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

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 square metre.

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Driveway Replacement

If you are thinking about having your driveway replaced and you have started to consider the numerous choices you are probably already starting to become perplexed by the number of different alternatives open to you.

Asphalt Driveways

For most people, a budget is an essential consideration, which may eliminate high end driveway choices such as block paving which can be very expensive. Similarly, at the other end of the scale, gravel might be an option.

Concrete Driveways

It’s cheap to construct as well as could look rather attractive. However, you can not utilize it on a site that has much of a gradient, the crushed rock could escape over the edges of the driveway and need continuous sweeping back, it will certainly break down and compact under the weight of the vehicle’s wheels, and dirt will certainly enter promoting the development of weeds.

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Driveway Replacement – Your Choice

worker iconThis brings us nicely to the two most preferred driveway surface area choices– asphalt as well as concrete. Both have their benefits as well as drawbacks. Asphalt is more affordable to lay, however the cost of a concrete driveway each square metre is higher. Concrete will last longer compared to asphalt, but asphalt is simpler to repair. As a ballpark figure, asphalt may last 20 years and concrete 30 or even more. It goes without saying that whether you select concrete or asphalt the driveway will only be as good as the structures so you need a good solid foundation laid by professionals.

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What Does It Cost To Resurface An Asphalt Driveway?

home wash iconBelow are some facts about asphalt. Like many other things, asphalt is not as good as it used to be due to the fact that it includes oils as well as materials that are of much higher value when used in various other products, and advancements in modern technology have discovered ways to extract them. So the asphalt that we have today doesn’t hold so much of the “glue” that it used to do.

Provided this loss of resins and oils, asphalt is much more vulnerable to attack from the climate which creates oxidation when the oxygen in water and air attacks the asphalt binder chemically creating it to break down. This causes cracking which will certainly result in more rain getting in the procedure. Asphalt is also struck by ultraviolet light from the sun which breaks the links in between the carbon bonds. Salt also acts as a stimulant, so this might be worth thinking about if you live by the sea. On top of that, petroleum as well as oil leaks will certainly penetrate asphalt making it soften.

An asphalt driveway will start to solidify when it is laid and, while some claim that you can drive on it almost immediately, it is far better to leave it for 2 to 3 days. By comparison, a concrete driveway should be left to treat for a week prior to being utilized. Actually, an asphalt driveway will continuously cure for anywhere in between six and twelve months prior to it is completely solidified.

Another issue is that many people think that asphalt is waterproof, which is not the case. Water will certainly seep down right into the asphalt as well as start to attack the structures. If these become soft and damp the asphalt surface area will start to bend which will certainly cause fractures in the asphalt.

So what can be done to prolong the life of an asphalt driveway asphalt driveway? Something is to try not to park your vehicle in the same area every single time. Likewise, parking a bike with a kickstand may allow it to permeate the asphalt surface area till it is totally set. It also is fairly noticeable that a thicker layer of asphalt will last longer than a thin one. A layer of asphalt of 2″ will be enough to sustain automobiles and light vehicles, but does this allow for the weight of shipment trucks as well as garbage vehicles? The answer is that it doesn’t, so it is best to lay a thicker degree of asphalt on the locations that would certainly be utilized by them.

One exceptional idea to expand the life of an asphalt driveway is to give it a securing coat around One Year after it has been laid and is fully cured. This will assist considerably to stop the access of wetness and will certainly also show ultraviolet light.
If your asphalt driveway is beginning to show signs of cracking after that it definitely requires focus. It requires a correct assessment from an expert because it may be possible to fill the splits with an elastomeric sealant. Larger splits greater than an inch) should be filled with a hot mix of asphalt. Nevertheless, if water shows up through a crack on a dry day, loading it will be a waste of cash and time. This area needs to be dug out {and|as well as completely replaced.

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Costs Of Asphalt And Concrete Driveways

protective ear muffs iconSo what about the cost distinctions in between asphalt and concrete driveways? Asphalt driveways installation price can be from $30 – $60 per square metre, while the cost of a concrete driveway per square metre may be anywhere between $40 and $100, and this price will certainly be higher if you start including decorative components. Exposed accumulated decorative concrete includes a mixture of natural rock and rock that is crushed into varying dimensions and can be blended to achieve a virtually infinite range of colours and looks.

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How Much Does A Concrete Driveway In Balga Cost?

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Whether you have a plain concrete driveway or a revealed aggregate concrete driveway it is an excellent idea to have the surface properly secured after it has actually healed – in Balga. This protects against the surface from any kind of discoloration from points such as gas and oil spills which, from the point of view of appearance, having a better impact on concrete compared to they do on asphalt. It also safeguards the surface area from damages brought on by weathering. Indeed, it is a smart idea to have the surface resealed often. The recommended timescale in between applications will certainly vary from one professional to another as it will certainly depend upon the particular sealing product that they utilize.

You ought to also endeavour to make sure that a concrete driveway is maintained clean, and not simply from the viewpoint of its appearance. Dust and dirt could settle and enable weeds to grow similarly as on any other outside surface. The very best approach of cleaning is to hose the driveway down using a sweeping movement from one side to the other and pushing the dirt off the driveway. Use a broom to sweep it well away to make sure that it doesn’t all blow back once again on the next gusty day. This should keep your driveway looking tidy as well as fresh for years with little other upkeep needed.

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driveway asphalt long pourSo whatever your driveway replacement needs are, we have you covered. Actually covered in concrete or asphalt of your choice. With years of experience and the best equipment and know-how on hand, you cannot fail when you pick the driveway replacement professionals at “Driveway Pro”. We are located 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 groups that can get your job done on time and on budget plan.

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“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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