How Long do Resin Bound Driveways last?

Category: Sureset Blog

Posted 26th July 2019 by Y Holloway

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If you’re looking to invest in resin bound paving, you’re likely wondering how long the resin bound paving will last for, and if it’s a good investment of your money. We understand that any large project like this on your home is an important and big decision, so we’re here to guide you in your decision and answer any questions that might pop up along the way.

Resin bound paving is a relatively modern type of surfacing for outdoor spaces, especially driveways, and therefore it’s one of the most in-demand and popular choices too. When you think of a driveway, you probably think of the more traditional and old-school techniques, such as paving or concrete – but resin bound paving is offer more benefits, better flexibility and more aesthetically pleasing options too.

Resin bound paving is different, and it offers much more than these other techniques can. So what are the benefits of resin bound paving?

  • Durable and long-lasting
  • Quick and easy installation
  • Quick laying and setting times
  • Can be flexible for a variety of purposes
  • Low maintenance
  • Smooth finish (great for prams or wheelchair users)
  • Permeable (Great for places with lots of rain)
  • Weather resistant
  • It’s SuDS compliant (Sustainable urban Drainage Systems)
  • No planning permission required
  • Curb appeal (looks fantastic)

Let’s talk about longevity

You’ll have noticed, in that list, that “durable and long-lasting” was right at the top of the benefits that resin bound paving can offer. That’s because resin bound paving is extremely long-lasting and offers fantastic longevity.

Here at SureSet we’re so confident in the longevity of our resin bound paving, that we actually offer a 21 Year Guarantee for our SureSet resin bound paving, when it has been installed by our Installation Team a SureSet Approved Installer or a SureSet Global Partner.

This guarantee covers you for a variety of different things, which we’ve listed below:

  • Loose stone
  • Cracking
  • Oil damage
  • Softening
  • Colour change
  • Frost damage
  • Workmanship

The longevity of resin bound paving is fantastic and out-performs many of the other paving and surfacing alternatives. With traditional paving, you could see cracks in your paving stones after a couple of years (maybe even less). With resin bound paving, because of how modern and flexible our product it, we’re happy to guarantee our product for 21 years. That should give you an indication of the quality of the product and how long you can expect it to last. We expect, that when properly installed and maintained, your resin bound driveway can easily last for more than 25 years – which means your new driveway is a fantastic investment.