A key consideration for all new driveways in the Heartley area is to ensure there is adequate drainage. Many materials used for Heartley driveways are non-permeable which means there is nowhere for rainwater to safely run off to. That means if you’re installing new driveways in Heartley, you need to consider what you will do about drainage.
There are two main options available when considering drainage for Heartley driveways, which are:
1. Use permeable material for Heartley driveways
There are many options available which would allow you to have a driveway which is made of a permeable material. This allows rainwater to soak away safely, and reduces the risk of flooding. Some of the options you could consider include:
- block paving made of a permeable materials
- gravel driveways
- resin-bound driveways
- porous tarmac
2. Install drainage channels or run-offs
By installing appropriate drainage channels, where rainwater can drain through to a soakaway, you’ll be ensuring your driveway doesn’t pose a flooding risk. Alternatively, depending on your property layout, you could install controlled run-offs to your garden or lawn.
Whatever option you choose, it’s vital to get drainage right for any Heartley driveway. The best way to be sure is to use the services of a reputable driveways Heartley contractor who’ll be able to advise you on the best options.
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