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Question DetailsAsked on 3/27/2012

Driveways

Had two quotes for a new asphalt driveway. One said he would use 2" of asphalt and the said he would use 2 1/2". How would I know they would use what they say?

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I would get a tape measure and drill some test holes. Why do you park on a driveway, and drive on a parkway???

Answered 7 years ago by abbygator

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Simply measure the depth at on or two edges of the driveway. Or stay home and measure how deepy they scrape and compare to the new hieght.


DO NOT get a top coat of pavement. Either get a proper new driveway, or don't waste your money. It will eventually crack and chip. Even if you ask a great company to do just a top coating, it won't last through the years.

Answered 7 years ago by help1968




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