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Asphalt or concrete for your driveway Glasgow?

If you’re creating, replacing or repairing your driveway in Glasgow, Asphalt is likely to be one of the materials you’re considering using. Here we compare Asphalt to concrete as a driveway surface.Durability & price A well installed asphalt surface will perform...

Will a driveway add value to my home?

Here at Roadlay we believe that yes, absolutely, a driveway will add value to your home. However, don’t just take our word for it! According to research from Zoopla in association with Propertymark, adding a driveway to your home will add an average of 15% to the...

Improve your commercial car park in Glasgow

If you are a commercial business owner, you’ll be in charge of the environment in which your employees work. It is your responsibility to ensure that your premises are as good as they can be to not only keep your employees happy but your clients too. This means...

What is Asphalt?

Asphalt is all around us in the UK – on our roads and on our driveways and we even play tennis on it! It’s not something most of us give much thought but it’s an important part of our everyday lives and something that has kept our economy moving. At Roadlay we have...

Cleaning & Maintaining Your Asphalt Driveway in Glasgow

When you first have your asphalt driveway installed, you’ll notice how smart it looks. It is not only functional and smooth to drive on, it will complement the exterior of your home adding value and kerb appeal. However, over time constant use and the harsh winter...

Cost Considerations

Usually, the overriding decision is governed by cost. While replacing your driveway will be more expensive than carrying out repairs, it’s worth considering why the driveway is in need of repair. Is it older than 20 years, or has it been installed incorrectly? If so,...

Drainage Glasgow

If you find that rainwater is pooling in your driveway or running down in the middle of the driveway, you could have drainage issues. If this is not addressed properly it will weaken the driveway surface leading to more cracks and potholes. Before patching and...

How old is your driveway?

If laid properly, asphalt and concrete driveways last for around 20 years with concrete typically lasting slightly longer. Therefore, if your driveway is more than 20 years old, we would advise replacing your driveway. After this length of time, your driveway...

Surface cracks Glasgow

The Scottish climate means that for much of the year our driveways are subjected to constant freeze-thaw cycles which can result in small cracks. These can be fixed by patching the affected areas. We would only recommend doing this if the cracks are very small and can...

Should I replace or repair my driveway?

A well maintained, smart driveway is an essential part of giving your home kerb appeal and keeping your home in good order. Over time, wear and tear of a driveway can result in cracks, potholes and debris. When this happens how do you know whether it’s time to...