Frequently Asked Questions about Gravel Driveways

Many people consider gravel as a preferred material for their driveway, but if you’re looking to resurface and aren’t sure what material to choose, it’s worth doing your research to come to the right decision for you and your property. Common Questions on Gravel Driveways Gravel driveways have many benefits and can be a great […]

Frequently Asked Questions about Block Paving Driveways

Block paving driveways look fantastic and give you a bright and welcoming entrance to your home. This type of drive is popular due to its easy maintenance, but it is important to understand a few key facts before making a final decision on which driveway material to use. Common Questions on Block Paving Driveways Here […]

What is the Best Driveway Material to Use?

There are many types of materials to consider when driveway resurfacing. You may have an image or design in mind, or you may have a budget to stick to. When discussing your preferred materials with your driveway resurfacing contractors, these are two of many determining factors. How to Decide Which Material to Use for Your […]

How to Repair a Damaged Patio

Patios are a common and much-enjoyed addition to many homes across the UK. They get regular use as soon as the sun comes out and are perfect for hosting dinner parties, summer barbecues and relaxing after a long day off work. However, like with all elements of your home, your patio can become damaged or […]

Commercial Hard Landscaping Ideas

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  Commercial Hard Landscaping Ideas and Inspiration for 2022 It can be hard to know where to begin with a commercial hard landscaping project. The size of the area to be renovated plus the scale of work required can make it hard to picture the final outcome. In this post we aim to give you […]

Hard Landscaping for Schools and Educational Facilities

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Axtell Surfacing are a surfacing contractor based near Guildford in Surrey with extensive experience in the education sector both locally and further afield. We work with educational facilities of all sizes and specialisms to provide high quality hard landscaping and external surfaces with minimal disruption. We understand the unique pressures of working within schools, colleges, […]

Hard Landscaping Ideas to Refresh Your Garden for Summer

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The lighter evenings are here, and the weather is mostly far more pleasant. Now is the perfect time to give your garden a refresh before summer and make your garden a more enjoyable place to spend time. If you find that you just don’t have time to maintain and look after your garden, you may […]

Frequently Asked Questions About Hard Landscaping

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At Axtell Surfacing we are often asked for more details about our hard landscaping services, and about hard landscaping itself. In this article we answer commonly asked questions to help give you insight into hard landscaping and Axtell Surfacing’s hard landscaping services. Your Hard Landscaping Questions Answered What exactly is hard landscaping? Hard landscaping is […]

How to Choose a Good Groundworks Contractor – What to Consider

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How to Choose a Groundwork Services Provider Choosing the right contractor for your groundwork project can be a tough decision. Cheapest is rarely best, but no one wants to pay over the odds. If you are using a groundwork contractor for the first time it pays dividends to carry out thorough research and get quotes […]

Everything You Need to Know About Driveway Maintenance and Repairs

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Your driveway will be the first impression guests get of your home or business. This is why it is essential to keep it in good condition. The steps to achieve a well-conserved driveway can vary depending on the driveway’s surface, foundation, and age. Please note that some repairs may require professional help. Why It’s Important […]