Welcome to our latest Resin Bound Blog post '5 Reasons Cracks Appear in Resin Bound Surfacing'.
Resin Surfacing is hugely popular, but it still a relatively new introduction to the hard landscaping market. I'm writing this post having spent 14 years working in both industrial resin flooring and resin bound surfacing. Now in my role as the MD of Vuba - one of the UK's largest independent manufacturers of resin products, I have seen numerous examples of cracks appearing in resin surfaces and hopefully this article helps both contractors and end user customers.
Resin bound surfacing is an in situ bonded screed, which means it is bonded to the substrate. And so it's fate is directly connected to that of the substrate. Cracking in resin bound surfacing is often the symptom that you can see, but the not the problem.
Now for the 5 most common reasons that resin bound surfaces crack...