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What is driveway resin made from?

Do you need to know the answer to the question “What is driveway resin made from?” If so, we can help. In this article, we’ll tell you all about the process of producing driveway resin and why resin is such great material for so many surfaces. Keep reading to learn more. The driveway resin production process  Resin-bound surfacing is manufactured using a blend of aggregates which are coated with a clear UV-stable polyurethane resin. Each aggregate particle needs a full resin coating. This is why the aggregates are brought together as part of a force-action mix process. This creates a cold-pour…

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Adding Kerb Appeal with a Resin Bound Driveway

Resin Mixed Stone are here to advise you on how adding kerb appeal with a resin bound driveway can enhance your home. Not only are there practical benefits, but there are also visual benefits too. If you feel it’s time for a change, then take a look at our article and decide for yourself if a resin bound driveway is what you’ve been needing, in order to spruce up your home. What is a resin bound surface? Resin-bound surfaces are a combination of natural stone aggregate, mixed with resin to bind them together to ensure an attractive and smooth finish. This…

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Can you jet wash a resin drive? [Infographic]

Are you wondering can you jet wash a resin drive? Then you’re not alone. Many people ask the same question as they try to keep this key part of their property’s exterior looking its best. The good news is that resin drives can usually be jet washed to get rid of stains, dirt, and other residues effectively.  Jet washing a resin drive – what you need to know Jet washing can be a highly successful method of removing stains and residue from resin bound driveways. Although resin drives are generally easy to maintain, usually requiring little more than a sweep clean…

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Resin Bonded Stone vs Concrete Surfacing

Out of all the areas of your home or business, the driveway is the place that receives the most wear and tear. With vehicles running over the same patch of ground multiple times a day, there’s no doubt that over time your driveway can become damaged. Also, your driveway is the first impression that visitors have of your property, so a presentable, aesthetically-pleasing surfacing finish can make the difference between an industrial and a welcoming appearance. we take a look at a popular question of Resin Bonded Stone vs Concrete Surfacing which is better? Resin Bonded Stone or Concrete Surfacing Which…

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Can resin be laid over block paving or flagstones?

Resin is one of the best materials for driveways and patios. Attractive, hardwearing, and low maintenance, it offers a multitude of benefits. However, one question that many people have is “Can resin be laid over block paving or flagstones?” Although it’s possible in some cases, you’ll need to ensure you carry out the correct preparatory processes. Often, groundworks will need carrying out before installing resin surfacing. Read on to find out more.  Laying resin on existing surfaces  Resin bound can be laid on some existing surfaces effectively. This means you can often cover up your old, tired patio or driveway with…

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Do I need planning permission for a resin drive?

Are you wondering “Do I need planning permission for a resin drive?” If so, you’re not alone. This is a common question, with many property owners unsure if they need approval before the work goes ahead. Read on to find out more.  Is your driveway resin bound or resin bonded? The answer to the question “Do I need planning permission for a resin drive?” largely depends on whether you’ve chosen a resin bound or resin bonded driveway. Resin bound driveways can be constructed to any size without the need to obtain planning permission. This is also the case for other types…

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Can I put a caravan on a resin driveway?

Caravan sales have rocketed over the past 18 months, with many people opting for staycations rather than jetting off abroad. If you’ve snapped up a caravan for enjoying family holidays in the UK, you may be wondering where to park it. A common question is “Can I put a caravan on a resin driveway?”. Whilst resin driveways are famously strong and durable, many people worry that the weight of a caravan will be too much for it to bear. Read on to find out more. Are resin driveways suitable for caravans?  Resin driveways have become extremely popular in recent years due…

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Are resin driveways any good?

Has the time come to invest in a new driveway for your property? If so, you may be considering resin. Although there are many possible materials for driveways, including tarmac, concrete, block paving, and loose gravel, resin remains the most popular option. At Resin Mixed Stone, we install beautiful and durable resin driveways in Sheffield, Chesterfield, and Doncaster. Read on to find out more about our resin driveways and their benefits. The benefits of resin driveways  Resin driveways became popular in the UK around the early 1990s. Strong, long-lasting, and aesthetically pleasing, they outperform many other surfacing types. Here are the…

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What are the benefits of a resin bound patio?

With summer only a few months away, your thoughts may be turning to making the most of the nice weather in your garden. A patio can transform your garden, creating an attractive and functional outdoor living space where you can relax, socialise, and enjoy the sunshine. A resin bound patio is a particularly good option, with this material possessing many fantastic qualities. Not only is it aesthetically pleasing, but it’s also incredibly durable and eco-friendly. Read on to discover the many benefits of a resin bound patio. Resin Bound Patios an attractive and decorative finish A resin bound patio provides a more attractive finish…

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Which Is Best For Commercial Pathways Tarmac or Resin?

Has the time come to replace the pathways on your company’s premises? If so, you may be wondering which is best for commercial pathways tarmac or resin? Whilst tarmac is a popular choice for pathways, resin has many benefits which make it well worth considering. Read on to find or more about your options for commercial pathways. Why invest in your commercial pathways If your pathways are looking worse for wear after years of heavy footfall and harsh weather, it may be time to invest in them. Your pathways are the first thing many of your clients and customers will see….

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