Surface Dressing and Hot Tar Spraying Scottish Highlands

Surface dressing Scottish Highlands protects the road’s surface and seals the road from water damage. Most of the time, this process is done after driveway tarmac repairs Scottish Highlands to protect the area.

What is Surface Dressing Scottish Highlands?

Surface dressing Scottish Highlands is a treatment that is applied to roads that are in state of repair. The treatment is made from bitumen and aggregate chippings, which seals the top layer of the road. This helps keep the road in good condition and lessens the need of road patch repairs Scottish Highlands.

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Will My Road or Driveway need to be closed?

In most cases, roads are not completely closed during surface dressing. However, the lane or your driveway may need to be closed to protect the surface until it is dry. Full roads are closed only if there is no safe passage during the work operation. These areas will be marked with signs.

Even though surface dressing Scottish Highlands only takes a short amount of time to complete, there will be times when access to the properties will be limited. If you need to access your property, you should speak with one of the site workers to see if they can move for a few seconds, so you can get onto your property. Most times, this will not be a problem.

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When is Surface Dressing Scottish Highlands Done?

Like many other Car Park Pothole repairs Scottish Highlands, the surface dressing is most times done from April until August. It may be possible to have surface dressing done earlier or later than that time period, but it will depend greatly on the weather conditions and the road. Most times, the work is done during the day and workers try to avoid working during rush hours.

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How Long Does the Work Take?

In most areas, surface dressing takes about 1 to 3 days to complete, depending on the size of the area and existing condition, the more repairs needed to be made the longer it takes to carry out being worked on. Sweeping is done in intervals for about a week, and then the lining is replaced if needed.

Bitumen Spraying and Chipping Scottish Highlands

Why Not Just Resurface the Road?

If roads were resurfaced, instead of having a surface dressing applied, they would need to be replaced four times more often. This is because many drivers prefer to drive on roads that have been newly resurfaced or replaced because these roads are smoother. Many times, this causes a huge amount of traffic on these roads. The process of resurfacing a road is also more time consuming and expensive than surface dressing. In most areas, the surface dressing is only needed about every 5 to 10 years.

Surface dressing Scottish Highlands is an important part of road repairs because it protects the roadway from water ingress and normal wear and tear. If you would like more information about our services or a free quotation, feel free to contact us.

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Surface Dressing costs can vary depending on a number of circumstances:

1. The size of your road

2. The existing road surface

3. The age of the current surface

4. Choice of Stone sizes and colour

5. The style of surface & edging required

6. Drainage & Other features

The best way top get an accurate price for surface dressing is to give our contractors a call for a free, no obligation site survey and quotation.


Scottish Highlands Surface dressing contractor’s at M. Miller we are very confident in the quality of our surface dressing, which is why we offer a guarantee on all surfacing works.
We also try to match prices offered by our trusted competitors, so If you find a cheaper quote from any other surfacing company, just give us a call and we’ll try to match or even beat it!
Send us your details & we’ll call you back with a quote.


We provide local surface dressing installations all over the North of England and Scotland.



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Areas in Scottish Highlands That We Offer Pothole Repairs & Surface Dressing Service

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Here is a full list of cities, towns and villages in the county of Scottish Highlands, Scotland that we cover:


  • Aberfeldy, Perth and Kinross
  • Aboyne, Aberdeenshire
  • Achfary, Highland
  • Alness, Highland
  • Altnaharra, Highland
  • Applecross, Highland
  • Arisaig, Highland
  • Ardlui, Argyll and Bute, Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park
  • Arrochar, Argyll and Bute, Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park
  • Auchtubh, Stirling, Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park
  • Auldearn, Highland
  • Aultbea, Highland
  • Aviemore, Highland, Cairngorms National Park
  • Avoch, Highland


  • Back of Keppoch, Highland
  • Balintore, Highland
  • Ballachulish, Highland
  • Ballater, Aberdeenshire, Cairngorms National Park
  • Balloch, Highland
  • Balquhidder, Stirling, Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park
  • Banavie, Highland
  • Banchory, Aberdeenshire
  • Barcaldine, Argyll and Bute
  • Beauly, Highland
  • Bettyhill, Highland
  • Blair Atholl, Perth and Kinross, Cairngorms National Park
  • Blairgowrie, Perth and Kinross
  • Boat of Garten, Highland, Cairngorms National Park
  • Bonar Bridge, Highland
  • Braemar, Aberdeenshire, Cairngorms National Park
  • Braetongue, Highland
  • Bridge of Orchy, Argyll and Bute


