Advantages of Flagstone Driveway
Flagstone pavers will not spall or deteriorate under extreme weather conditions.
Among the advantages of flagstone, its durability deserves special attention. The material can withstand even the most impressive loads, has resistance to wiping. The flagstone is not afraid of adverse effects of the atmosphere, sunlight. The surface of the flagstone is slightly rough, and even in rainy and slushy weather it does not become slippery and dangerous. The tile has a diverse and original color palette, its natural pattern cannot but attract attention.
Advantages of roads and paths made of natural stone:
- aesthetic appeal;
- resistance to temperature changes, freezing, heat, dampness;
- the possibility of self-laying.
How to install Flagstone Driveway
It should be borne in mind that the flagstone should rise above the ground level by a few centimeters along the entire plane of the road. The material should be laid out at a small side and longitudinal slope, which is literally a few degrees. This is necessary so that the water can drain off the surface of the access road. To do this, along the entire length of the edge of the road, as a rule, digging gutters to drain the rainwater. A day after the completion of work on the paving of the road, you can begin to fill the gaps formed between the slabs.
Tools for Flagstone Driveway
- Brush, or whisk broom.
- Caution tape or ribbon.
- Hand tamper.
- Jumping Jacks.
- Laser Level.
- Sharp Knife.
- String level and string.