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    Find Out The Cost* Of A New Driveway

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

    Simply enter your driveway dimensions in mtr’s, and select the surface option of your choice.

    This driveway cost calculator will give you an approximate 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 thinking of having your driveway replaced and you have actually begun to look at the various options you are probably already starting to become confused by the number of various choices available to you.

    Asphalt Driveways

    For most people, a budget plan is a crucial factor to consider, which might dismiss high end driveway choices such as block paving which can be incredibly costly. Equally, at the other end of the scale, crushed rock could be an option.

    Concrete Driveways

    It’s inexpensive to install and could look fairly eye-catching. However, you can not use it on a site that has much of a slope, the crushed rock could 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 dirt will certainly enter promoting the growth of weeds.

    Replace That Tired Old Spearwood Driveway

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    Driveway Replacement – Your Choice

    worker iconThis brings us neatly to the two most popular driveway surface choices– asphalt and concrete. Both have their benefits as well as negative aspects. Asphalt is cheaper to lay, yet the price of a concrete driveway per square metre is greater. Concrete will certainly last longer than asphalt, however asphalt is simpler to fix. As an estimate, asphalt might last Two Decade and concrete 30 or even 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 a great solid foundation laid by professionals.

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    What Does It Cost To Resurface An Asphalt Driveway?

    home wash iconRight here are some truths about asphalt. Like many other points, asphalt is not like it used to be because it includes oils as well as resins that are of much higher value when utilized in various other products, and advances in modern technology have found methods to extract them. So the asphalt that we have today does not hold so much of the “glue” that it used to do.

    Given this loss of resins and oils, asphalt is more prone to attack from the weather condition which causes oxidation when the oxygen in water and air attacks the asphalt binder chemically creating it to break down. This causes breaking which will result in more rainwater getting in the process. Asphalt is also attacked by ultraviolet light from the sun which damages the links in between the carbon bonds. Salt likewise acts as a stimulant, so this might be worth thinking about if you live by the sea. Additionally, petrol as well as oil leaks will certainly permeate asphalt making it soften.

    An asphalt driveway will start to harden as quickly as it is laid and, while some claim that you could drive on it virtually instantly, it is far better to leave it for 2 to 3 days. By contrast, a concrete driveway must be left to cure for a week before being utilized. As a matter of fact, an asphalt driveway will continuously cure for anywhere in between 6 and twelve months before it is fully set.

    Another problem is that many individuals assume that asphalt is waterproof, which is not the case. Water will certainly seep down into the asphalt and start to attack the foundations. If these become soft and wet the asphalt surface will start to bend which will certainly lead to fractures in the asphalt.

    So exactly what can be done to prolong the life of an asphalt driveway asphalt driveway? One thing is to attempt not to park your vehicle in the same place each time. Likewise, parking a motorcycle with a kickstand may allow it to penetrate the asphalt surface until it is fully solidified. It also is rather obvious 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 automobiles as well as light trucks, but does this allow for the weight of delivery trucks as well as garbage vehicles? The answer is that it does not, so it is best to lay a thicker degree of asphalt on the areas that would be utilized by them.

    One exceptional suggestion to expand the life of an asphalt driveway is to give it a securing layer around 12 months after it has actually been laid and is completely cured. This will assist considerably to avoid the ingress of dampness and will certainly also show ultraviolet light.
    If your asphalt driveway is beginning to reveal signs of cracking then it most definitely needs attention. It requires an appropriate inspection from a specialist because it may be possible to fill up the splits with an elastomeric sealer. Bigger fractures above an inch) should be loaded with a hot mix of asphalt. However, if water shows up through a split on a completely dry day, loading it will be a waste of cash and time. This area has to be dug out {and|as well as totally changed.

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    Costs Of Asphalt And Concrete Driveways

    protective ear muffs iconSo what about the cost distinctions between asphalt and concrete driveways? Asphalt driveways installment expense can be from $30 – $60 per square metre, while the expense of a concrete driveway per square metre may be anywhere in between $40 and $100, and this rate will certainly be higher if you start including decorative aspects. Revealed accumulated attractive concrete consists of a blend of natural rock and rock that is crushed into varying sizes and can be blended to achieve an almost limitless series of colours and appearances.

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    How Much Does A Concrete Driveway In Spearwood Cost?

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    Whether you have a simple concrete driveway or a revealed aggregate concrete driveway it is a very good idea to have the surface properly secured after it has actually healed – in Spearwood. This avoids the surface from any kind of discoloration from things such as fuel and oil spills which, from the viewpoint of appearance, having a higher effect on concrete compared to they do on asphalt. It likewise secures the surface area from damage brought on by weathering. Indeed, it is a good idea to have the surface resealed regularly. The advised timescale between applications will certainly vary from one contractor to another as it will certainly rely on the particular securing item that they make use of.

    You must additionally endeavour to make sure that a concrete driveway is kept clean, and not just from the point of view of its appearance. Dust and dirt could settle and enable weeds to expand similarly as on other exterior surface area. The very best technique of cleaning is to hose the driveway down making use of a sweeping movement from one side to the other and pressing the dirt off the driveway. Use a broom to move it far away to make sure that it does not all blow back once again on the next windy day. This should keep your driveway looking clean as well as fresh for many 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 best equipment and knowledge on hand, you cannot go amiss when you pick the driveway replacement experts 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.

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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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