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Stone & Brick Driveways. Your most expensive alternative. Also one of the highest maintenance types of driveways you can choose.

Concrete Driveways. Concrete driveways are more expensive than asphalt, but typically more durable.

Asphalt. Asphalt driveways are economical and also flexible.

Gravel Driveways. Your least expensive alternative, but also requires maintenance (stones always moving, weeds, etc).

Cobble Stone & Brick Pavers

Your most expensive, but often the most beautiful choice for driveway paving. Stone and brick driveways often make quite a statement.

Why are they more expensive? Each stone has to be cut and set separately. You thought that thousand piece puzzle on your dining room table was difficult. Wait till you try this...and keeping it perfectly level while putting it in place. The materials are more expensive and it takes a lot more labor to put it in place.

The upside is that most stone and brick pavers will last a lifetime. The downside is that if you have any adjacent trees to your driveway, that roots will often start moving the pavers around. Then what?

Concrete

Concrete is a very durable surface. It is also more expensive than asphalt. However, if it does not crack within the first year, then you likely will have a driveway that will last most of your life.

Cracking is always more prevalent in northern climates where material is forced through the freeze thaw cycle. Inevitably, cracks will occur. Expansion joints placed in the concrete help reduce cracks. Also, wire mesh or rebar placed into the concrete will provide additional strength.

You can also add a little style to your concrete drive by coloring the concrete or stamping it with patterns. This, of course, drives the price up a bit.

Asphalt

Most driveways are built out of black asphalt. The balance between economy and durability makes it a common choice.

Asphalt driveways are resistant to cracking because the material is more flexible (it is made out of oil). It is laid down while the material is hot, rolled by a big roller, and formed by simple forming tools. The downside is that the sun keeps it hot during the summertime (after all, it is black).

The nice thing is that it can be applied directly over old surfaces (concrete, asphalt, gravel). If your base is solid, then your asphalt surface will be good. However, if you apply asphalt over a cracked or rough surface, the new surface will eventually develop the same cracks as the surface below.

To help keep the surface from drying out, you can re-seal your drive every few years. That will help.

Loose Stone & Gravel Driveways

This is definitely the least expensive way to build a driveway and actually hold up pretty well. They do require more maintenance. Believe it or not, there are different qualities of stone and they each produce a different quality of driveway.

Recycles asphalt products (RAP) hold up pretty well and do not tend to mud up as easily. Man made gravels are often your best choice. The provide for a good compactable surface and do not break down as easily into mud.

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