Category Archives: Patio cleaning

Interior décor: homing in on concrete

Concrete Restoration and Repair in London

Concrete was perhaps once synonymous with dreary-looking structures and people considered it a functional, even industrial material. But that’s no longer the case. In fact, this substance is a lot more versatile than you realise. And it can help create a unique look in your home. Perhaps unsurprisingly, concrete and its variants, including terrazzo, have […]

Make the most of your home’s exterior this autumn

Patio and Driveway Cleaning in London

Maybe you see it as a time of grey chill and dark evenings, or maybe it’s a season of pumpkins, russet-coloured leaves and Strictly Come Dancing. Either way, autumn is definitely here. And whatever your views on the season, winter can’t be far behind. That means time is running out to get the outside of […]

Bring terrific terrazzo inside your home!

Terrazzo Repair Cleaning and Restoration in London

It’s the interiors trend that’s taking the UK by storm! We’re seeing it everywhere this summer, from wallpaper to kitchen countertops and flooring. And you can find items in a terrazzo-style pattern on everything from lampshades to drinks coasters. Terrazzo means terrace – it comes from Italy, where people used it first in flooring in […]

Want to pressure wash your driveway yourself? Proceed with caution!

Driveway Cleaning Pressure Wash in London

It’s Bank Holiday season, and the weather is lovely – even if it seems to be turning at the moment. And, given the lockdown, we’re all of course spending more time at home. If your drive is full of weeds and moss or the ingrained dirt of many months of neglect after winter, thoughts inevitably […]

Concrete resurfacing: frequently asked questions

Concrete Restoration London

Time eventually erodes everything.Concrete is no exception. Here, we consider the questions people often have on concrete resurfacing. Traditionally, your choice was between concrete repair or replacement. Today, concrete resurfacing is a sought-after alternative. It provides a great-looking, affordable finish with little mess. What is it? Concrete resurfacing doesn’t mean replacing all the concrete. Instead, […]

Avoiding driveway pressure-washing scams during Covid-19 outbreak

Steam Jet Washing to Clean Corona Virus (COVID-19) in London

Trading standards experts have warned that cold callers are preying on vulnerable people during the Covid-19 pandemic. Householders must be on their guard against services they don’t need, or substandard goods. Among the scams are getting bank details for ‘continued free school meals’, fake coronavirus home-testing kits, and selling face masks and hand sanitiser. (The […]

Asphalt or tarmac driveways – which are best?

Patio and Driveway Jetwash in London

Asphalt and tarmac may look virtually identical when you study their surfaces. But in fact these are two very different materials, although both are used widely in driveways across the UK. Are you deciding which to have outside your home? Here’s a guide to help. Tarmac Consisting of crushed aggregate and mixed with a tar […]

Can I pressure wash my driveway in winter?

Pressure Washing of Patio and Driveway in London

Here at Royal Stone Care, we’re often asked if people can (and indeed should) clean their driveways during the colder months. The short answer is yes, you can, even as winter is doing its worst and temperatures start to plummet. (Which has already started to happen in the UK in recent weeks.) As long as […]

Things to know before you buy a pressure washer

Pressure Washing and Steam Jet Washing in London

For most outdoor cleaning jobs, pressure washers are the best tools. They’re a lot more effective than a standard garden hose for shifting stubborn grime and dirt, plus moss, mould and algae. Pressure washing enhances what estate agents call the ‘kerb appeal’ of your home. This could make a big difference if you’re about to […]

How to stop steam pressure washing from damaging your driveway?

Driveway Pressure Washing in London

Pressure washing your driveway removes grime and stains, including stubborn or oily ones, and protects the integrity of your drive while enhancing overall outdoor appearance. Indeed, few methods are as efficient as steam jet washing. However, if it’s not done properly, there can be pitfalls: Pressure washing too often If you pressure wash your driveway […]