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Nov 26

The Most Popular Paved Driveway Types.


There are many driveway finishes and materials available. This will depend on your design preferences, driveway lifespan, and investment level.


  • Concrete driveways


Because they are durable and low-maintenance, concrete driveways are the most popular driveway paving Chesapeake VA option. Concrete can be poured using sections or patterns which allow for concrete expansion or contraction. Concrete driveways tend to last longer than asphalt and are therefore more expensive.

  • Driveways of Paved Asphalt


Asphalt driveways are popular for their durability and long-lasting appeal. Asphalt paving can be resealed at regular intervals, so be aware of the maintenance costs. Asphalt driveways that have been properly installed can last at least thirty years.

  • Driveways with Stamped Concrete


You can also replace plain concrete driveways with stamped concrete driveways. Stamped concrete driveways appear to be made of different materials, such as stone or brick. For stamped concrete driveways, molds are used to press concrete into molds while it is still setting. Stamped concrete can benefit driveways as well patios, highways, interior flooring, and other areas.

  • Pavers that are interconnected


Interlocking pavers are made from concrete or cement and can be used to connect pavers of similar types. It is also much easier to put them together without mortar. The interlocking paving pavers are designed to look similar to cobblestone walkways.


The foundation must be strong enough to support interlocking pavers. This will prevent them from shifting and creating cracks. Interlocking Pavers can be made with a variety of patterns and colors.


Since pavers are porous, oils, tires, and any other impurities may cause them to turn a discoloration over time. Therefore, pressure washing is required.

  • Chip-Sealed Driveway and Tar and-Chip Driveway


It is cheaper to have a chip sealed or tar&chip driveway than asphalt pavement. This driveway is not as appealing or smooth as other asphalt driveways.


A chip-sealed driveway starts with a gravel basis, which is then covered by hot tar. After the tar has dried, stones are placed over it. Then the surface is crushed with roller equipment.


It is possible to use the colored stone to improve the look of tar-and-chip driveways. However, these stones might become looser with time. A tar-and-chip driveway is more affordable to resurface than an asphalt driveway. It also requires less care. It does not need to be sealed. Additionally, the lighter shade absorbs less heat making it more pleasant to walk on in the summer.

  • Aggregate Exposed


Exposure aggregate is one of the hottest trends in finished driveways. Exposed aggregate is available in a range of colors, sizes, and hues to make a unique and appealing driveway that will complement your property.


Exposed aggregate is a popular driveway option. It provides a non-slip, sealed surface that lasts for more than a decade and requires little or no maintenance.


Exposed aggregate results from combining unique aggregates exposed on the surface with specific concrete mixes. The driveway polish reveals the concrete surface's smooth-textured stones and pebbles.


A smooth concrete surface, however, is mostly made of concrete "fines" which are small concrete particles. Only a very small percentage of the surface is made up of concrete "fines".


Paving Grind Chesapeake

Chesapeake, VA

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