The Importance of Tarmac Driveways When Hosting at Home

View from the gate of a large home with tarmac driveways leading to the door

When hosting your big event at home, there are a million and one things which you suddenly realise need fixing or sprucing up in your property. On top of all the obvious checks like glassware, plates, seating and lighting there is the question of the bathrooms, entryways and gardens (if your weather will permit your guests outside). On the big night, every aspect and detail of your home life will be exposed to your invites and you want the evening to go as smoothly as possible. One area of your property which will be thoroughly trodden on is your entryway and drive. It is for this reason that tarmac driveways are very important things to have installed before entertaining at home, if you don’t already have one in place.

 

Different Types of Driveways

There are many different options when it comes to designing your dream driveway at home. Your final decision will be made based on several different aspects and questions that must be considered. Examples of these considerations could be the style of your home, the size of your land, the type and number of cars you have and of course what your driveway will be used for. A common style of driveway is the brick or Monoblock drives. This type of driveway is sometimes preferred over the tarmac driveway as there are many more pattern and colour options. However, the downsides are plenty. First of all, many people experience bricks sinking sometime after the drive has been lay. The reason for this is the packing of sand and other foundations have not been applied correctly. Even further down the line you will definitely experience weeds and moss growing through your brick drive. Although there are many articles out there claiming to have the next best answer for removing weeds from your monoblock one of the quickest and most effective ways to avoid this irritating issue is having a tarmac drive installed instead.

Tarmac Driveways being laid by steamroller

Tarmac Driveways

Tarmac driveways, when done correctly, will allow you to lead your life free from stress of any pesky weeds or moss appearing right in your path. Also, tarmac driveways provide a smooth surface that allows walkers to glide as opposed to tripping or stumbling as they may with an uneven or sunken brick path. Tarmacadam drives also look much more sleek and attractive than bricks and stones, especially after a few years of use.

RM Kennedy & Sons

RM Kennedy and Sons are leading experts in designing and laying tarmac driveways. Based in Glasgow, this company are highly sought after for all sorts of tarmac related services as they offer a comprehensive service with plenty of benefits. Not only do you receive a free estimate but also competitive prices, full planning and design, high quality work and a highly professional services that has been perfect over many years. When it comes to laying a domestic driveway that will dazzle your guests, RM Kennedy and Sons are the prime choice.