If you have the luxury of a drive leading up to your home or residence, a world of possibilities opens up to you! You can wash your car without having to stretch a hose to the road, you are guaranteed of a parking space at all times and because you are parking off road, you are entitled to lower car insurance premiums! The world loves the drive owner…especially those businesses that lay drives.
If you have a front garden and no drive, why not consider putting in a drive for all of the above reasons. By putting in a drive your troubles will be halved. A parking space whenever you need it, lower insurance premiums and car washing without hassle are the top benefits to having a drive.
In essence, a driveway allows for access to a property and one that is restricted to private use. Driveways are privately owned and as such are types of roads that are not governed by outside official bodies such as the council.
What material will you require that your driveway be constructed from? The choice includes cobbles, brick, concrete and gravel. For a competitive quote, a driveway built from stamped decorative asphalt can be the best option. It will look like brick or stone but will be produced at a fraction of the cost of actual brick or stone. Another good point to offer from preferring asphalt is that very little maintenance will be required.
Having decided to go ahead and contact a Drive Laying contractor to offer a quote to have a drive put in, you will need to ensure the company comes highly recommended. Check out some testimonials on the internet to find out if they are a reputable company. Next check they have liability insurance. Any company providing a product or service to a customer will have in place some professional liability insurance in case of damage or injury whilst the work is being carried out. Additionally, this insurance ought to cover both parties after the building work has been carried out. Public liability insurance can be quite an expensive product, so you need to look for the best value for money by shopping around. The first place to look will be on an insurance price comparison site such as Instant Online Insurance which shows prices from many different insurance companies.
Now that you’ve decided to have that driveway put in, get ready for all those garage sales, cheaper insurance premiums and volunteers to wash your car!
A private driveway outside your home is a parking space 24 hours a day in a busy high street! Get ready to enjoy the laid back living of the driveway owner. You will never look back!