Benefits of porous paving

Why opt for a resin bound surface, what are the benefits of porous paving system? The answers are all in this blog...
DecraSet porous paving

Resin bound paving is possibly the fastest growing outdoor resin flooring option for domestic, commercial and even industrial uses. Benefits of porous paving (resin bound) include having a smooth finish yet it is non-slip, contemporary and available in endless colour blends. It’s not hard to see why sales of HMS Decra-Set resin bound paving increase year on year.

With durability dependent upon the depth of installation, our resin surfacing is suitable for all types of hard landscaping, from car parking, recreational spaces, walkways and garden design. We can help with recommended specification for your intended use to ensure you’re buying – or – specifying with confidence.

Resin bound paving is also ideal for meeting planning constraints around porous paving. For example, if you are planning on removing grass in favour of a hard surface (i.e. changing a front garden into a parking space), porous hard surfacing is likely to approved by the majority of local authorities and may not require planning permission at all. Being fully SUDS compliant, resin bound surfacing allows water and air to circulate, whilst reducing pressure on main drainage, so minimising the requirement for additional ACO systems and the likelihood of standing water.  

The completely encapsulated system of resin bound paving means absolutely zero stone migration, making it a great choice for recreational spaces such as garden landscaping, play areas, city centres, public realms and parks & green spaces. Featuring an entirely smooth continual finish, our resin bound paving is also beneficial for people using access equipment such as wheelchairs, pushchairs plus it’s safe for those with reduced mobility.

Combined with weed suppressant membrane, our Decra-Set resin surfacing is low maintenance and can be treated with weed killer and moss/algae products safely. Diesel resistant and naturally non-slip, it is suitable for commercial application in a wide variety of settings.

Our Decra-Set two-component polyurethane systems combined with a selection of super-washed and dried decorative aggregates, gives a superior quality finish to any installation project. With all materials mixed and bespoke hand laid on site, every project can benefit from the attention to detail offered by choosing this system. 

Benefits of outdoor resin flooring in comparison to more traditional paving systems such as tarmac, block paving or loose gravel to include:

•             Zero weed growth

•             Minimal optional maintenance

•             Porous SUDS compliancy

•             Minimal surface preparation

•             Fully encapsulated system – smooth yet slip resistant

•             Huge range of colours and finishes to compliment any type of scheme

•             Quality and longevity backed by up to 20 years product and workmanship guarantees

•             Top quality materials installed by qualified in-house professionals – order resin samples HERE

Contact us today to discuss your project requirements, or to order up to three resin samples completely free of charge.

About HMS

HMS has more than 25 years’ unrivalled trading history in providing high quality resin based surfacing treatments for Highways England, Main Contractors, Local Authorities, National Home Builders and private individuals.

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