5 reason to choose resin drives

By Diamond on October 4, 2017

A professionally installed, quality driveway is an essential investment in your home. Visually impactful exterior spaces add immediate kerb appeal and will enhance the value of your property.

Resin Bound Driveway by Diamond Services

Get creative with resin bound driveways

Walk on it, park on it, play on it – a driveway is part of your home and needs as much thought and loving care as given to the wallpaper in your living room or that brand new sofa you really want!

But which type of driveway is best for you? We think you should take a look at resin as one of the leading options to consider and here is why!

1 – No puddles. No mess.

A resin bound drive is made up of aggregate and clear resin that are mixed together before application. During the laying process tiny gaps are created between the small stones to allow water to drain through.

When rainwater falls on a paved surface the last thing you want is puddles of water. These pools can be dangerous or, at the least, unsightly! You need the water to drain away.

Resin surfaces allow water to flow smoothly between the small stones and into the ground. So no puddles, no mess!

The permeable surface of the resin driveway also helps ground water to level out which helps to regulate the effects of heave and shrinkage.

2 – Resin Drives come in wide range of colours and finishes

There is a huge selection of stone colours for resin driveways. There is also a massive variety of stone sizes and types to match the character of your home.

Looking for a colour resin drive to complement your refurbishment? You will be spoilt for choice.

Driveway with Golden Glow Resin and Block Edging

Choose colours that bring your drive to life

Trying to find a colour scheme, or textured driveway, that enhances your traditional, listed or heritage home? The only struggle you will have is narrowing it down to one!

In fact you don’t even have to choose one colour or texture! Resin also allows you to get creative as you can mix and match colours to create borders and bespoke shapes to add interest and impact to your very practical and long lasting drive.

3 – Slip resistant and wheelchair friendly

Resin drives have a textured surface which, in comparison to paved driveways, provides grip when walked upon and when you need more hold for cars.

Resin is also perfect for elderly people, those with walking aids or wheelchair users who need a surface that is level, making it easier to manoeuvre.

4 – Low maintenance and weather resistant

Resin drives are permeable so surface water will drain away. This reduces puddles where moss and algae would normally form or where winter ice creates dangerous surfaces.

To keep your driveway looking spick and span simply takes a good sweep with a hard brush. Then, once a year, a simple jet wash will get it back to its original colour.

And best of all your resin bound paving is UV stable, meaning it won’t freeze in winter or fade in sunlight!

Resin Bound Driveway by Diamond Services

Resin Bound driveways are perfect for large areas

5 – Diamond Services are experts in resin driveways

A cheeky number 5 we know but it is true.. We are on hand to advise on design and build your resin drives and can provide a quote we know will be second to none. We always arrive with a smile on our face. This will be as big as the one you will have when you see the final results of our work on your completed resin driveway.

If you need more information or advice, or would like Diamond Services to provide you with a free, no obligation quote, call us on 0800 234 3830 or click here to get in touch.


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We have just had a resin bound driveway completed by Diamond and cannot recommend them highly enough. Elliot who came around to give us a quote was extremely friendly, courteous and knowledgeable and showed us plenty of colour samples (which another company I had previously approached did not have). John, who project managed the job, and his team were absolutely fantastic. They all worked so hard and they left our cul-de-sac tidy every evening. To no surprise this team left us with a superb new driveway which is finished to the highest standard.

Welwyn Garden City

- Sept 2018

Elliot visited to help us plan removal of existing front garden wall, hedge and ancient concrete paving slabs and John's very polite team were incredibly well organized and expert in completing our new paving block front driveway and natural sandstone patio. We asked for extras to get really neat drainage solutions and an short extra brick wall to hide our bins and they were included with no fuss.


- Sept 2018

Steve was great from start to finish keeping me informed of what was happening. Jon and team were efficient and always cleared up each day. Drive now looks amazing.


- Sept 2018

I am very pleased with my new drive. Transformed from overgrown bush, broken wall to smart tiles. Providing a big open space to park 2 cars. Three hard workers completed the job and removed all the rubble, leaving everything tidy.


- Aug 2018

"I have had a number of tradesman in the past work on my property and by far Jonathan and the team at Diamond were the best. The work was carried out and finished to a really high standard by a great hardworking team of professionals. I would have no hesitation about recommending them to others."


- July 2018

“Amazing team led by John who worked fast and delivered a fantastic result with minimum disruption. Pleased with the result which has received many compliments already. Thanks to Paul Applebaum for his guidance. We would highly recommend Diamond Driveways.”


- June 2018

“Brilliant end product. Very happy.”


- April 2018

"The works were completed without delay. Happy with the end result. John and his team were reliable. Paul made contact to check things were processing and when job was complete he called to make sure I was satisfied. Good customer service."


- 8 Feb 2018

"Over the moon with the brilliant job Diamond Driveways have done, Elliot came round with lots of samples and suggestions, the guys doing the work were always polite and tidy and the end product is amazing and always gets comments from passers by! The quality finish of the resin drive is perfect, wish we’d done it years ago!"


- 26 January 2018

“Cannot recommend highly enough. The design work from Steve Lewis was really clear- giving us a much better idea of how our drive could look. He really guided us through it and gave us a really cost effective approach while not diminishing quality at all. The men who came to do the work were also fantastic. Unbelievably hard working but also polite, considerate and really tidy. The drive was finished quickly and looks great- with several people admiring and asking who did the work. We were totally satisfied with all aspects.”


- 21 December 2017

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