Tag Archives: Driveway Restoration

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 […]

Is there a difference between power and pressure washing?

Pressure Washing or Powder Washing

Power and pressure washing are terms that are regularly used interchangeably, even by industry specialists. So the question of whether there are any big differences between the two can seem bewildering. And, indeed, the functions of both are basically the same – to remove dirt and similar debris from hard surfaces using pressurised water. Equally, […]

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 […]

Why concrete could be the natural material of choice for your floor?

Concrete Floor Restoration and Cleaning in London

Concrete floors may have associations with cold, industrial settings. But, they can take on various colours and a polished sheen to give a softer look. So, in fact, concrete flooring can look elegant and warm. There are other benefits too, including the fact that, as a material, concrete is: Sustainable Cost-effective Long-lasting Low maintenance Versatile […]

How your driveway could benefit from pressure washing?

Driveway Cleaning and Restoration

It’s hardly surprising that patios and paved driveways are so popular across the UK. After all, they’re cost-effective, smart-looking and low-maintenance options for covering an outside area. But low-maintenance, unfortunately, doesn’t mean no maintenance at all. Grime, oil, lichen stubborn leaves and the like can all seriously mar your paved area’s appearance. So a paved […]