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The Advantages Of Having A Concrete Driveway

Posted on the 12 August 2016 by Tracy Ashley @stella_jea

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Concrete driveways are one of the oldest landscaping features that work well with nearly any housing option. They offer a greater number of advantages compared to their stone and asphalt counterparts. From design flexibility to functionality, they posses a range of beneficial characteristics.

Given below are the major advantages of having a concrete driveway:

Improved Curb Appeal

Modern concrete driveways come in a lot more options than just flat slab finishes and slate gray colors. They can be acquired in any shade that homeowners need for creating a unique landscape and enhancing the curb appeal. Besides that, they may even be textured and polished to increase the aesthetic appeal of a property’s exterior.

High Performance

Concrete is one of the strongest, highly durable and functional materials used for constructing driveways. Whether a person owns a subcompact vehicle or a big SUV, a concrete driveway can easily support the heavy weight of any automobile. Also, if installed by an efficient contractor, it is also very much unlikely to form hairline cracks or crevices. No wonder why most bridges, parking lots and roadways are built using concrete.

Low Maintenance

A concrete driveway is really easy to clean and maintain. For removing minor stains and dirt, all one needs to do is wash the surface with a solution of warm water and some mild detergent. In case of stubborn stains, scrubbing with a good dry granular cleaning product is enough. Homeowners who wish to have a polished concrete driveway can easily do that by hiring a professional to get a topical sealant applied on the surface once in awhile. The sealant does a fantastic job in protecting the finishes.

Design Versatility

A concrete driveway can be laid in the pattern of stone or bricks in order to achieve an exotic appearance for the landscape of a property. This is an ideal solution for those who wish to have a driveway constructed out of stone or brick pavers, but do not want to bear the associated costs. And as has been mentioned already, concrete comes in a variety of shades, which means it can easily be made to look like a particular natural stone or baked brick.

Apart from the benefits that have been mentioned above, concrete driveway also performs well in all types of weather condition. Its installation is quick and simple, and does not require too much of effort.


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