Permeable resin driveways come with a lot of advantages, and everyone who chooses this solution falls in love, especially with the aesthetic point of the whole idea.
As we’ve already said, resin surfaces can become an eye candy, and it can stand out a lot in your area compared to other surfaces that you can find on the market.
The fact that this surface is also porous is catchy because a lot of people have grown sick and tired of puddles and flooding in both commercial and residential areas as well.
Anyway, only after deciding that they want a resin driveway people to start wondering about the installation process and what exactly it involves.
It’s essential to set things straight before you grab the final deal, just so that you will know what exactly to expect.
So, here are the most frequently asked questions regarding the installation process of a resin driveway.
FAQ before installation
Do I require planning permission to alter my driveway or to install a brand new one?
Fortunately, the answer to this question is that in most cases, you will not need any kind of permission in order to be able to install a permeable resin driveway.
On the other hand, it’s important to know that different councils have different rules and it’s best to contact yours in order to find out for sure.
Does a resin bound surface comply with SuDS regulations?
We’ve already said various times that it does, but we cannot highlight this enough.
It’s important to choose a company which offers resin surfacing that’s SuDS (sustainable drainage system) compliant in order to be able to enjoy all the benefits that come from this. Such a surface allows water to go back into the ground and it will prevent flooding.
What features should I look for in a resin bound surface?
You will have to make sure that the resin surface that you’re choosing prevents stone migration, cracking, color change, UV degradation and that the team you’re choosing to work with will offer great workmanship.
Don’t forget the importance of your pre-installed base.