Have you wanted to pave your driveway but put it aside because of the winter season? Although this isn’t supposed to be the best time to pave your driveway, you should still go ahead with it. There are many reasons why you shouldn’t wait any longer.
First, a paved driveway will make it easier to keep your driveway clean. When water sets in, it can easily get wet and muddy if not paved. What happens is that it becomes easier for dirt to track in with your car. You’ll have a harder job maintaining the garage as well as the driveway when everything dries up.
Second, paving will make your driveway more durable. An unpaved driveway can get muddy and wet, causing the pathway to get inconsistent. Also gravel will eventually becomes displaced over time and will require you to redo the driveway in rough weather conditions. A paved driveway will also make your driveway less slippery so it’s safer to drive in.
Third, you may have heard that it’s not a good idea to pave your driveway during the winter. However, it is more accurate to say that you should not pave your driveway when your driveway is frozen. If asphalt is used on a frozen surface, the asphalt will freeze up and also will not provide a consistent formation. The asphalt also will not set in correctly and it will eventually break up.
So it is still a good idea to pave your driveway if it has not gotten to the point where your driveway becomes frozen. Everything should be okay and you don’t have to wait months in order to get the great looking driveway you’ve always wanted. If you are looking for trusted professionals to do the job right, contact Cooper Paving Services for a free estimate today!