Tips & Advice
How often do driveways need to be repaved?
Driveways need to be repaved every 25 years on average, though in the right conditions and if well installed and maintained, paved driveways can last 30-40 years.
How much does it cost to build a driveway?
The cost to build a driveway, AKA to install a paved driveway, typically runs between $2000-$5500 depending on the square footage of the driveway, the materials used, cost of labor and the terrain. A short asphalt or concrete drive might cost just under $2000 to have installed. A long, winding driveway made of cobblestone pavers could cost upward of $10,000.
What material can be used to pave a driveway?
A driveway can be paved using clay brick, concrete, and natural stone (such as granite and limestone). There are some new pavers on the market that are made of recycled materials, and are more cost-effective and environmentally sustainable than traditional materials.
How much does it cost to asphalt a driveway?
The cost to asphalt a driveway is less than other paving methods--it costs typically between $3-$4 per square foot to asphalt a driveway. However, upkeep requires that it be seal coated every few years.
How much does it cost to pave a driveway?
The cost to pave a driveway is priced by the square foot and varies according to the material and method. A good rule of thumb is, poured concrete costs $4-$15 or $2,000-$4,000 on average. To pave a driveway costs $10-$70 per square foot or $3,000-$10,000 for the average driveway.
Do pavers make a good driveway?
Yes, pavers make a good driveway if properly installed. Paver driveways are not suitable for certain climates, especially those that freeze and thaw often, but in the right climate conditions, some experts say they are the best driveway material option.