Asphalt Driveways

The look of your driveway sets the tone for people’s opinions of your property when they first arrive. Whether you are planning to move or stay, be sure to consider your driveway – no outdoor setting is complete without a driveway in good condition. Economical and durable, driveways are also reasonably priced to maintain.

We are devoted to offering you a reliable and lasting pavement that is dependable and trustworthy for years to come. Our driveways are designed to be attractive and of premier quality. We specialize in the details from fringes and angles to the proper filling in proximity to structures and other pavements. The tamping of the edges is a vital component in the strength of the driveway. This provides suitable reinforcement against crumbling edges and providing your driveway a graceful finished aspect of orderly lines and flexible curves.

Designed with fortitude, asphalt driveways are made to survive the harshness of winter freezing and spring thawing. Asphalt paving is a quicker process than concrete as fewer steps are necessary for installation and repairs.

Asphalt paving projects are simpler and can be done in a shorter amount of time due to the lesser number of steps needed for installation and repairs when compared to concrete.


Asphalt Remove and Replace

By completely removing the driveway, we can find the hidden issues that may be in the foundation, guaranteeing the appropriate steps are taken to create a lasting driveway.

When is it necessary to replace my Driveway?

If you detect any of these issues, it is now necessary to totally replace your driveway:

  • Extensive Cracking
  • Settling of the driveway
  • Water drainage & pitching issues
  • Excessive asphalt crumbling into pieces
  • Evident Potholes

Asphalt Driveway Dig-out / Driveway Extension

Run out of parking spots for your visitors, RV, basketball, boat, or the newest driver in the family? Is the size of your driveway unusually large or irregular?Installing an extension to your driveway could be the reply to parking issues or scratches for driveways that are too slight. We are capable of reshaping your driveway, altering the arrangement, or repositioning it on your property! It is one of our most popular asphalt paving services in Grayslake, Illinois.

When should I do an Asphalt Dig-out?

Whether you want to initiate a new driveway or add square footage to an already present one.

Asphalt Driveway Overstone

You may want to consider how to make your gravel driveway strong and solid if it is irregular, muddy, and full of dirt.

Asphalt Overstone is the ideal choice since excavation is often not needed, thus cutting cost.

First, The correct grade must be attained to prevent the water from settling on the surface and the only way to do this is to evaluate the levels.

Next, a sub-base will be put in place to make a solid level that is strong enough to sustain the blacktop being put down on top of it.

In last step we install 3″ asphalt and compact it.

When should I do it?

Overstone can be used when the client already has a gravel base laid.

Still, our personnel must examine the heights and heighten up to two inches of gravel.

It is possible that a little bit of excavation is necessary for cleaning.

Services comparison
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.

Driveway Overlay/Resurface

A resurfacing is a cost-efficient method of refreshing the look of your driveway if are not concerned about optimal longevity The expected duration of a resurfacing job is usually 7-10 years in areas with a consistent existing driveway surface, although spot repair may be necessary in certain locations.

Driveways can be resurfaced or “overlayed” with asphalt. The best candidate for a overlay is:

  • A slightly cracked area.
  • The driveway is settled no more than 2″ low below the garage floor or has at least this amount of space from existing pavement to garage floor, city sidewalk, and entrance, and is in adequate to fair [shape|condition}.
  • The driveway is long and can have segments fixed 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 Grayslake

Hard-wearing Pavement and a thicker stone for heavier loads. (i.e.: boat parking, camper parking, or larger vehicle). For this we suggest 3″ or 4″ of blacktop in two lifts with a gravel base of 8″ or even 12″.

We have the capability to install full or partial basketball, tennis, and pickleball courts and can customize the striping in-house.

Sections that need to be revised or terminated will have their current pavement and gravel taken away, then the leftover space will be filled with dirt, topsoil, and seeds.

Asphalt installation and repairs can be easier and faster than the set up of concrete or brick, since fewer steps are necessary to complete the project.




Upon their coming, the team will take off the current covering of the driveway, place the new stone base, level out, press it down and make it all set for an assessment with the city or village mandated.

Generally, the driveway will be available to park on following the base being readied.



Upon completion of base preparation, we shall organize any necessary 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.

It is usually not necessary for anyone to be present during an inspection in most villages, but the permit must be clearly exhibited on a window or door at the front, and approved plans should be at hand if needed.

Where a base inspection is not required for some Villages, we shall advise, and paving can be done without delay.



The road crew will finish the driveway by laying the asphalt and prohibiting access.

For the construction project, please speak to the local police department for permission to park on the street.

Are you seeking Asphalt Paving Sevices in Grayslake?

Total Paving provides the highest quality asphalt paving services in Grayslake, Illinois. Our experienced professionals will help you find the perfect solution to suit your needs.




Follow a straight path when entering and exiting the driveway.

Prevent turning the steering wheel when the vehicle is not in motion or in a solitary area.

Keep sharp objects off the driveway over the course of two days, such as pointed-heels, bicycle kick-stands, roller blades, lawn mowers, or trailers.

Avoid having cars settled in your driveway for extended periods of time.

Do not go beyond the boundaries of the driveway when driving.

To avoid cracking due to intense dryness, let the water run over your driveway during drought conditions.

Seal-coat your driveway following a minimum of a 60 day time frame to a year since its completion to give the driveway time to cure.

Seal-coat your driveway yearly.




Fends off natural elements such as sun, snow, ice and salt.


Preserves from the deteriorating effects of petroleum, gas, and dangerous chemicals.


Boosting water runoff by stuffing asphalt pores and constructing a flat surface.


Enhances sweeping, cleaning and upkeep of asphalt.


Gives a black finish to asphalt to increase the attractiveness of any property.


Prolonging the life of asphalt already in place and saving money on repairs by cutting costs.