A Simple Guide to Groundworks

What is Groundworks? Groundwork in construction is the preparation work carried out to prepare sub-surfaces before construction work can start. This is the first stage of construction and covers a range of services to prepare the area before construction can begin. What types of groundworks are there? Groundworks fall under two distinct categories, domestic groundworks, […]

The Pros & Cons to a Resin Bound Driveway vs Concrete

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If you are looking to refresh your driveway, deciding which materials to use can be a tricky decision. With a range of materials available including popular concrete and resin bound options, you need to know a bit about these driveway surfaces and how they compare in order to decide which is best suited to your […]

What are the Different Types of Road Surface Dressing, and Which Is Best?

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Axtell Surfacing are a leading road surface dressing contractor with over 20 years’ experience in road resurfacing projects of all types and sizes. In this post we explain and compare the different types of road surface dressing available and the process of road surface dressing. What is Surface Dressing? Road surface dressing is designed to […]

Driveway Resurfacing | A Guide to The Different Types

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If your driveway is displaying cracks, exposed aggregate and potholes, then it’s time to resurface it. Driveway resurfacing is the middle ground between minor repairs and a complete overhaul. Resurfacing your driveway can solve widespread damage without the expense and inconvenience of demolishing and replacing it. Axtell Surfacing & Groundworks, experts at driveway resurfacing in […]

What is Hard Landscaping and The Difference Between Hard vs Soft Landscaping?

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Successful landscaping comprises a balance of all elements of design, not just the greenery. The structural elements of hard landscaping work together with soft landscaping to create our surroundings. Although hard landscaping tends to be overlooked, it is essential for managing land maintenance including drainage, security, erosion and light. Besides its significant practical benefits, hardscaping […]