What is Cobblelock?

What is Cobblelock?

What is Cobblelock?

Cobblelock is commonly used for driveways and also less commonly for patios and paths. It is lay on sand, and the narrow joints are filled with a thin sand called silica sand. This sand prevents weeds from growing in the joints and also helps the paving blocks to be more stable and prevents them from moving.

How much is cobble lock patio?

Cobblelock. Cobblelock is a very popular choice of paving for driveways. Our supplier, Kilsaran, gives a 25-year guarantee on their products which are very high quality and durable. For this material, we typically charge in the range of €55-75 per square metre.

What is the best way to clean block paving?

How to clean block paving with washing-up liquid:

  1. Mix the washing-up liquid (just a squirt will do) and warm water in your bucket.
  2. Starting from the corners, pour your solution in batches and scrub until all the dirt on your block paving has come loose. Repeat until your whole block paving space is scrubbed clean.

What is the average cost of block paving?

Overall, the average cost to lay a 50m2 block paving driveway will range from £3,500 in the cheapest regions up to about £5,000 in the most expensive areas. To help you when it comes to negotiating with professionals the following gives an idea of the average labour and material for block paving cost per square metre.

What is best surface for a driveway?

Best surfaces for driveways

  • Resin-bonded gravel. For more complicated driveways, those that have a steep incline, or for anyone looking for a low-maintenance option, probably the best option (albeit the most expensive one) is resin-bonded gravel.
  • Nidagravel 140.
  • Tarmac planings.

What is the cheapest paving option?

As one of the cheapest paving options on the market, black limestone is a great choice if you are looking to create a bold finish to your patio without breaking the bank! Black limestone slabs look stunning when wet, offering deep tones which are great at disguising most types of spills from a garden party or BBQ!

How much does a brick driveway cost?

Cost to Pave a Brick Driveway

Brick Driveway Prices
National average cost $11,520
Average range $8,640-$17,280
Minimum cost $2,880
Maximum cost $23,040

Should I seal my driveway after pressure washing?

One way to keep your concrete driveway, walkway or walls looking good is to wash them and seal them every 2 to 3 years. Sealer also helps prevent stains from setting in on the concrete. Sealing concrete after pressure washing is similar to painting walls in your house.

What is the best driveway cleaner?

For really tough stains, use a stiff bristle brush before blasting with the washer.

  • 1) Zep Driveway and Concrete Cleaner.
  • 2) Krud Kutter Concrete and Driveway Cleaner.
  • 3) Simple Green 18202 Concrete and Driveway Cleaner.
  • 4) ACT Microbial Concrete Cleaner.
  • 5) Terminator-HSD.
  • 6) Oil Eater Cleaner Degreaser.

Is resin cheaper than block paving?

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.

Why do I need cobblelock bricks for my driveway?

Another reason to consider cobblelock paving for your driveway, patio or garden, is its design potential. Cobblelock bricks or blocks, much like setts, can be arranged in an attractive design of varying complexity. The only limit when using cobblelock paving is your imagination!

Is there a way to pressure clean a cobblelock driveway?

Pressure cleaning your driveway is the perfect start to your Spring cleaning! But there are many options and methods available to you. What equipment to use, what substances you could employ, and so on. Driveway cleaning is tricky business and can usually be a laborious task, especially when said driveway is comprised of cobblelock.

How much does it cost to install cobblelock driveway?

This material can be surprisingly affordable although the total cost depends on the complexity of design you may want. The total installation cost ranges between 55-75 per square metre, and an additional 10 per square metre if you opt for the granite finish.

What kind of stone does cobblelock paving use?

Cobblelock paving makes use of brick, concrete or natural stone or combinations of all of them. The variety of block sizes, styles, colours and designs is virtually endless and you can really put your own stamp on this and create something truly unique to your tastes and budget.