Colored Tarmacadam

Coloured Tarmacadam in Blackpool


Coloured tarmac floors are something Budget Paving get asked about on a continual basis locally in Blackpool. Most people assume that a tarmacadam driveway has to be black. They don’t realise that a tarmac drive can be designed in an arrangement of colours and are a very popular trend in the UK especially within our local area of Blackpool, Preston and the Northwest.

Coloured tarmacadam is popular in Blackpool for driveways because its durable, easy to install and affordable. The best thing about coloured tarmac is that its very low maintenance. Domestic tarmacadam flooring for driveways is also porous so rainwater is able to go through, avoiding flooding.  Within the Lancashire and the Northwest this is a major concern.

Coloured Tarmac Drives For Safety

Coloured tarmac in Blackpool can work for a number of purposes and because of its look and visibility it can help  improve safety measures, many schools in Blackpool and the fylde use.this option.  All of tarmac colour projects tend to vary in specification depending upon the colour options chosen by our customers for the tarmac surface.

Tarmac for sports

Coloured tarmacadam may also be used for tennis facilities and playgrounds, simply because it gives you great performance properties and non slip characteristics. 

Long Lasting Tarmac Drives 

Coloured Tarmac driveways are popular within the area of the northwest, Blackpool, Preston, St Annes, Southport, Morecambe and other areas of Lancashire effected by the sea weather because we cover the surface with a long lasting mastertint which is mainly used for road safety flooring.

Easy to maintain

If any cracks or breaks do appear over time in the surface, these are easily repaired or a new layer of tarmacadam can be applied on top to cover the damaged areas. Budget Driveways are tarmacadam surfacing experts and professional on every level, no matter what you require even if it’s a repair or some general maintenance we are happy to help.
Coloured tarmacadam can also be used for tennis facilities and playgrounds as mentioned above within Blackpool and Preston we have seen an increasing number of requests simply because it gives great performance properties and non slip characteristics. 

To keep within a budget it is important that you bare in mind all the variables that make up the final cost. The things which will vary the costs could be the surface proportions, type of surfacing and current surface overall condition. 

The surfacing for local macadam driveways in Blackpool and Preston and the northwest usually includes bitmac where the stones are combined with bitumen, a by-product that comes from oil refineries. The dying process for the coloured tarmacadam may be done differently to achieve a range of different colours such as red or green, and this type of macadam is often used on roads. Creating bus lanes and cycle paths as well as on domestic drives, we see a lot of this recently within our area of Blackpool and the Northwest. 

Once installed a domestic tarmacadam surface is very easy and a cheap driveway option to maintain and will usually last a long time.  
Budget Driveways guarantee a tarmac drive for at least 10 years, it will last through all weather conditions we get locally in Blackpool and the Fylde and other areas of the northwest in addition to a heavy duty option.

If any cracks or breaks do appear in the surface, these are easily repaired or a new layer of tarmacadam can be applied on top to cover the damaged areas. Budget Driveways are tarmacadam surfacing experts and professional on every level, no matter what you require even if it’s a repair or some general maintenance we are happy to help.

The cost for installing colored asphalt driveways in Blackpool and the Northwest  does vary for each project which depends on the area size and existing ground conditions and the surface specification you decide to have installed. It’s always worth bearing this in mind when you’re thinking about having macadam surfaces installed at your home so you can decide on an appropriate budget.

Just drop us a line if you’ve any questions about colour drives or other asphalt outdoor surfaces. Or if you are interested in receiving a quote.

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