  • Campbeltown, Argyll and Bute
  • Cannich, Highland
  • Carrbridge, Highland, Cairngorms National Park
  • Castlebay, Na h-Eileanan Siar
  • Castletown, Highland
  • Coldbackie, Highland
  • Colintraive, Argyll and Bute
  • Cammachmore, Aberdeenshire
  • Conon Bridge, Highland
  • Contin, Highland
  • Cookney, Aberdeenshire
  • Corpach, Highland
  • Craighouse, Argyll and Bute
  • Crieff, Perth and Kinross
  • Crianlarich, Stirling, Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park
  • Cromarty, Highland
  • Culbokie, Highland
  • Culloden, Highland


  • Dalmally, Argyll and Bute
  • Dalnaspidal, Perth and Kinross
  • Dalwhinnie, Highland, Cairngorms National Park
  • Dingwall, Highland
  • Dornie, Highland
  • Dornoch, Highland
  • Doune, Stirling
  • Drumbeg, Sutherland, Highland
  • Drumnadrochit, Highland
  • Dulnain Bridge, Highland, Cairngorms National Park
  • Dunbeath, Highland
  • Dunkeld, Perth and Kinross
  • Dunnet, Highland
  • Dunoon, Argyll and Bute
  • Durness, Highland


  • Elgin, Moray
  • Evanton, Highland
  • Edderton, Highland


  • Farr, Sutherland, Highland
  • Farr, Strathnairn, Highland
  • Forres, Moray
  • Fort Augustus, Highland
  • Fort William, Highland
  • Fortrose, Highland


  • Gairloch, Highland
  • Gillock, Highland
  • Glencoe, Highland
  • Glenelg, Highland
  • Glendaruel, Argyll and Bute
  • Golspie, Highland
  • Grantown-on-Spey, Highland, Cairngorms National Park
  • Glenfinnan, Highland


  • Halkirk, Highland
  • Helmsdale, Highland
  • Hilton, Highland


  • Inveraray, Argyll and Bute
  • Inverasdale, Wester Ross
  • Inverbeg, Argyll and Bute, Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park
  • Invergordon, Highland
  • Invermoriston, Highland
  • Inverness.[1] Highland
  • Inveruglas, Argyll and Bute, Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park


  • John o’ Groats, Highland


  • Keiss, Highland
  • Killin, Stirling, Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park
  • Kilmartin, Argyll and Bute
  • Kiltarlity, Highland
  • Kingussie, Highland, Cairngorms National Park
  • Kinlochbervie, Highland
  • Kinlocheil, Highland
  • Kinlochleven, Highland
  • Kinlochewe, Highland
  • Kinloch Rannoch, Perth and Kinross
  • Kirkhill, Highland
  • Kyle of Lochalsh, Highland


  • Laggan, Highland, Cairngorms National Park
  • Lochailort, Highland
  • Lochcarron, Highland
  • Lochinver, Highland
  • Lochranza, North Ayrshire
  • Lochgoilhead, Argyll and Bute, Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park
  • Lochearnhead, Stirling, Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park
  • Lochgilphead, Argyll and Bute
  • Lybster, Highland


  • Mallaig, Highland
  • Maryburgh, Highland
  • Maryculter, Aberdeenshire
  • Morar, Highland
  • Muchalls, Aberdeenshire
  • Muir of Ord, Highland


  • Nairn, Highland
  • Netherley, Aberdeenshire
  • Newtonmore, Highland, Cairngorms National Park
  • North Connel, Argyll and Bute
  • North Ballachulish, Highland
  • Nethy Bridge, Highland, Cairngorms National Park


  • Oban, Argyll and Bute


  • Peterculter, Aberdeenshire
  • Pitlochry, Perth and Kinross
  • Plockton, Highland
  • Poolewe, Highland
  • Portmahomack, Highland


  • Reay, Highland
  • Rosemarkie, Highland
  • Rothes, Moray


  • Scourie, Highland
  • Shandwick, Highland
  • Shieldaig, Highland
  • South Ballachulish, Highland
  • Spean Bridge, Highland
  • Strathpeffer, Highland
  • Strathy, Highland
  • Strathyre, Stirling, Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park
  • Strontian, Highland
  • Stornoway, Na h-Eileanan Siar


  • Tain, Highland
  • Tarbet, Argyll and Bute, Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park
  • Tarbert-Harris, Na h-Eileanan Siar
  • Tarbert-Loch Fyne, Argyll and Bute
  • Taynuilt, Argyll and Bute
  • Thurso, Highland
  • Tighnabruaich, Argyll and Bute
  • Tobermory, Argyll and Bute
  • Tomintoul, Moray, Cairngorms National Park
  • Tongue, Highland
  • Torridon, Highland
  • Tullich, Aberdeenshire
  • Tyndrum, Stirling, Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park


  • Ullapool, Highland
  • Udny Station, Aberdeenshire


  • Watten, Highland
  • Whaligoe, Highland
  • Wick, Highland