Driveway – Solihull

Ronacrete’s RonaDeck Resin Bound Surfacing played a key part in the landscaping of a high quality home designed and built by Elegant Homes of Solihull.

 

When they designed the hard landscaping Elegant Homes wanted a product that would compliment the high standard of materials used throughout the development and they approached Ronacrete to discuss the suitability of RonaDeck Resin Bound Surfacing for their project.

 

Ronacrete recommended Approved Contractor Route One Highways to lay the surfacing on a prepared asphalt base.

 

The RonaDeck Resin Bound Surfacing System was supplied as a two-component UV stable polyurethane resin to be mixed with a blend of kiln-dried decorative aggregates.  The two components of the resin were mixed with a slow speed drill and paddle before being added to a large forced action mixer containing the aggregate blend.  After ensuring that the aggregate was fully coated with resin, Route One Highways operatives spread RonaDeck Resin Bound Surfacing to level and smoothed the surface with a steel float.  The finished surface was ready for foot traffic within four hours.

RonaDeck Resin Bound Surfacing satisfies SuDS requirements, allowing rainwater to quickly and easily drain through the porous surface.  All blends have been tested for slip resistance in wet and dry conditions; test results show the risk of slip to be low.

 

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