A driveway is a piece of hard ground, private way or road for cars, that leads from the road to the front of a house, garage, or other building and it's made to last.
Environmental conditions have a great influence. Even if you have an absolutely beautiful home, a crumbling driveway can kill its curb appeal. Though driveways can last for decades, replacement will be needed eventually.
Check out these signs o recognize when it is time for a new driveway for your home.
it’s best to get a complete driveway replacement. Attempts at repairs will last only a short time which isn’t great for your home’s curb appeal.
Fading from exposure to the sun’s UV rays is a common issue with home driveways. These rays penetrate the driveway surface, oxidizing the surface and causing the color to fade away slowly.
If your driveway is starting to look pretty weathered, you may want to consider getting a replacement. If the durability of the driveway has been affected, it’s best to go with a total replacement.
When your driveway is in good condition, water won’t affect it much. But if you have drainage issues with your driveway, it can lead to serious damage.
There are plenty of potential repairs for a driveway drainage issue. Sometimes, adding curbing or inlets can help to direct the water off the driveway. However, you may need to completely replace your driveway before adding these features to fix the damage that’s already been done.
If your driveway is past its prime, you may be experiencing a combination of all of the issues mentioned above. After years of exposure to harsh weather, UV rays, damaging chemicals, and daily use, things such as cracks, potholes, and fading are inevitable.