A resin bound driveway is a fantastic feature for any house. It is fast becoming as popular as pattern imprinted concrete.
Yes, a resin bound driveway can be laid on top of your existing driveway. However, it is advisable to have a new base laid. This will make your new drive last longer.
What is a resin bound driveway anyway?
In a resin bound driveway aggregate (stones) are mixed with resin (glue) in a mixer and then hand- troweled into place. This will leave a nice smooth surface. Because there are gaps between the stones any surface water will drain away. This means you are never left with puddles on your driveway.
It is not advisable to lay a resin bound driveway on top of:
- Block paving
- Crazy paving
- Concrete slabs
Expected movement in these bases will make your resin bound drive crack.
It is possible to lay a resin bound driveway on top of:
- Tarmac driveway
- Concrete driveway
Expansion joints might need to be cut into your existing driveway.
To make sure your new resin driveway will last as long as possible, a new base will be advised by most companies.