Is it a Good Idea to Turn My Front Lawn into a New Driveway?
It’s great to be able to park outside your home, but in reality people often struggle to find a spot outside their property to park, even with a permit. In order to solve this issue, many choose to turn their front lawn into a driveway, to give themselves the space they’ve always needed, that’s fully theirs and free to use. Of course choosing the right driveway surfacingto create this new driveway is essential to getting the space you really want. But will transforming your lawn work well for you?

The advantages of getting a new driveway

It can be stressful not knowing whether you’ll be able to park outside your home, plus having to park on the road can turn out to be expensive when you have to pay. By having your own driveway, these issues will be eliminated and you’ll have a reliable and more secure place to park. There will also be far less chance of another vehicle causing damage by knocking into yours. Of course with a brand new driveway you’ll have created a space that’s exclusively available to you. Gone will be the days when you come home to find someone has blocked you in, or you can’t get a space. A brand new driveway that’s been installed by experienced professionals will also add value to your property. It will enhance it aesthetically, and also increase its sale value due to the consistent high demand for spaces to park - plus there’s many more fantastic benefits.

How much will it cost me?

If your wondering about the cost of installing a brand new driveway where your front lawn used to be, then there’s just a few factors you need to consider, including:
  • The size you wish the new driveway to be.
  • The materials you want to build it with.
  • And the cost of labour.
There’s also other considerations such as the current condition of your front lawn, which can affect any work that needs to be done before installation can begin. The best way to get a completely accurate idea of how much your new driveway will cost though, is to speak to trusted and reliable experts - who can provide you with a completely free quotation. At Premier Surfacing, we’ll help you to choose the most suitable surface material to create your dream driveway, while taking into account your exact requirements and budget. We operate in all areas throughout Shropshire - just give us a call and we'll be happy to help.
Published: July 2020

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