Tarmac Driveways in Dumfries and Galloway
If you are interested in having a brand new tarmac or asphalt driveway installed, our team at M. Miller Surface Maintenance can offer you a variety of different driveways surfacing and resurfacing options. Tarmac driveways are a great way to tidy up your existing driveway may it be a weed infested shingle or a deteriorated pothole infested tarmac drive we at M. Miller can create a smooth, permeable surface perfect for cars caravans and other vehicles. We can offer you more details regarding the installation of Tarmacadam at your home if necessary we recommend a free no- obligation site visit. If you’d like to speak to one of our team, please fill in our online enquiry form and we will get back to you as soon as possible.
Soakaway getting installed to help with poor drainage facilities
What is Tarmacadam Dumfries?
Tarmac is a short term for the word Tarmacadam. This may be used for a number of surfaces driveways, roads, Forecourts etc and is very popular for commercial factorys, commercial units industrial estates etc and domestic driveways, estate drives, farm roads etc as well as their surrounding areas. Tarmac surfacing is available in various colours for tarmac this can either be Red or Black, however as you would expect standard black macadam is the cheapest since no added pigments will be needed. This is often used as an alternative to other designs such as block paving but it depends on what you would like to have. Tarmacadam is a strong, durable low maintenance surface which is long lasting and can be permeable. The permeable qualities means that rain water can drain through the surface easily, meaning there will be less water build up. Tarmac driveways are easy to maintain and clean, which is why they are very popular throughout the UK.
Old concrete getting excavated and taken from site
Coloured Tarmac Driveways in Dumfries and Galloway
Tarmac resurfacing is one of the most commonly used surfaces in the UK because it is relatively cheap to lay compared to imprinted concrete or block paving. It is used for domestic driveways and also for many commercial surfaces such as car parks, school playgrounds and tennis courts can all benefit from a application of tarmac.
Any tarmac surface will dry out over time with constant exposure to sunlight and other weather conditions. Frost can also result in cracks appearing in places due to the expansion and contraction of the surface. Tarmac is by far the cheapest and best option before considering digging up and replacing a new tarmac driveway or car park.
Brick edging installed, Channel drains set in cement and resurfacing with 6mm permeable tarmac
How Much to Tarmac a Driveway in Dumfries and Galloway?
The cost to tarmac a driveway can vary depending on a number of different Factors. One thing you will need to take into consideration is the economies of scale. A larger area will have a lower cost per square metre, however will generally be more expensive overall since more materials and labour will be needed. Another thing which can alter the costs of a macadam drive is the colour. For more advice on the prices click through to this page which explains the costs in further detail. Nearby coloured driveways tend to be more expensive than standard black macadam since a coloured pigment needs to be added.
How to Lay Tarmac Driveways in Dumfries Near Me
If you’re interested in how to install tarmacadam for your drive near you, please have a look at the following steps:
1. Excavate the existing surface
2. Install compact stone sub base
3. Mix hot tar with coloured pigment if required
4. Lay the macadam over the drive to create a smooth surface
For additional information regarding the installation of macadam driveways, please contact our team using the contact form. One of our local expert team members closest to you will respond as soon as possible with answers to any questions or queries you may have.
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We have got years of experience and expert knowledge within the surfacing industry. Our installations are carried out to the top standard and can be completed at great value for money. Although we may not be the cheapest contractors we offer good prices without comprising on quality, we certainly aim to be the best. If you would like more info on the installation of a new tarmac driveways please call 0800 157 7485 or fill in our contact box (Click Here) and we will get back to you with more information on costs and designs.
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