4 Signs You Need A New Driveway
Cracks in your driveway may seem harmless, but they can actually cause a number of problems. First of all, they can allow moisture to penetrate the surface, leading to further damage and eventual deterioration.
Secondly, they can provide a foothold for weeds and other plants, which can further damage the driveway and make it more difficult to keep clean.
Finally, cracks can also be a trip hazard, posing a risk to you and your family. For these reasons, it is important to repair any cracks in your driveway as soon as possible. While it may be tempting to ignore them, doing so will only lead to more costly repairs down the road.
Potholes are a common problem in many types of driveways. While they may seem like nothing more than a nuisance, potholes can actually cause serious damage to your vehicle and also be dangerous and sometimes hard to see for people walking around in the driveway.
When a tire hits a pothole, it can become deformed or damaged, potentially leading to a blowout. In addition, potholes can damage suspension components and alignment, resulting in costly repairs. Even if your car doesn’t sustain any major damage, driving over potholes can be jarring and uncomfortable.
By repairing potholes promptly, you can help keep your car in good condition and avoid expensive repairs down the road and make your driveway a safer place for everyone using it.
When most people think about drainage, they tend to focus on gutters and downspouts. However, the surface of your driveway is also an important part of your home’s drainage system. If water isn’t able to drain properly off of your driveway, it can pool on the surface and seep into the cracks. This can lead to a number of problems, including cracking, heaving, and even potholes. In addition, standing water on your driveway is a breeding ground for mosquitoes and other pests. To avoid these problems, it’s important to contact a professional so they can inform you of the proper steps to take.
Driveways are one of the first things people see when they come to your home. Because of this, you want to make sure that your driveway is in good condition and looks its best. Unfortunately, sun exposure can cause your driveway to fade in color, giving it a rough look.
The sun’s UV rays can break down the materials in your driveway, causing the color to fade. In addition, the sun can also cause cracks and other damage to your driveway. Keeping up with the looks of your driveway can do wonders for the appearance of your home.
If you’ve been noticing any of the signs mentioned in this post, it might be time to start thinking about a new driveway. Tidewater Concretes Solutions can help with every step of the process, from design to installation. Contact us today for a free consultation and let us show you how we can improve your home with a brand-new driveway.