How Long Does a Driveway Last?
The lifespan of a driveway varies based on climate, maintenance, and uses but is primarily determined by the material.
How long does a concrete driveway last?
If installed properly and maintained, a concrete driveway should last about 30 years. Concrete driveways in colder areas may break down sooner but should still last approximately 20 years.
How long does an asphalt driveway last?
Asphalt driveway has a shorter life than concrete, asphalt tends to last between 15 and 20 years. You can extend the life of an asphalt driveway with regular maintenance.
How to prep for driveway replacement?
If you plan to rebuild a new driveway in the same location, the site must be graded and prepared properly. At Concrete Designs FL we include this cost in your driveway demolition quote, but always ask your other contractor to be sure.
The demolition team then returns the site to grade. This means the dirt and layer of gravel are flattened, and the proper slope for water drainage is achieved. Once, those steps are done demolition is complete and your team will begin laying your new concrete driveway.
Concrete is sturdy making it terrific for driveways, walkways, and patios, and also extremely hard to remove without professional help. Concrete Designs FL is equipped with the right tools, trucks, and equipment to remove concrete quickly and safely. Including the Bob-Cat Model T450 which makes the removal of concrete simpler. Owning heavy equipment brings down the overall price for concrete removal.