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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 simply place your driveway measurements in mtr’s, and select the surface option of your choosing.

    This driveway cost estimator will give you a general idea of the average cost to construct a driveway with either Asphalt or Concrete.

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

    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 changed and you have actually started to consider the various options you are probably already starting to become puzzled by the variety of various options available to you.

    Asphalt Driveways

    For many people, a budget plan is a crucial consideration, which may rule out high-end driveway options such as brick paving which can be very costly. Similarly, at the other end of the scale, crushed rock could be a choice.

    Concrete Driveways

    It’s cheap to lay as well as could look quite attractive. However, you could not utilize it on a site that has much of a slope, the crushed rock can escape over the edges of the driveway and need constant sweeping back, it will break down and compact under the weight of the vehicle’s wheels, and dust will get in promoting the growth of weeds.

    Replace That Tired Old Ocean Reef Driveway

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    Driveway Replacement – Your Choice

    worker iconThis brings us neatly to the two most preferred driveway surface area selections– asphalt as well as concrete. Both have their benefits and downsides. Asphalt is less expensive to lay, but the expense of a concrete driveway per square metre is better. Concrete will last longer than asphalt, however asphalt is much easier to repair. As an estimate, asphalt might last 20 years and concrete 30 or more. It goes without stating that whether you pick concrete or asphalt the driveway will only be as good as the structures so you require a good solid foundation laid by experts.

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    What Does It Cost To Resurface An Asphalt Driveway?

    home wash iconRight here are some facts concerning asphalt. Like many other points, asphalt is not as good as it used to be because it consists of oils and resins that are of a lot higher value when used in other products, and advances in modern technology have found methods to remove 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 extra susceptible to attack from the climate which causes oxidation when the oxygen in water and air attacks the asphalt binder chemically creating it to break down. This causes splitting which will certainly cause even more rain entering the procedure. Asphalt is also struck by ultraviolet light from the sun which damages the links in between the carbon bonds. Salt additionally works as a stimulant, so this could be worth taking into consideration if you live by the sea. Furthermore, petrol and oil leaks will certainly pass through asphalt making it soften.

    An asphalt driveway will begin to solidify as soon as it is laid and, while some state that you could drive on it practically right away, it is far better to leave it for 2 to 3 days. By contrast, a concrete driveway needs to be left to treat for a week before being used. In fact, an asphalt driveway will continuously cure for anywhere between six and twelve months prior to it is fully solidified.

    One more issue is that lots of people believe that asphalt is water resistant, which is not the case. Water will seep down right into the asphalt as well as begin to strike the structures. If these become soft and damp the asphalt surface area will certainly begin to bend which will cause cracks in the asphalt.

    So exactly what can be done to extend the life of an asphalt driveway asphalt driveway? Something is to try not to park your vehicle in the very same area every time. Additionally, parking a bike with a kickstand may allow it to penetrate the asphalt surface up until it is completely set. It also is rather evident that a thicker layer of asphalt will certainly last longer compared to a slim one. A layer of asphalt of 2″ will suffice to sustain vehicles as well as light vehicles, but does this allow for the weight of shipment trucks and garbage trucks? The answer is that it doesn’t, so it is best to lay a thicker degree of asphalt on the locations that would be made use of by them.

    One exceptional suggestion to expand the life of an asphalt driveway is to give it a sealing coat around 12 months after it has been laid and is totally healed. This will assist substantially to stop the access of dampness and will also show ultraviolet light.
    If your asphalt driveway is beginning to reveal indications of breaking then it absolutely requires attention. It needs a correct assessment from an expert since it might be possible to fill up the fractures with an elastomeric sealant. Bigger fractures greater than an inch) must be full of a warm mix of asphalt. However, if water appears with a fracture on a completely dry day, filling it will certainly be a waste of money as well as time. This area has to be removed {and|as well as totally replaced.

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    Costs Of Asphalt And Concrete Driveways

    protective ear muffs iconSo exactly what about the price distinctions in between asphalt and concrete driveways? Asphalt driveways setup price can be from $30 – $60 per square metre, while the expense of a concrete driveway per square metre could be anywhere between $40 and $100, and this price will be higher if you start adding decorative aspects. Subjected aggregate decorative concrete consists of a mix of all-natural rock and rock that is crushed right into differing dimensions and can be mixed to attain a virtually unlimited series of colours and looks.

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    How Much Does A Concrete Driveway In Ocean Reef Cost?

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    Whether you have a simple concrete driveway or an exposed aggregate concrete driveway it is a great idea to have the surface area skillfully secured after it has actually healed – in Ocean Reef. This avoids the surface from any kind of discoloration from points such as petroleum as well as oil spills which, from the perspective of appearance, having a higher impact on concrete compared to they do on asphalt. It likewise shields the surface area from damages caused by weathering. Undoubtedly, it is a great idea to have the surface area resealed often. The suggested timescale between applications will vary from one service provider to another as it will rely on the particular sealing product that they use.

    You should also endeavour to make sure that a concrete driveway is kept tidy, and not simply from the viewpoint of its appearance. Dust and dirt can settle and enable weeds to expand in the same way as on other exterior surface area. The best approach of cleansing is to hose the driveway down utilizing a sweeping motion from one side to the other and pressing the dust off the driveway. Use a broom to move it far away to ensure that it doesn’t all blow back again on the next windy day. This should keep your driveway looking tidy as well as fresh for years with very little other maintenance needed.

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    Full Length Driveways

    driveway asphalt long pourSo whatever your driveway replacement requirements are, we have you covered. Literally covered in concrete or asphalt of your option. With years of experience and the right devices and know-how on hand, you cannot go amiss when you pick the driveway replacement professionals at “Driveway Pro”. We are in every major capital city around Australia, so no matter if you are situated Perth or Brisbane, Sydney or Adelaide, Gold Coast or Sydney – we have the network of concreting and asphalting groups that can get your task done on time and on spending 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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