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Driveway – Concrete? Asphalt? Stone?

Driveway which have the most benefits.

When building a new home curb appeal is a large attracting to a home, have you ever thought about the driveway? Here are a few different types of driveways and depending on material and cost, one of these may work for you.

Concrete Driveway-
Average around $2.50 to $4.50 square feet. Low-maintenance, level surface that’s easy to plow (also great for kids playing). Concrete will stain and breaks down with exposure to road salt.

Asphalts Driveway-
Average around $1.25 to $2.50 square feet.Mix of aggregate and asphalt, must be sealed regularly to prevent brittleness. Difficult to get neat-looking edges.

Stone Driveway-
Average around 50 cents to $1.25 square feet. Advantages are low cost and rustic look. Type of stone varies with location; it’s often shale, sandstone or granite. Potholes form easily. Hard to shovel or plow without stripping away stone.


Paver Driveway-
Average around $6 to $10 square feet. Cast-concrete units, available in a range of colors, come in interlocking shapes that make them easy to install. If a paver is damaged or broken, it can be replaced without sacrificing the entire driveway.

About Matt Wilson

Matt is a motivated internet business and marketing guru specializing in real estate and new home construction. Outside of the office he enjoys spending time with family and friends, golfing, racing and most sports.

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