Is resin suitable for patios?

Is resin suitable for patios?

A resin bound patio surface, is a flooring system made up of a mixture of aggregate, which can be coloured or natural. This mixture can be used to create a patio space in both residential and commercial areas. Due to the smooth, durable and permeable surface, resin patios have become increasingly popular.

What are the problems with resin driveways?

There are a number of things that can go wrong in the installation of a Resin Bound surface – we will highlight the most common issues and problems and advise you on how to avoid them. Common issues include unexpected rain damage, surface detachment or shading, reflective cracking and iron spotting.

Is a resin patio cheaper than slabs?

With regard to cost, block paving prices can vary dramatically, even for the same product, whereas resin bonded stone prices are far more consistent and generally considerably cheaper than a block paving alternative where there is a suitable solid substrate to work with.

Is resin cheaper than block paving?

Overall resin-bound paved driveways are cheaper than block paving. However, resin bound driveways will not have weeds growing in between the gaps, as there aren’t any. They will also not have any displacement issues, so no costs to repair or re-lay.

Do resin patios last?

Its longevity: resin bound paving is a long lasting durable surface. While guarantees vary between 10 – 21 years, when properly installed and maintained, can last for more than 25 years. It requires minimal maintenance: there are no weeds to ‘weed’ or loose stone to sweep.

Can resin be laid in the rain?

Weather conditions such as rain, humidity, dew, wet aggregate or any other ground moisture can present a big danger to your Resin Bound system. Moisture and resin react together instantly, producing gas bubbles which will appear as foam or clouding within the resin. It is critical that you avoid moisture at all costs.

Can you lay resin over concrete?

Resin bound surfacing does bond well to concrete surfaces. Concrete is capable of absorbing moisture but it is not permeable. And therefore care should be taken to install sufficient ‘falls’ and drainage when installing a concrete base, or laying over an existing concrete.

Can you lay resin over slabs?

What about laying resin bound surfacing over block paving, crazy paving or concrete slabs? A. Resin bound surfacing should not be laid over any of these. There will be movement in these types of surface that will potentially cause the resin bound surfacing to prematurely crack.

Do resin driveways sink?

Resin bound material is resin and stone mixed together, and then trowelled onto the prepared base to a depth of around 15mm or more in some cases. You can choose stone in any colour you like, and the result is an attractive finish that should be sink free-even after many years of use.

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