Concrete Driveway Installation
Driveways need just as much care and attention as any other part of your property. The best driveways are made of concrete for many reasons. Concrete driveways can be decorated to improve curb appeal and it gives guest and neighbors a first impression to your property. In addition to that, concrete is a great tool for landscaping.
Concrete is more Durable than Asphalt
You have the option of building your driveway using either asphalt or concrete. Each material has its pros and cons, but concrete is more popular for obvious reasons. Concrete driveways are durable and maintenance-free lasts longer than asphalt.
It takes extreme pressure for concrete driveways to crack. On the contrary, asphalt begins shrinking and expanding with the slightest changes in temperature. Consequently, asphalt driveways are more prone to damages.
On average, your concrete driveway should last approximately 30 years. Your child will graduate from college by the time it needs replacing. On the other hand, asphalt driveway lasts around 20 years. How long your driveway lasts depends on several factors. The most important one is driveway maintenance. It helps to keep the driveway clean and pressure washing is the best way to clean a concrete driveway. Pressure washing a concrete driveway should be done infrequently.
Sealing Offers Enhanced Protection
Keeping it clean is only half the job. The next task is to ensure the driveway remains properly sealed at all times. Concrete driveways need sealing for various reasons. You can seal it using integral, penetrating, or topical sealers. Once sealed, you will never have to worry about the presence of mold on your driveway. Sealing inhibits mold. Sealing makes the driveway more durable. Sealing extends the life of your driveway. Sealing offers enhanced protection and coloring too.
In order for a concrete driveway to last as long as possible, it needs to be installed properly. That’s our job. We will make sure the soil’s foundation is stable and will cure the concrete after preparing the concrete for installation.
We are experts with concrete driveways. Call us today.