People form an opinion of your property based on the first thing they see when they arrive, your driveway. Whether you are putting your house up for sale or planning to stay, make sure your driveway is not neglected – no property is complete without a well-maintained driveway. A cost-efficient and long-term solution, driveways are not too costly to maintain.
We are determined to offer you a strong and durable pavement that is efficient and reliable for years ahead. We guarantee a driveway that is entirely aesthetically pleasing and its quality is revealed through its looks. Our expertise lies in the minutiae from edges and corners to the right packing near structures and other pavements. The tamping of the edges is a fundamental element to the durability of the driveway. This provides suitable support against dissolving edges and giving your driveway a pleasant finished bearing of consistent lines and winding curves.
Asphalt driveways are engineered to be durable and sturdy, and have been designed to withstand winter freeze and spring thaw. Asphalt paving projects demand fewer steps to complete the installation and repairs as opposed to concrete.
In contrast to concrete, asphalt installation and repairs require a lesser amount of steps to finish the paving project.
ASPHALT SERVICES IN GLENVIEW
Asphalt Remove and Replace
Removing the driveway thoroughly will uncover any underlying difficulties in the foundation, thus, making certain the right steps are taken to build a driveway that is long-lasting.
What is the best time to get a new Driveway?
If you observe any of these issues, it is time to totally replace your driveway:
- Extensive Cracking
- Settling of the driveway
- Water drainage & pitching problems
- Excessive asphalt crumbling into pieces
- Noticeable Potholes
Asphalt Driveway Dig-out / Driveway Extension
Lack parking spaces for your guests, trailer, basketball, boat, or the newest driver in the family? Is your driveway’s size too big or oddly formed?Constructing an extension onto your driveway may be the solution to parking difficulties or nicks for driveways that are too narrow. Our crew is able to redo your driveway, alter the set-up, or relocate it to a different location on your property! It is one of our most sought after asphalt paving services in Glenview, Illinois.
When should I do an Asphalt Dig-out?
Whether you want to initiate a fresh driveway or add square footage to an existing one.
Asphalt Driveway Overstone
When you are dealing with an irregular area, dirt, mud and a complete mess on your gravel drive, you may need to find out how to make your gravel drive firm.
Choosing Asphalt Overstone is advantageous as it usually does not necessitate excavation, thus reducing cost.
Firstly to ensure no water pools on the ground, it is crucial to have the right grade which is only possible by examining the levels.
Next, to construct a solid foundation, a layer of sub-base will be laid to provide a steady surface for the blacktop to adhere to.
In last step we install 3″ asphalt and compact it.
When should I do it?
Overstone is applied when the client already has a gravel base installed.
Nevertheless, our staff must evaluate the measures and enhance to a total of two inches of gravel.
It is conceivable that a minor amount of digging may be needed for cleaning.
|Stages||Asphalt Remove & Replace||Asphalt Dig-out / Extension||Asphalt Overstone|
|Excavation||Remove existing asphalt||Dig-out the existing dirt 9”||Minimum|
|CA-6 stone base||Add up to 2”||Complete 6” base||Add up to 2”|
|Shoot grades with laser level and fine grade for water drainage.|
|Pave with 3” of asphalt surface and compact|
|Pavement will be compacted with a 5-ton vibratory roller and finish roller.|
Resurfacing is an economical approach to giving your driveway a fresh facade without investing in extended life. Generally, a resurfacing project over an existing steady driveway surface will last approximately 7-10 years, though some spots may need to be patched.
Driveways can be resurfaced or “overlayed” with asphalt. The best candidate for a resurface is:
- A minimally cracked surface.
- The driveway is settled no more than 2″ low below the garage floor or has at least this amount of space from current pavement to garage floor, city sidewalk, and entrance, and is in good to fair [shape|condition}.
- The driveway is long and can have sections corrected independently; cost savings are not typically seen in smaller driveways as they may still have to meet the minimum fee.
Other Asphalt Paving Services in Glenview
Heavy Duty Pavement and a thicker stone for heavier loads. (i.e.: boat parking, camper parking, or heavier vehicle). For this we recommend 3″ or 4″ of blacktop in two lifts with a gravel base of 8″ or even 12″.
We are capable of full or partial installations of basketball, tennis, and pickleball courts, and can do custom striping in-house.
Sections that must be modified or scrapped will have their pavement and gravel carted off, and the remaining space filled with dirt, topsoil, and seeds.
Asphalt assembly and maintenance can be more effortless and rapid than setting up concrete or brick, since there are fewer actions to accomplish the project.
ASPHALT PAVING PROCESS
DEMO & BASE PREPARATION
Upon arrival, the the crew will strip the current covering of the driveway, put in the new stone base, flatten, and have it compacted and set for inspection with the city or village needed.
Once the base is arranged, the driveway will mostly be able to be used as a parking lot.
When the base is ready, we will arrange any requisite base inspections.
When the inspection has been passed, the project pavement installation date will be scheduled, which is normally 1-3 days after the base is ready, weather permitting.
Generally, there is no requirement for anyone to be present at the time of inspection in most villages, but the permit must be visible on the front window or door, and plans that have been authorized must be accessible when necessary.
If a base inspection is not necessary for particular Villages, we shall notify, and paving can be done as soon as possible.
The asphalt paving team will finish the driveway by pouring the asphalt and blocking it off from cars.
During construction, contact the local police department to acquire permission to park on the street.
CARE AND MAINTENANCE
AFTER PAVING COMPLETION
Entering and leaving your driveway should be a straight line.
Avoid rotating the steering wheel while the auto is not in operation or in a remote area.
Refrain from placing objects that are pointed on the driveway during the upcoming 48 hours, such as pointed-heels, bicycle kick-stands, roller blades, lawn mowers, or trailers.
Prevent leaving cars in your driveway for extended spans of time.
Keep from going beyond the edges of the driveway when driving.
During droughts, grant water access to your driveway to forestall cracking due to excessive dryness.
Seal-coat your driveway no less than 60 days but no more than a year after it has been completed for an optimal curing process
Seal-coat your driveway every year.
COAL-TAR OR ASPHALT EMULSION APPLIED OVER ASPHALT SURFACES TO PROTECT FROM DAILY FROM DAILY DESTRUCTIVE FORCES.
Safeguards against natural phenomena like sunlight, snow, ice and salt.
Shields from the crumbling effects of oil, gas, and hazardous materials.
Enhancing water discharge by filling in the asphalt pores and making a flat surface.
Enhances sweeping, cleaning and upkeep of asphalt.
Refreshes the appearance of any property with a new, black finish to asphalt.
Enhancing the durability of existing asphalt and cutting down on repair costs to save money.