Asphalt Driveways

The look of your driveway sets the tone for people’s opinions of your property when they first arrive. 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. Economical and durable, driveways are also quite affordable to keep up.

We are devoted to furnishing you with a solid and reliable pavement that will be dependable and consistent for years to come. Our driveway will be completely visually attractive and its quality is expressed through its beauty. We excel in attention to detail from margins and angles to the exact filling near constructions and other pavements. The tamping of the edges is instrumental in the fortification of the driveway. This renders appropriate sustenance against crumbling edges and furnishing your driveway a delightful completed look of orderly lines and curving curves.

Built to be robust and resilient, asphalt driveways are constructed to handle the extreme temperatures of winter freeze and spring thaw. Asphalt paving projects demand fewer steps to complete the installation and repairs as opposed to concrete.

Asphalt paving is a more efficient process than concrete as fewer steps are necessary for installation and repairs.


Asphalt Remove and Replace

By completely removing the driveway, the underlying problems in the base can be exposed, thereby, making sure the proper steps are taken to build a driveway that lasts.

When is it necessary to replace my Driveway?

If you encounter any of these issues, it is essential to fully replace your driveway:

  • Thorough Cracking
  • Settling of the driveway
  • Water drainage & pitching issues
  • Excessive asphalt raveling into pieces
  • Noticeable 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 your driveway unusually large or oddly shaped?Setting up an extension to your driveway may be the answer to parking concerns or dings for driveways that are too slim. Our professionals can give your driveway a facelift, rearrange the layout, or move it to a distinct area of your property! It is one of our most sought after asphalt paving services in Libertyville, Illinois.

When should I do an Asphalt Dig-out?

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

Asphalt Driveway Overstone

If you’re struggling with a gravel driveway that is irregular, messy, mucky and untidy, you may need to contemplate how to make it strong and secure.

Picking Asphalt Overstone is a wise move as it usually does not necessitate excavation, thus reducing cost.

First step is ensuring the grade is adequate is essential to avoid forming puddles on the ground.

Next, to make a secure foundation, a sub-base will be laid creating a plane that is resilient enough to support the asphalt being placed over 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.

Nonetheless, our crew must review the amounts and raise to a sum of 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 Resurfacing a driveway is usually good for 7-10 years when done on a firm existing driveway surface, though spot repair may be needed in certain regions.

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

  • A minimally cracked surface.
  • The driveway is settled at leastat minimum 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 good to fair [shape|condition}.
  • The driveway is long and can have sections fixed independently; financial benefit is not usually seen in small driveways as the minimum charge is still applicable.

Other Asphalt Paving Services in Libertyville

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

We provide complete or partial basketball, tennis, and pickleball court installations and offer custom striping schemes completed in-house.

Sections that require alteration or dismantlement will have their existing pavement and gravel removed, and the remaining area will be filled with dirt, topsoil and seeds.

Asphalt installation and repair can be more straightforward and quicker than the installation of concrete or brick, with fewer steps necessary to finish off the project.




Upon arrival, the team will take off the existing covering of the driveway, establish the fresh stone base, level out, leave it packed down and ready for review with the local village or city as directed.

Generally, the driveway will be ready to be parked on once the base is established.



Once the base has been prepared, we will arrange any desired base inspections.

After passing the inspection, the schedule for the pavement installation will be set, which usually is between 1-3 days after the base is ready, depending on the weather.

Most villages do not necessitate someone to be present for the inspection, but do require the permit to be visibly posted on the front window or door as well as have approved plans available if necessary.

We will make known if a base inspection is not necessary in some Villages, and paving can be done as soon as it is available.



The asphalt installers will complete the driveway by pouring the asphalt and making it inaccessible to traffic.

During construction, contact the local police department to acquire permission to park on the street.

Are you interested in Asphalt Paving Sevices in Libertyville?

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



Drive straight in and out of your driveway.

Do not rotate the steering wheel when the vehicle is not in progress or in an isolated place.

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.

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

Refrain from driving beyond the driveway’s edges.

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

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.




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


Safeguards from the crumbling effects of oil, gas, and dangerous chemicals.


Enhancing water run-off by filling in the asphalt pores and forming a level surface.


Enhances sweeping, cleaning and upkeep of asphalt.


Revitalizes the look of any property by providing asphalt with a black finish.


Increasing the lifespan of asphalt already in use and cutting down on repair costs to save money.