What Different Types Of Driveways Can You Get Installed

One of the most frequent questions people ask themselves when they are looking to replace their driveway is what options are available to choose from.

This is perfectly normal as no-one is going to blindly commit to getting a new driveway without all the relevant information to hand. How would you choose otherwise?

Well, here we are going to list off the various types of options that are available to choose from and help you in making an informed decision when it comes to picking the right driveway for your home.

Firstly here are the 3 most asked questions when it comes to driveways.

What Type Of Driveway Choices Are Available?

If you are looking for replacing to replace your driveway, the most common options available for a driveway are concrete driveways, tarmac, driveways, asphalt driveways, gravel driveways, resin bound driveways and driveways built with block paving.

What Is The Best Low Maintenance Driveway?

The driveways that require the lowest maintenance are concrete driveways. They require little to no maintenance with just a quick wash down every year. Other choices like asphalt require more intensive labour every year and block paving driveways require the most maintenance to avoid weeds.

What Is The Cheapest Driveway Options in Ireland?

The cheapest driveway option available for any driveway in Ireland is gravel. You can save yourself a lot of money on larger driveways. For a one or two spaced driveway built with gravel and protected by a paved border, the average price falls between €1500 and €2200.


Concrete driveways are very popular for customers looking for both low maintenance and affordability when replacing their driveway. Concrete driveways are one of the oldest form of driveways and when concrete driveways are installed correctly, can last for many years.

Concrete can be stamped, pressed and coloured to suit any type of residence and only requires a quick wash down once a year to keep in good condition. Click here to view 20 different examples of concrete driveway installations for homes.


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