If you think about it, your driveway is probably one of the most used (or abused?) parts of your home. You drive over it almost every day, walk over it countless times, and the weather unleashes its full fury on it all through the year. So it’s no surprise then that your driveway needs to re-laid once every few years. If you are in the throes of re-laying your driveway and are looking for ideas that’ll make your driveway unique and long-lasting, consider these trends.
Concrete is trending as the preferred driveway option and it’s easy to see why. There was a time when asphalt fans swore by its LCCA (Life Cycle Cost Analysis) advantage. That claim however has been debunked over and over by several experts. Over its entire working life, concrete is cheaper than most other driveway materials.
Another accusation frequently thrown at concrete is how utilitarian it looks. But in the hands of a skilled builder, concrete driveways based around organic themes can look quite good. This has led homeowners to look beyond the utility of concrete driveways and actually appreciate its aesthetic appeal.
That said, nothing quite matches up to a concrete driveway that is built to your tastes. A lot of driveway building companies are joining hands with independent artists to offer designer driveways. Since concrete is unrivalled when it comes to customisation, concrete driveways can be constructed in an extensive variety of designs and patterns. And while concrete’s grey colour has a timeless appeal, quite a few constructors these days are offering colour options and from the looks of it, homeowners are lapping up the idea.
If you’d like to explore these and other options for your driveway, get in touch with us today. Complete Drives & Patios Ltd. is the most reliable name when it comes to driveway design services in Essex. Call us now on 07447 385724 for expert advice and get a ‘FREE’ quote for your driveway in return.