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Last Call for Asphalt Driveways in Michigan 2020

Tuesday, August 25, 2020
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Fall is rolling in and in Michigan, we all know what follows.  Cold temperatures and lots of snow usually put an end to our outdoor projects.  If you were thinking about getting an asphalt driveway this Spring or Summer and haven’t gotten around to getting this project completed, there is still some time left in the season.  Call the asphalt driving specialists at Total Asphalt Paving, Inc. to get this project on the books and off your list.

You can also ENTER TO WIN A FREE DRIVEWAY with Total Asphalt Paving, Inc. 

Return a signed contract between August 1st and October 15th and have your residential driveway paved by October 31, 2020.   You will be entered into a drawing to receive a refund for your driveway up to $2500*!

Back to asphalt paved driveways…

Americans spend billions of dollars on asphalt paving for commercial and residential driveways and parking lots.

Asphalt paving is one of the most popular and best materials to use for driveways and driving surfaces, especially in Michigan.

There are many benefits that come with an asphalt driveway that validate your spending on this investment.  We have listed them below.

Fast Installation

Asphalt is definitely one of the best materials to work with if you want your driveway installed quickly. The professionals at Total Asphalt Paving can usually lay an asphalt driveway in a day or so depending on the size of the project and of course, the weather.

A concrete driveway takes a lot longer to lay and much longer to set. In most cases, you can drive across an asphalt driveway within two days of its completion. Concrete driveways take about a week to set before you can drive on them.

Lower Costs

No matter if you are using asphalt paving on driveways, parking lots, or even city roads, it is considerably less costly than concrete in many cases.

When adhering to budgets, an asphalt driveway will give you much more bang for your buck.

The materials themselves cost less than other paving materials as well as the labor costs since the jobs can be completed much faster.

Smooth, Seamless Appearance

As far as appearance goes, asphalt driveways often look richer than other types of driveways with their dark smooth finish.  This look gives homes a warm and inviting appearance to guests coming in or people passing on the street.


For those who prioritize durability above all else, asphalt driveways are a great option to consider. This is because asphalt isn’t as finicky as concrete.

Less Maintenance

Thanks to its durability, there’s less maintenance required with an asphalt driveway compared to a concrete driveway or one paved with other materials.

In most cases, all you have to do to maintain a concrete driveway is to keep it swept on a regular basis and have a protective sealant applied to it on a regular basis (about every 1 – 2 years).


If you take good care of your asphalt driveway, it will last a long time with very little maintenance.  The average lifespan of an asphalt driveway can last between 12 and 20 years.

More Weatherproof

Asphalt driveways can handle inclement weather better than driveways paved with other materials, too.

During the winter, it’s common for concrete to deteriorate, especially in the face of extreme shifts in temperature or when it’s exposed to salt and other chemicals.

Asphalt driveways are less vulnerable to these conditions, though. They’re less likely to flake or deteriorate and can handle weather shifts more easily.

Asphalt driveways, because of their dark color, also help snow to melt faster. This means you’ll have to worry less about shoveling in order to get out of your driveway on snowy days.

Easy to Repair

Asphalt driveways are quite durable.

In the event that you do need a repair to your driveway, though, it’s quite easy to take care of asphalt damage. Most of the time, asphalt driveway repairs take very little time to complete.

Because of the dark color of the asphalt, it’s also harder to tell that a repair took place at all. This ensures that your driveway will look great for a long time and won’t show signs of wear and tear.

Schedule Your Asphalt Driveway Today

As you can see, there are plenty of reasons why you might choose asphalt driveways. They are a great-looking, durable option that’s perfect for homes and commercial properties. There is still time to schedule your asphalt driveway project before Winter rolls in.

Contact the experts at Total Asphalt Paving, Inc. at 586-752-9060 today to get a free quote on your driveway.  You can also reach out to us on our contact form.

Total Asphalt is recognized in the community as a respectable and trustworthy Michigan asphalt paving company. It is known for priding itself on work that is pleasing to its customers with competitive pricing of some of the best quality asphalt material in the market. Quality is a principle that Total Asphalt Paving has stuck by since its inception. With our highly trained staff, we guarantee the job not only gets done, but it gets done right. Call us for a competitive paving estimate today.  You can take advantage of the chance to win a free asphalt paved driveway promotion.


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