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Permeable Pavers vs. Stormflow Surfacing in Long-Term Stability

As property owners and developers explore sustainable and permeable pavement solutions, concerns about long-term stability and safety inevitably arise. This blog will dive into the intricacies of permeable pavers and Stormflow Surfacing, specifically examining the potential for shifting and trip hazards over time with pavers. By understanding the structural differences and performance characteristics of these two options, stakeholders can make informed decisions about their choice of pavement for a lasting and secure outdoor environment.

Unleashing the Potential of Permeable Paving in Low Impact Development

Permeable pavements like Stormflow Surfacing can help cities mitigate the effects of climate change. They can reduce water pollution, flood risks and the heat island effect of concrete and asphalt.

Embracing the Thaw: Stormflow Surfacing Triumphs in Spring Freeze/Thaw Events

Spring brings the challenge of managing the freeze-thaw cycles that can wreak havoc on traditional pavements. In this blog, we'll explore the intricacies of spring freeze-thaw events and how Stormflow Surfacing emerges as a resilient and innovative solution to counter the potential damages.

Buyer's Guide: Choosing Stormflow Surfacing Over Traditional Pavement Options

When selecting pavement options for your project, it's crucial to consider factors like durability, environmental impact, maintenance requirements, and cost-effectiveness. Below is a comparison between Stormflow Surfacing and traditional pavement options such as asphalt, concrete, and paving stones

The Superiority of Stormflow Surfacing: A Sustainable Solution Beyond Permeable Pavers

In the realm of Low Impact Development (LID), the quest for eco-friendly alternatives is an ongoing journey. Stormwater management is a critical aspect, and choosing the right materials plays a pivotal role. While permeable pavers have long been heralded as a sustainable option, there's a rising star in the field – Stormflow Surfacing. This blog will delve into the benefits of opting for Stormflow Surfacing over traditional permeable pavers.

What is Low Impact Development (LID)?

Low Impact Development (LID) has practices include rain gardens, bioswales, infiltration trenches, rainwater harvesting and permeable pavements. The evident benefits of LID are improved water quality and groundwater recharge, reduced urban heat island effect and number of floods, a restored aquatic habitat and increased habitat for pollinators and other wildlife.

Navigating Canadian Winters with Permeable Pavement

Traditional surfacing materials like asphalt or concrete, while common, may not always be the best option when it comes to the icy and snowy conditions we face in Canada. Anyone who has experienced a Canadian winter knows that it's not just about the enchanting snowfalls; it's also about the icy sidewalks, slippery driveways, and the potential hazards that come with them. We will discuss the advantages of a slip resistant and permeable surface for your home.

5 Reasons To Use Permeable Pavement For Your Driveway

As you consider the best choice for your next driveway or pathway project, let's dive into five compelling reasons why permeable pavement is the best option compared to other traditional surfacing materials...

Tax Incentives For Your Permeable Driveway

Stormflow Surfacing offers many benefits, and in addition to that, several cities across Ontario offer tax incentives and grants for permeable driveways! A few municipalities that already offer this tax incentive include; Kitchener, Waterloo, Mississauga, Halton Region (Milton, Oakville, Burlington and surrounding areas), and Ottawa.

Stormflow Driveway Solves Residential Stormwater Issue

Back in 2020, Chris from Kitchener, Ontario came to us about a drainage/stormwater issue he was having. Chris explained “We are dealing with drainage/water issues due to his neighbours downspout, and our driveway sloping towards the house instead of away from it”....

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