The look of your driveway is one of the first things people notice when they come to your property. Whether you are selling or staying in your residence, be sure to take care of your driveway – no property is finished without a well-kept driveway. Economical, tough and long-lasting, driveways are also not too expensive to maintain.
We are devoted to furnishing you with a robust and resilient pavement that is dependable and trustworthy in the years ahead. Our driveways are designed to be aesthetically pleasing and of superior quality. 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 key component to the resilience of the driveway. This provides appropriate assistance against crumbling edges as well as providing your driveway a comely finished aspect of unbroken lines and supple curves.
Built to last, asphalt driveways are fashioned to survive winter freezing and the thawing of spring. Asphalt paving projects can be accomplished in a shorter time frame due to the fewer steps needed for installation and repairs compared to concrete.
In comparison to concrete, asphalt paving projects can be done at a faster rate since fewer steps are needed to complete the installation and repairs.
ASPHALT SERVICES IN LAKE FOREST
Asphalt Remove and Replace
By totally removing the driveway, we can find any potential issues that could be existing in the base, thus guaranteeing the right steps are taken to put in a drive that will endure.
What is the best time to get a new Driveway?
If any of these problems are seen, a full replacement of your driveway is now necessary:
- Extensive Cracking
- Settling of the driveway
- Water drainage & pitching problems
- Excessive asphalt crumbling into pieces
- Obvious Potholes
Asphalt Driveway Dig-out / Driveway Extension
Run out of parking areas for your company, recreational vehicle, basketball, boat, or the newest driver in the family? Is the size of your driveway abnormally large or oddly configured?Incorporating an extension to your driveway may be the answer to parking issues or dents for driveways that are too slight. We can give your driveway a makeover, reconfigure the design, or move it to a different area of your land! It is one of our widely in demad asphalt paving services in Lake Forest, Illinois.
When should I do an Asphalt Dig-out?
Whether you need to initiate a fresh driveway or add square footage to an current one.
Asphalt Driveway Overstone
If your gravel driveway is in a state of disarray, with dirt, mud and irregularities, you should consider ways to make it solid and robust.
Picking Asphalt Overstone is a wise move as it usually does not necessitate excavation, thus reducing cost.
First, examining the levels is necessary to make sure the water doesn’t form puddles on the ground.
Next, to produce a reliable platform, a sub-base will be laid down that is solid enough to maintain the asphalt placed upon it.
Last we install 3″ asphalt and compact it.
When should I do it?
Overstone is placed when the client already has a gravel base installed.
Still, our personnel must examine the heights and heighten up to two inches of gravel.
A shallow dig may be compulsory to keep the area clean.
|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.|
If the duration of your driveway isn’t a deciding factor, resurfacing is the most cost-effective way to make it look new. A typical resurfacing operation done over a trusted existing driveway surface should last approximately 7-10 years, with the exception of needing spot patching in some locations.
Driveways can be resurfaced or “overlayed” with asphalt. The ideal candidate for a overlay is:
- A minimally 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 satisfactory 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 Lake Forest
Heavy Duty Pavement and a thicker stone for increased 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″.
Our team offers complete or partial installations of basketball, tennis, and pickleball courts, as well as custom striping, all done in-house.
Sections that require alteration or cancellation will have their existing pavement and gravel removed, and the remaining area 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.
ASPHALT PAVING PROCESS
DEMO & BASE PREPARATION
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 ready for parking once the groundwork is prepared.
When the base is ready, we will arrange any requisite base inspections.
Upon successful inspection, the date for the pavement installation will be determined, which is usually 1-3 days after the base is ready, weather permitting.
It is not a required for anyone to be present during inspection in most villages, however, the permit must be prominently displayed on a door or window of the front and approved plans must be available if necessary.
Where a base inspection is not required for some Villages, we shall advise, and paving can be done without delay.
The asphalt paving team will finish the driveway by pouring the asphalt and blocking it off from cars.
When carrying out construction, please get in touch with your local law enforcement for authorization to park on the street.
CARE AND MAINTENANCE
AFTER PAVING COMPLETION
Move in a straight line when driving in and out of the driveway.
Avoid rotating the steering wheel while the auto is not in operation or in a remote area.
Do not place any objects with sharp edges on the driveway for the next two days, for instance, pointed-heels, bicycle kick-stands, roller blades, lawn mowers, or trailers.
Refrain from leaving cars stationed in your driveway for long periods.
Refrain from driving beyond the driveway’s edges.
In the event of a drought, let the water flow over your driveway to avoid cracking due to excessive aridity.
To ensure your driveway has had sufficient curing time, seal-coat it between 60 days and a year after its completion.
Seal-coat your driveway every year.
COAL-TAR OR ASPHALT EMULSION APPLIED OVER ASPHALT SURFACES TO PROTECT FROM DAILY FROM DAILY DESTRUCTIVE FORCES.
Guards against natural elements including sun, snow, ice and salt.
Shields from the crumbling effects of oil, gas, and hazardous materials.
Augmenting water runoff by plugging asphalt pores and creating a flat surface.
Streamlines sweeping, cleaning and preserving asphalt.
Upgrades the look of any property with a black finish given to asphalt.
Increasing the service life of existing asphalt and cutting repair costs for savings.