Residential Surfacing

FAQs - Residential Surfacing

Frequently asked questions about the types of surfacing options for homes and private residences which we offer throughout Suffolk, Essex and East Anglia and our working practices. 

Want to talk to our expert team about a specific question or surfacing need? Do just give us a call on 01473 811757. 

We provide skilled and reliable residential surfacing services, including new domestic drives and paths. We offer a range of surface options, finishes, and colors to enhance the appearance and functionality of driveways, paths, and patios.

A: Tarmac, tar and chip (shingle)and resin-bound solutions are amongst the most popular finishes we offer. We also install block paving and lay slabs for paths and patio areas.

Many of the above finishes are suitable for new domestic drives and paths and come in a colours to suit the styling of your property.   

A: No, that's very unlikely. Whether you live in a tiny terraced townhouse or own a large property in the countryside, we understand that your home is your castle and that a new, smooth, well-draining drive or path might make all the difference to your home and your enjoyment of it. 

We will take the time to talk you through the options, colours, materials and do our best to help you find the solution which meets your requirements, budget and complements your home.  

At Booth Tarmacadam, No job is too small

A: Tarmac surfacing is a popular choice because it is :

  • Long lasting
  • Highly durable 
  • Weather resistant
  • Very quick to lay, with minimal disruption
  • Suitable for all shapes & sizes of driveway / paths
  • Available in a range of colours

A: Resin-bound gravel is a smart, stylish and long-lasting surfacing solution for driveways, patios and paths. Its key qualities include:

  • low-maintenance 
  • long-life 
  • porous and free-draining, ensuring a puddle-free surface
  • no need to install additional drainage
  • range of resin-bound gravel surface colours available to contrast or complement the brickwork, colour or look of your property

A: Tar and shingle (also known as tar and chip) delivers that special, distinctive ‘crunch’ to any driveway. The layer of gravel is set on top of a fully prepared, tar-sprayed surface.  

Tar and shingle is particularly suited to:  

  • Country house, farmhouse or small holding drives or approach roads
  • Town house paths and driveways 
  • Driveways at heritage properties or listed buildings

We are a well-established family-run resurfacing business with nearly 50 years of experience. We are driveway surfacing specialists with proven expertise in providing tailored solutions to meet your specific needs.

A smooth, well-draining drive can be a smart and highly practical addition to any home. It not only enhances the appearance of your property but also ensures proper water drainage, reducing the risk of water accumulation and potential damage.

Yes, resurfacing your driveway, paths, or patio can be a worthwhile investment and more affordable than you might think. We offer competitive rates for our residential surfacing options.

To get a no-obligation quotation for your residential surfacing project, you can contact Booth Tarmacadam's office team by calling 01473 811757.

Absolutely! We provide a range of surface materials and colors to suit various styles and preferences. We can help you choose options that complement your house and enhance its visual appeal.