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Tarmac enquiry for my driveway
There is already tarmac in my driveway. But Can I buy cold tarmac from the shops and use it for my driverway, on a patch that doesn’t have tarmac on it, I will use a lot of hardcore, i just wanted to know if the cold tarmac would be ok. Or would it be better to use hot tarmac.
6 Answers from MyBuilder Driveway Pavers
Green Street Green, Orpington • Member since 4 Aug 2017 • 31 jobs, 100% positive feedback
Cold tarmac is a temporary material which always remain soft . Hot tarmac is a permanent reinstatement that fully setts
Answered 20th Jun 2019
Doncaster • Member since 22 Feb 2016 • 80 jobs, 100% positive feedback
Cold lay tarmack is suitable for small repairs but the product does not set as good as hot tarmack. I would always use hot tarmack for use on a driveway surface..
Answered 22nd Jun 2019
Answered 20th Jun 2019
Never use coldlay on an existing driveway as not hot enough toould into existing tarmac surface. I would always use hot tarmac for patching.
Answered 21st Jun 2019
Cold tarmac is meant for temporary repairs , hot tarmac would be best but it would be expensive do a small repair as you have to order a minimum of 1 ton
Good idea to contact a local tarmac contractor and see if they have a job local at some point to help cut the cost ,
We have a list of clients that we try and help with very small jobs etc
Answered 28th Jul 2019
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