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Asphalt Driveway Paving
Driveway is the first thing you notice in a house, think of what all happens to a driveway? It’s a place where you put your car, your children play, and a good paving job can totally change the curb appeal. Asphalt driveway is the most common kind. It is cost effective and hold well to New Jersey extreme weathers. Minimum upkeep is needed. The basic steps for asphalt driveway paving.
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Asphalt Driveway Repair
- See if weeds are growing out of the cracks, clean them and treat them.
- Clean cracks, using a hammer and chisel to remove any broken pieces of asphalt obstructing the crack. Next, use a wire brush to remove dirt and debris from the crack. Finally using power wash or air gun is used to make sure that all of the loose debris and smaller particles have been removed. Treat with weed killer.
- If cracks are deep, fill it with sand, tamp down the sand.
- Before patching the crack, it is very important for the affected area to clean and smooth as so that the patching material can adhere.
- If the crack is deeper than two inches, we need to first fill the crack up to the two inch mark with small, crushed gravel. Next, compact the gravel using a steel tamper. Followed by cold process asphalt repair compound, such as blacktop. After compacting, more blacktop or compound material are repeated for the tamping process to ensure a leveled driveway. While the surface blacktop will dry in a day or so, the blacktop beneath may take a few weeks to completely harden.
- To replace or resurface asphalt driveway, cost varies between $3,000 and $7000, on an average typically $4500 is the average cost. Asphalt driveways typically last 12 to 20 years, depending on the quality of the installation.Better the care of your asphalt driveway, the longer it will remain in service.
- Additionally seal coating improves the appearance of asphalt pavement , it not only improves appearance but at the same time it adds years to the newly built and repaired driveway.
Call us today for your next repair or re build of Asphalt driveway for both residential and commercial purposes.