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Why Should I Pave My Gravel Driveway?

October 24th, 2019|Driveway Repair|

If you have a gravel driveway, you are already aware of its advantages. Gravel is inexpensive and it can take a beating, making it a good choice for rugged applications. However, gravel also has a number of significant drawbacks. Paving your driveway can cut down on maintenance, create curb appeal, and make it much easier [...]

Asphalt Driveway Edging: What You Need to Know

July 24th, 2019|Driveway Repair|

Asphalt driveways are clean, sleek, and highly durable. They can be driven on just 24 hours after laying, as opposed to waiting a week for concrete to cure. With proper maintenance, they are unlikely to develop major problems that could lead to expensive repairs, and they are not prone to staining (concrete) or dust and debris (gravel). However, the main weakness of an asphalt driveway lies in its vulnerable edges. Here is what you need to know to protect your driveway’s edges. […]

3 Steps to Repair Cracks in Asphalt Driveway

March 22nd, 2018|Driveway Repair|

Asphalt is a sturdy material that can last for years. However, it does need periodic maintenance to keep water out. Water intrusion through small cracks in the driveway’s surface is the number one cause of asphalt failure. As the seasons change, water under the surface freezes and thaws, expanding and contracting and eroding your driveway [...]

The 6 Steps to Build a New Asphalt Driveway

November 8th, 2017|Asphalt, Driveway Repair|

Although installing a new asphalt driveway requires specialized training and equipment that puts the job out of reach for virtually all DIY enthusiasts, it is still useful to know what the process is. A detailed understanding of what is involved will help you read your estimate and keep an eye on the progress of the [...]

The Best Time of Year to Pave or Repair Your Driveway

October 19th, 2016|Driveway Repair|

If you need to pave or repair your driveway, it is understandable that you prefer to do the job right away. A driveway in poor condition is unsightly and rough, and existing damage can worsen over time. However, paving or making repairs at the wrong time of year can prove to be an expensive mistake. Major repairs and new paving should only be done during the late spring and summer months, though emergency patching can be done at any time. Here is what you should know. […]