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Asphalt Paved Driveways in Macomb County

7/18/2019
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They say first impressions count and the first thing people see when they reach your home from the street is your paved asphalt driveway.  An inviting asphalt driveway that is neat and clean offers a warm welcome to those pulling in for a visit.   It is also aesthetically pleasing to all those passing by.  In addition, your asphalt paved driveway adds value to your home investment.  The condition of the driveway is definitely something potential buyers will take into consideration when viewing your home. If it is cracked and crumbling, this will be noticed at first glance.

With this being said, an asphalt paved driveway in Macomb County will last you many and provide an excellent return on your home investment.

Many people don’t truly know what asphalt paving really is.  Asphalt pavements are an aggregate of stone and sand mixed with a tar-like material made from petroleum.  Varying sizes of aggregates are heated, then mixed, in exact proportions, with asphalt cement that has been liquefied at about 300°F. While the mixture is still very hot, it is delivered to your property and placed on top of a prepared. This mixture cools and hardens very quickly, so that you can drive and park on it right away.

There are many benefits to having an asphalt paved driveway in Macomb County.  They:

  • Are smooth, strong and durable.
  • Are flexible and less prone to cracking.
  • Will withstand freezing and thawing.
  • Are unaffected by salt so it is unharmed by Winter elements
  • Are less costly than concrete.
  • Are fast-setting.

Asphalt paved driveways in Macomb County can also be designed using porous asphalt, a special asphalt mix that allows water to drain through the pavement into a subgrade reservoir. Porous asphalt can often be used to meet local impermeable surfaces codes and offer a good-looking surface that is easy to maintain.

Asphalt paved driveways in Macomb County are the most cost-effective option you can choose. They can last many years with only minimal maintenance.

So if you’re in the market for a new asphalt paved driveway in Macomb County or perhaps you’re building a new, call Total Asphalt Paving at 586-221-3293 or reach out to us on the contact form on our website for more information or a free estimate.