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    Find Out The Cost* Of A New Driveway

    *These are average costs only. Contact us for an accurate quote.

    You can enter your driveway measurements in mtr’s, and select the surface option of your choosing.

    This driveway cost calculator will give you a rough idea of the average cost to replace a driveway with either Asphalt or Concrete.

    As a guide, Asphalt ranges from $30 – $60 per sqm laid, and Concrete ranges from $40 – $100 per sqm.

    So for an accurate & FREE Quote to replace your driveway – just click here NOW.

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    Driveway Replacement

    If you are considering having your driveway replaced and you have begun to take a look at the various options you are probably already starting to become confused by the number of various alternatives open up to you.

    Asphalt Driveways

    For most people, a budget plan is an essential consideration, which could rule out high end driveway options such as block paving which can be incredibly expensive. Similarly, at the other end of the scale, crushed rock might be a choice.

    Concrete Driveways

    It’s cheap to lay as well as could look quite eye-catching. However, you could not use it on a site that has a lot of a gradient, the crushed rock can escape over the edges of the driveway and require consistent sweeping back, it will break down and compact under the weight of the vehicle’s wheels, and dust will get in promoting the development of weeds.

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    Driveway Replacement – Your Choice

    worker iconThis brings us nicely to the two most popular driveway surface area options– asphalt and concrete. Both have their advantages and drawbacks. Asphalt is less costly to lay, however the cost of a concrete driveway each square metre is greater. Concrete will certainly last longer compared to asphalt, yet asphalt is less complicated to fix. As an approximation, asphalt may last Twenty Years and concrete 30 or more. It goes without stating that whether you choose concrete or asphalt the driveway will just be as good as the structures so you require an excellent solid foundation laid by professionals.

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    What Does It Cost To Resurface An Asphalt Driveway?

    home wash iconRight here are some facts concerning asphalt. Like many various other points, asphalt is not just as good as it used to be due to the fact that it has oils and resins that are of much higher value when used in other products, and developments in modern technology have found ways to extract them. So the asphalt that we have today doesn’t hold so much of the “glue” that it used to do.

    Given this loss of resins and oils, asphalt is a lot more vulnerable to attack from the climate which triggers oxidation when the oxygen in water and air attacks the asphalt binder chemically causing it to break down. This causes fracturing which will result in even more rain getting in the procedure. Asphalt is also attacked by ultraviolet light from the sun which breaks the links in between the carbon bonds. Salt additionally acts as a driver, so this might be worth taking into account if you live by the sea. Additionally, petroleum and oil leakages will permeate asphalt making it soften.

    An asphalt driveway will begin to set as soon as it is laid and, while some state that you can drive on it almost immediately, it is far much better to leave it for 2 to 3 days. By contrast, a concrete driveway should be left to treat for a week before being used. Actually, an asphalt driveway will certainly continue to cure for anywhere in between 6 and twelve months before it is fully set.

    One more issue is that many individuals assume that asphalt is water-proof, which is not the case. Water will certainly seep down into the asphalt and begin to strike the foundations. If these become soft and wet the asphalt surface will certainly start to flex which will certainly bring about cracks in the asphalt.

    So just what can be done to expand the life of an asphalt driveway asphalt driveway? One thing is to try not to park your vehicle in the exact same area each time. Likewise, parking a motorcycle with a kickstand may allow it to permeate the asphalt surface till it is fully set. It also is rather obvious that a thicker layer of asphalt will last longer compared to a slim one. A layer of asphalt of 2″ will be enough to support cars and light vehicles, but does this allow for the weight of shipment trucks as well as garbage trucks? The answer is that it doesn’t, so it is best to lay a thicker level of asphalt on the areas that would be utilized by them.

    One outstanding idea to prolong the life of an asphalt driveway is to give it a securing coat around 12 months after it has actually been laid and is fully cured. This will certainly aid considerably to prevent the access of dampness and will also reflect ultraviolet light.
    If your asphalt driveway is beginning to show indications of cracking then it absolutely requires focus. It requires a correct inspection from a specialist due to the fact that it could be possible to load the cracks with an elastomeric sealant. Larger fractures higher than an inch) should be loaded with a warm mix of asphalt. Nonetheless, if water appears through a crack on a completely dry day, filling it will be a waste of cash as well as time. This location has to be removed {and|as well as completely changed.

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    Costs Of Asphalt And Concrete Driveways

    protective ear muffs iconSo what about the price differences in between asphalt and concrete driveways? Asphalt driveways setup expense can be from $30 – $60 per square metre, while the price of a concrete driveway per square metre may be anywhere in between $40 and $100, and this cost will be higher if you begin including attractive components. Revealed aggregate decorative concrete consists of a combination of natural stone and rock that is crushed into differing dimensions and can be blended to attain an almost limitless series of colours and appearances.

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    How Much Does A Concrete Driveway In Greenwood Cost?

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    Whether you have a plain concrete driveway or a subjected aggregate concrete driveway it is a very good idea to have the surface expertly secured after it has actually treated – in Greenwood. This avoids the surface area from any staining from points such as fuel and oil spills which, from the viewpoint of appearance, having a greater result on concrete compared to they do on asphalt. It additionally protects the surface from damage brought on by weathering. Indeed, it is a good idea to have the surface resealed on a regular basis. The recommended timescale between applications will vary from one specialist to another as it will rely on the particular sealing item that they make use of.

    You must also endeavour to ensure that a concrete driveway is kept clean, and not just from the viewpoint of its appearance. Dust and dirt can settle and enable weeds to expand in the same way as on any other outside surface. The best method of cleaning is to hose the driveway down using a sweeping motion from one side to the other and pressing the dust off the driveway. Use a broom to sweep it well away to guarantee that it does not all blow back again on the next windy day. This ought to keep your driveway looking clean and fresh for several years with hardly any other upkeep called for.

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    Full Length Driveways

    driveway asphalt long pourSo whatever your driveway replacement needs are, we have you covered. Literally covered in concrete or asphalt of your option. With years of experience and the right devices and knowledge on hand, you can’t go amiss when you choose the driveway replacement professionals at “Driveway Pro”. We are in every bussling capital city around Australia, so no matter if you in Perth or Brisbane, Sydney or Adelaide, Gold Coast or Sydney – we have the network of concreting and asphalting teams that can get your task done on time and on budget plan.

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    Customer Reviews*

    Take a look at what others are saying about solutions providers we will connect you with.

    “During 2016 we engaged Steve and his team to completely redo our large driveway and landscaping surrounds. This was a complicated job with some restricted access, but we were really happy with the final result which included both asphalt and also extensive landscaping. No request was too difficult for Steve, and went to great efforts to ensure the job was delivered well. It’s a pleasure to work with Steve, and I’d have no hesitation to recommend him for any future asphalt or landscaping jobs. ”
    – Ross Piper


    “Thanks for the great customer service you gave us. The crew that put in our concrete driveway this morning were very quick, polite and friendly. Thanks”
    – Susan


    “Great work on the stamped concrete driveway Charlie – we had our home revalued and it’s made an amazing difference. Great work.”
    – Peter

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