Keep Your Resin Drive Surface Clean

Because resin bound driveways are permeable, rain water can just drain through the surface. This reduces the build-up of puddles and in extreme temperatures, ice. However, should the surface become blocked, the driveway’s drainage ability diminishes. With this in mind, keeping your driveway clean is essential to how it performs during rainfall.

Luckily, because of the resin bound surface, maintenance is kept to a minimum. During autumn, just make sure that leaves are not allowed to settle too long on your driveway, as these obstruct the drainage of water. A stiff bristled brush and a good tune to whistle to will have leaves off your driveway in no time.

The same applies to any moss, weeds or dirt that collects over time. Removing these potential pesky blockages will ensure your driveway not only remains clean and attractive, but it can also drain rainwater away.

Change Your Mind

If you’ve already decided on a particular material for your driveway, such as concrete, then maybe it’s time for a change of heart. It is ideal that you have a permeable surface for a driveway, because of minimal maintenance post-installation. Not only that, but a resin bound driveway is more environmentally friendly to install.

Back in 2007, we experienced an incredible amount of rainfall which resulted in over £3bn of damage, fatalities and devastation. The main culprit of the damage was inadequate drainage in the streets and driveways. That’s one reason why, in 2008, the government altered the legislations on permitted development rights in order to reduce the likelihood of repeated casualties and damage.

So, if you hadn’t thought about a resin bound driveway before, you really should now!

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Here at the Yorkshire Resin Company, we are clued up on everything you need to know about a resin bound driveway and resin driveway surfacing. Should you have any questions, we would be more than happy to assist you! Get in touch today!

About The Yorkshire Resin Company

The Yorkshire Resin company is a member of FeRFA, the resin flooring association, which ensures that we only used approved and tested products and that all our staff are fully trained. 

Choose The Yorkshire Resin Company for all your resin surfacing requirements, and we guarantee that you will receive excellent service, competitive rates and our full ten year guarantee. 

For more information on our resin bound services, or to start your project, call us today on 0113 253 7527  or email and we will be very happy to help.

All project requirements are different, therefore Yorkshire Resin provide a site survey and quotation FREE of charge. Get a Free Quote!

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Very pleased with the new drive, it’s had lots of admirers, thanks to all the workers especially the lads doing the prep work on the hottest two days of the year they are a credit to the company

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