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Paving Rockhampton - Elite

Paving specialists in Rockhampton

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Landscaping Rockhampton Elite offers a wide range of paving services to suit your needs.
Our pavers are made of the highest quality materials, ensuring that your new driveway, patio or path will last for years.
We have many designs and colours to choose from, so you can find the perfect look for your home.
Contact us today for a free consultation!


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    Types of paving materials

    Paving is any type of outdoor surface used for walking, driving or general use.
    There are many different types of paving materials available on the market, each with its advantages and disadvantages. The most common types of paving materials are asphalt, concrete, brick and stone.
    Asphalt is the most popular choice for paving driveways and parking lots because it is relatively inexpensive and easy to install. Concrete is a durable paving material often used for patios, sidewalks and walkways. Brick and stone are also famous for paving driveways, patios and walkways because they offer a more traditional look. Stone is the most expensive paving material but is also the most durable.
    When choosing a paving material, it is essential to consider your budget, the climate in your area and the amount of traffic that will be using the pavement.
    Preparation is key to a successful paving job, no matter what type of pavement you choose.

    Preparation for paving

    The first step is to remove any existing vegetation or debris from the area where the pavement will be installed.
    Next, the area should be graded so that it slopes away from your home or business to prevent water pooling on the pavement. Finally, a base material such as gravel or sand should be installed to provide a stable foundation for your new pavement.
    Paving your driveway or patio can be daunting, but it can be a relatively easy project with proper preparation and materials.

    Laying the paving

    Laying the paving will depend on the type of pavement you choose. For concrete, a subbase should be installed before the concrete is poured. For asphalt, the asphalt should be laid in layers and compacted with a roller to create a smooth surface.
    For brick paving, the bricks should be laid in a sand base and compacted with a plate compactor. When it comes to stone paving, the stones should be set in a mortar bed and then grouted to fill any gaps.
    Be sure to do your research and consult with a professional if you have any questions.


    Jointing is the process of filling the gaps between pavers with sand.
    There are a few different types of jointing materials that you can use, including:
    – Polymeric sand: This type of sand is mixed with water to create a binding agent that helps to keep the pavers in place.
    – Mortar: Mortar is a type of cement that can fill in the gaps between pavers.
    – Silica sand: This type of sand can be used as both a jointing material and a finishing material.

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    Finishing is the process of adding an edge to your paving project. After applying the jointing material, you can apply the finishing material. The most common type of finishing material is silica sand. Silica sand is a type of sand that can be used as both a jointing material and a finishing material. Once the silica sand is applied, you can use a brush or broom to work it into the joints. After filling the joints, you can use a hose to wet the area and compact the pavers.

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    Once your new pavement is installed, it’s essential to perform regular maintenance to ensure that it lasts for many years. Sweeping away any debris or dirt that has accumulated on the surface. You should also seal the pavement every few years to protect it from the elements and prevent cracking. If you notice any cracks or damage, be sure to repair them as soon as possible to prevent further damage. With proper care, your new pavement will last many years.

    Why choose us?

    Landscaping Rockhampton Elite is a professional paving company that can help you with all your paving needs.
    We offer a wide range of services, from paving to landscaping, so we can help you create the perfect outdoor space for your home or business.
    Our experts are passionate about their work and will take care of every detail so you can relax and enjoy your new outdoor space.
    Contact us today for a free consultation!


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