Driveways are the most common hardscaping installation for residential homes, since almost every homeowner will own a vehicle. Driveways can be made out of a variety of different materials, from traditional pavements like asphalt and concrete to the more distinctive paving stones and gravel driveways. Gravel driveways, in particular, stand out due to the fact that they are made up of many small stones instead of a single uniform surface. This gives gravel driveways a number of benefits when compared to other driveway paving materials.
- As a business owner, it is important and essential to your business to take care of the exterior of your building, as it is the first thing customers will see when visiting your location. Because you want to keep your business' exterior well-maintained and tidy, it is important to take care of it yourself or hire professionals to handle its exterior appearance. Here are two areas of your business' exterior that need specific maintenance all year to be kept looking great.
- If you manage a property that has bike paths or trails for golf carts, you'll want to keep up with maintenance, so the asphalt doesn't crack or start to crumble. Asphalt trails are similar in construction to driveways, but there are a few differences, such as not being designed to handle heavy vehicles. Here are some things to know about maintaining the trails on your property, so they hold onto their visual appeal.
- Your driveway is an important part of your house. It not only holds your car and visitors' cars, it also provides a type of grand entrance to your home. You have heard about 'curb appeal' when talking about the outside of your home. This means the appearance of the outside of your home is appealing to passersby and potential buyers should you decide to sell. You can also make your driveway more appealing and really improve the 'curb appeal' of your home.
- If you have an older asphalt driveway on your property that needs a great deal of work, then you may be deciding on whether you should invest in a resurfacing or replacement. While resurfacing is much cheaper than a full replacement, there are a number of situations where replacement is a much better choice. Keep reading to learn about when a full replacement is ideal. When The Subbase Is Unstable