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How to Know if You Need to Change Your Driveway Paving

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Most people don’t pay attention to paving stones, paving supplies,Driveway Paving paving slabs their driveway paving stones until it is in a really bad state. Natural paving stone is the most durable option for your driveway paving. However, like almost everything, there comes a day, when you need to change it.

Have you reached this point, where you’re paving looks old and worn out?

Start by finding out if your driveway paving slabs need to be replaced.

Look and see if there are stains on your paving slabs. If a sealant wasn’t applied to the paving stones, then they are more likely to be stained. For example, petroleum products that leak from vehicles may have damaged the colour of the stones.

Paving stones may also be subject to uneven settling or deterioration. You want to make sure that you are choosing the best paving supplies to avoid such undesirable effects.

To learn more about how to protect your driveway paving and read the signs, click here.

If you are unsure of what the best next step is for your paving, ask the experts at SN Granite. We will give you the best advice in terms of what to replace. At S&N Granite we offer top quality paving supplies for garden, patios and driveways. We will also ensure you choose the right paving slabs for your driveway. Contact us now or visit or paving display area, only 1 hour from Dublin.

Click here to read the full paving article on our website.

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Self Build & Improve Your Home Show 2014

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Nearly 10,000 visitors attend the show each year to get ideas, inspiration and adviceSelf_Build_show on how to build, extend or transform their home. S&N Granite will be displaying some of the finest Stone Paving and Stone Cladding products along with a range of garden ornaments. We are always delighted to offer tips and advice on granite and natural stone products.

We are really looking forward to meeting you at the 2014 Selfbuild & Improve Your Home Show at the CityWest Convention Centre this weekend. It is running from Friday 12th to Sunday 14th and we will be on hand to answer any stone paving or stone product questions you have. We always love meeting new people and this year will be no different!

 

Check out the details, map, times etc. here: http://bit.ly/SelfBuild-Exhibition-2014

How External Cladding Enhances Structures

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External cladding is a method of placing a veneer of one substance over the exteriorExternal Cladding of a building. This provides several benefits to the surface including increasing the resistance to damage and weather, in addition to the increased aesthetics.

 

Resistant: As most external cladding materials are stronger than other materials such as wood, it is much more resistant to damage from outside forces.

 

Protection: Exterior cladding also forms the first line of defence against wind and water from entering the structure, and potentially causing dry rot or degrading the insulation

 

Strength: Another benefit to exterior cladding is its ability to bear & support a structural load.

 

Visual appeal: External cladding effect can add an appealing design to the exterior of any building type. View some cladding effects used on houses here and see for yourself.

 

To read full article on how External Cladding Enhances Structure click here