“My driveway is in rough shape. Will repaving my driveway increase the value of my home?

Yes, your driveway is the first thing visitors see when they come to your home. A properly paved driveway that has a clean and neat appearance is a definite asset.

“I live in the countryside and have a gravel driveway. Will an asphalt driveway require more maintenance than gravel?”
Actually, asphalt paving requires very little maintenance in comparison to a gravel driveway.

“I just built my new house in the countryside. How long should I wait before I have the driveway paved?”
Depending on the soil conditions and how much excavation work has been done around your home, you should wait one to two years before you pave your driveway.

“How long will the paving job last?”
Depending on location, soil conditions and other factors an asphalt paving job can last up to thirty years.

“What is the price difference between asphalt paving, interlocking and concrete?”
Generally concrete and interlocking can cost two to four times the price of asphalt.

“I live in a new subdivision house in town. How long should I wait before I have the driveway paved?”
Due to sub-soil settling, because of all the excavation work being done in a sub-division, a homeowner should wait approximately two to three years before paving their driveway.

“I’m selling my house and would like to have my driveway repaved, however I want it done as cheap as possible.”
A properly paved driveway that looks great will help you sell your home. A cheap or poorly paved driveway won’t help you sell your home.

“After the driveway is paved, how long should we wait before we drive on it?”
Anywhere from just a couple of hours to three or four days. It really depends on weather and the type of driveway you had done.

“I just had a chemical spill on my driveway. What should I do?”
You should immediately apply dry sand, dirt, kitty litter or absorbent material to the spill to absorb the spill. Do not spray it with a water hose you cause more damage.

“I noticed some people water their newly paved driveway after it is paved, should I water the driveway?”
Generally, it is not necessary to water your newly paved driveway.

"What causes potholes?"
Possible causes of potholes include thin asphalt, underlying base failure due to extreme load pressures or poor drainage that undermines the base. Low quality asphalt may aslo be a factor.

"Should I repair cracks right away?"
Failure to repair cracks as soon as possible will lead to potholes, crack expansion and ultimately underliying base failure.


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