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Van Isle Rubber Surfacing {Vancouver Island BC}

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Van Isle Eco Friendly Rubber Surfacing
Post Last Modified – March 04, 2024 ¦

Van Isle Rubber Surfacing On Vancouver Island

Why is this guy talking about driveways and Van Isle Rubber Surfacing on a travel, health and wellness website you may be asking yourself. ❓

Well, I am all for any eco-friendly-go green products out there in the marketplace, that have a positive impact on our environment. I had my driveway and back patio resurfaced, with an environmentally conscientious rubber surfacing product. One that utilizes; recycled rubber materials.

Not only is it {Eco Friendly}, but it’s a fraction of the cost of removing my existing asphalt driveway. It’s a much more effective and eco-friendly alternative, to that of having all the existing asphalt removed and hauled away somewhere. Only to be dumped and then resurfaced with new asphalt.

About Vancouver Island Rubber Surfacing

Van Isle Rubber Surfacing

This small {Better Bureau Accredited} business has over 20 Years experience in the – rubber poured in place industry. They are a small independent company, with their home base situated on 🌲 Vancouver Island in BC – 🍁 Canada.

With their extensive knowledge of and in this increasingly popular industry, along with having numerous positive testimonials;

It was an easy choice for me and I always try to shop locally whenever possible as well.

Why You Should Choose Rubber Surfacing

Van Isle Rubber Surfacing

First and foremost, rubber resurfacing is an environmentally friendly product, using eco-friendly Styrene-butadiene rubber (SBR) and Ethylene Propylene Diene Terpolymer (EPDM) products.

Rubber Surfacing is also very – Cost Effective.

For example, it can be up to 30-40% less than concrete removal and replacement. Asphalt replacement can even be more 💰 costly.

Van Isle Rubber Surfacing Installation Process

Van Isle Rubber Surfacing Driveway Before

Prior to the project you wish to have completed, the entire surface will be thoroughly pressured washed by the; Van Isle team. After your supplies are delivered, your install professionals will attend on a day that meets the requirements needed, to install the product properly.

It must be 🌞 dry weather with no rain in the forecast for at least 24 hours. Temperatures should ideally not drop below – 10 degrees celsius at night.

Van Isle Rubber Surfacing – Installation Team

Van Isle Rubber Surfacing - Installation Team

A full team of experienced installers will arrive on your scheduled install date, to begin work on your project. It’s like their setting up an outdoor 🍳 kitchen, preparing their ingredients under the tent!

One person will mix the bagged rubber granules with a special formulated binder, making it ready to be poured onto the surface you’ve selected.

Van Isle Rubber Surfacing Team

The other installers will then pour the mixture onto the surface, which is then troweled by their team of experienced professionals. This binding agent that the team adds to the mixture, will produce a – very strong, unbreakable, anti-skid, flexible surface.

Water will filter through the strong rubber sub-base and the direction in which it is sloping, will be where the excess water will drain away. This rubber surfacing in known to withstand literally tons of pressure and the most ⛈ severe of weather conditions!

“EPDM (Ethylene Propylene Diene Terpolymer) rubber has been proven to cope with the harshest environments, including the winters of Canada.”

Our Selected Project – Before Photos

Worn Driveway - Porch

These 📸 photos show our driveway and front door porch area, before resurfacing.

Asphalt Cracking

The entire surface was sun baked with; large cracks, dips and with uneven sections throughout.

Driveway Damage

Front Door Porch Area:

Cracked Worn Concrete Front Porch

It consisted of concrete with embedded small rocks. The concrete was all old and cracked, with the rocks becoming loose constantly.

A real mess!! 🙁

Old concrete front pad

Below, is our driveway portion located at the side of the house, where we park our recreational vehicle trailer. This part was a real mess and eye sore, all cracked and sloping badly!

Aged Asphalt Driveway

Back Covered Porch Area:

Back Porch Before Rubber Surfacing

As you can see, our back porch was an unpainted plain concrete surface. We were continually having to pressure wash the area to keep it clean.

Adding an attractive eco-friendly rubber surface, will definitely be a big improvement to the overall look of the porch.

Our Selected Project – Installing Rubber Surface

Rubber Surfacing

Once the rubber mixture is prepared, it is then poured onto the surface and carefully troweled by the installers.

Van Isle Rubber Surfacing Installers


Back Porch Rubber Surfacing Installation

We were able to pick from a variety of colors available, that flowed nicely with the color of our home and trim.

Our Selected Project – Completed

Van Isle Rubber Surfacing

The finished job was absolutely amazing. We couldn’t believe the transformation from old asphalt, to the new improved rubber surface look!

Final Thoughts Banner

In wrapping things up, if you are in the market for a; driveway, patio, sidewalk or swimming pool surface project and more, then consider an eco-friendly rubber surface alternative. We were so glad we chose this for our driveway, front porch and back patio!

Below, I’ve included Van Isle’s address and phone number below for your convenience. Give them a ☎ call and arrange for a free in-home estimate. 🗺 Be sure to check out the {Google Map} box at the bottom of this post for their exact location. 🗺

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Although our rubber surfacing project was in collaboration with Van Isle Rubber Surfacing, rest assured all content and opinions are that of the author and reflect my personal experience only.
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“The Rubber Tree Can Grow To Heights Of 100 To 130 Feet, And Can Live To 100 Years. ”

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A Blogger Since 2012, Robert has a {Passion for Travel}, having worked in the industry for over 35 years. He enjoys sharing special moments & tips on; Travel, Health & Wellness, Book Reviews and much more!

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