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Ultracrete Ironwork Reinstatement System

11 tried & trusted materials for manhole reinstatements

Almost 1.7 million potholes were repaired in England and Wales during the last tax year alone, a chunk of which were due to failures involving manhole covers or ironwork. Discover the tried, tested and independently approved materials for manhole reinstatements, together with the finer details for upskilling your landscaping or civils team to repair them. …

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When is it too cold to grout?

As the chill factor sets in across much of the country, we delve into the essential cold weather tips for grouting pavements and patios during wintertime. Find out the recommendations for storing and handling jointing compounds to maintain their quality, plus the warning signs for when it is way too cold to grout.

Cold weather pothole repair

A cold weather guide to repairing potholes

During winter, a combination of rain and frost can create havoc for Britain’s roads in the form of potholes. But can you fix potholes during wintertime? Read our guide to repairing potholes during cold weather to find out how to store and handle tarmac mix, the minimum temperatures for patching reinstatements and whether cold-lay asphalt …

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Block paving clock face

A circular paving solution for war memorial’s 100th Remembrance Day

As many landscaping contractors will agree, there is no ‘one-size-fits-all’ approach to choosing the right paving materials for a job. This was certainly the case for the paving contract to renovate a Staffordshire war memorial in Rugeley, which needed to accommodate up to 200 gatherers for this year’s 100th-year commemoration on Remembrance Day. Mike Thorley …

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Road repair

Pothole repair 101: an essential guide for commercial contractors

If you’re in the business of resurfacing and landscaping then repairing potholes is likely to be your bread and butter. But no matter how much you’re accustomed to pothole repair, there’s no harm in a recap of industry tips and the latest materials for permanent repairs and keeping your clients happy.  Read our pothole repair …

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Dan Cloke, UK Surfacing Specialist

Trade secrets for permanent pothole repairs from UK surfacing specialist

As a hardscape surfacing specialist and manager of the UK’s biggest civils and Tarmac social media group, Dan Cloke is no stranger to repairing potholes for major civil projects, large-scale commercial clients and highways authorities. We have a chat with Dan to discover his trade secrets for permanent pothole repairs and the best approach for …

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Lithofin MN Power Clean

Best stain removers for pavers, including efflorescence cleaners

Once your driveway or patio is looking tip-top, there’s nothing worse than noticing the slow development of paving stains. Rust, mould, lichen, spills, calcium deposits and reflective staining are all blemishes that can affect the aesthetics and longevity of a patio or pavement. Read our review of the best stain removers for pavers, plus our …

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How to seal block paving driveways

Sealants have become a popular necessity for prolonging patios and driveways by offering extra protection against the elements, contaminants and weeds. Find out how to clean, prepare and seal block paving driveways and the essential advice about using sealants. Block paving sealer for driveways and patios Although a popular decorative option for driveways and patios, …

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Flowpoint wet slurry grout

New Flowpoint calculator! Calculate how many bags you need

Wondering how many bags of Flowpoint flowable grout are needed for your paving project? Well help is at hand! As recommended Flowpoint stockists, we’ve developed a quick and easy Flowpoint calculator to work out the exact number of bags you need.  There can be nothing worse than being mid-way through grouting a patio and realising …

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How to prevent reflective stains

How to prevent staining and efflorescence on paving

Why have my pavers turned white in patches? Also known as efflorescence or reflective stains, these types of blemishes can create a long-lasting dilemma for patios and pavements. Discover the expected causes of this staining, which pavers are most affected and the ultimate question: how to prevent staining on paving.  What is efflorescence? Efflorescence refers …

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What is the Ultracrete BBA/HAPAS Approved Ironwork Reinstatement System?

The UltraCrete BBA/Hapas approved ironwork reinstatement system is a range of specialist products that comprises of approved bedding mortars, backfill flowable concrete, hot and cold lay asphalt and bitumen seal and tack coat spray that have been independently tested by a UKAS accredited laboratory and approved for use by the British Board of Agrément. The …

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What is the UltraScape BS 7533 Mortar Paving System?

Historic square of Castle Green, Taunton. Image Courtesy of Instarmac. Over the last 20 years UltraScape an Instarmac Group plc brand has developed a trusted reputation across the world for quality paving and landscaping products. Providing specialist construction materials that meet the British standard BS 7533, which deliver results time and time again. Specified by contractors, architects, …

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