Are you looking for new ideas about your driveway or are you looking for a new asphalt driveway? There are things to consider if you want to replace or choosing a new asphalt driveway. Today we at McFarlane Paving want to which driveway is right for you, what are the benefits, and what type of ongoing maintenance does it require. These are important things to consider, especially if you are choosing a new asphalt driveway in NJ. Here is why:
Asphalt is pliable making it more forgiving when it comes to thaw cycles or freezing than other driveways. If you happen to live in a snowy region, asphalt is a great and suitable option for a driveway to install as the black color can soak in the heat from the sun and melt snow faster than other types of driveways making it the common driveways in most snowy areas.
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Different from other types of driveways, asphalt needs to be installed by professional asphalt paving company or contractor such as ours. If installed by us, it usually takes a day or two after the preparation. Depending on where the asphalt is being installed, it can take a day or a couple of weeks to prepare the surface. There is very little inconveniences you can get from installing asphalt driveway. They only take 24 hours to be ready to be driven on after installation, however, a new asphalt driveway can take years to fully cure which means there might be minor scarring of the surface from power steering divots, snow blade, sharp turns, tractor tires and a variety of other things.
If you’ve already installed asphalt driveway, over a period of time it might start to shows aging signs and exceptional deterioration. You may discover it starts to look patchy, blotchy and inviting and some have a tremendous amount of patching. When asphalt driveway starts to show these signs, you need to completely remove and replace it or overlay the existing asphalt. The repair and replacing service should be offered by a reputable paving company that will guarantee you best driveway. At McFarlane Paving we take care to do everything right, so we'll perform all the necessary testing to determine if your driveway should be completely removed and replaced.
The goal of installing or replacing an asphalt driveway should be to maximize its life expectancy. Before installing a new asphalt driveway in NJ or removing and replacing the already existing one, you should come up with a solid plan as asphalt needs maintenance after every 3 to 5 years.
To learn more about us at McFarlane Paving or for more information about our asphalt driveways in NJ, please call us today at 201-664-2696. One of our skilled paving contractors will be happy to speak to you