How many blocks do I need calculator?
Calculate the area of a block by multiplying its height and width. Divide your wall area by the block area. The result is the total amount of blocks you need.
How many block paving is a square meter?
Blocks per pack: 396. Blocks per m2: 50.
Do I need a membrane under block paving?
In the vast majority of light-use constructions (patios, driveways, footpaths, etc) there is absolutely no need for a membrane to be placed between sub-base and the bedding layer: it achieves almost nothing, as a well-selected sub-base material will have what we call a ‘tight’ or ‘close’ finish, that is, there will be …
Does water drain through block paving?
Block paving on a concrete base However, if there is no fall, and water does not drain easily, then it will sit just below the blocks. This will cause an uneven surface, the growth of weeds and grass, and can eventually lift the blocks from place.
What is the best mortar mix for laying paving slabs?
Lay the paving slabs on a full mortar bed, which should support the whole slab, not just the corners. Use a mortar mix of 6 parts sharp sand to 1 part cement. Mix together with just enough water to make it damp and workable, but not overly wet and runny.
What are Bradstone paving slabs?
The Bradstone range of paving slabs includes everything from sleek, modern slate and porcelain, to wonderfully textured materials such as sandstone and limestone. Colours range from characterful beiges to deep granites.
Why choose concrete paving moulds from Bradstone?
Concrete paving moulds are created from perfect versions of the desired shape called ‘masters’ and at Bradstone we produce them ourselves, by hand, the only way to ensure the highest quality. We’re even able to replicate normally scarce and time worn reclaimed natural stone.
Why choose our porcelain pavers and patio stones?
Our range of beautiful porcelain pavers, natural stone paving and concrete paving slabs and patio stones are designed to help you transform your garden or patio into a stunning showpiece, tranquil retreat or functional entertaining space.
Why choose concrete paving for your driveway?
Supremely hard wearing, and available in dozens of styles and colours, concrete paving is a wonderful choice for adding practical flair to your garden, patio or driveway. From the cobblestone inspired Carpet Stones, to larger paving squares, there are many options to choose from.