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    Should I replace my driveway?

    Driveway Contractors

    My concrete driveway has certainly seen better days. It’s crumbling at this stage. What can I do to fix it up and give it a fresh look and more importantly, what can I do to prevent the issue repeating? I want to give it a new lease of life but not if the problems will just comeback again a few months later. I assume the issue will eventually repeat no matter what I do.

    At what point, might I need an entirely need driveway laid? How can you tell the difference between a crumbling driveway that can just be fixed up with some maintenance versus a driveway that’s beyond repair and you simply need to replace with a fresh driveway?

    Asked by Nan on 7th Jul 2021
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    Dream Landscapes

    "Tarmac with blocked edge looks good lasts long as long as plenty of hardcore down"

    Answered on 8th Feb 2022 - Member since Jan 2022 - report


    The only way I could say is either by coming over to see it or take some pictures and send them over so the contractor can see and make a judgment. I suggest in block paving with the correct size base so there are no sunk areas after 6 months of parking on the drive way. I use a compound sand for the joints of the block paving that sets, this creates a solid slab of blocks which binds the individual blocks into one strong slab.

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    Tgm groundworks"

    Answered on 7th Jul 2021 - Member since Nov 2020 - report
    Gumps gardens

    "Definitely need to treat yourself to a new modern driveway some if done correctly look excellent"

    Answered on 13th Aug 2021 - Member since Dec 2019 - report

    "Once the concrete is crumbling it's usually past its time, it can be repaired but it will always be easily noticeable where all the repairs are."

    Answered on 27th Sep 2021 - Member since Mar 2019 - report
    Ponnaclejet pressure Washing

    "If it Breaking up then yes but I would also get someone to clean steam your driveway every year so it’s kept to a good standard and I know a company that does it and I’m very good at what they do"

    Answered on 7th Jul 2021 - Member since Jul 2021 - report
    PF Paving Contractors Ltd.

    "Have a professional like myself to have a look and get a quotation also if it needs cleaning can have it cleaned and have some Thomson sealer and send if it is block paving if not it is hard to answer your question without seeing"

    Answered on 7th Jul 2021 - Member since Jul 2021 - report
    Chevron paving and landscaping

    "I would suggest a new block paved driveway using weed prevention terrain under your base thus preventing weed invasion and sealing the new blocks using resi-block paving seal for long-lasting life feel free to give me a call from my job quote for a quote all my work is guaranteed for ten years kind regards James .... Chevron paving"

    Answered on 25th Jan 2022 - Member since Jan 2021 - report
    ComplexDriveways And patios specialist LTDD

    "Re-install a new driveway solve all problems take it up and go for something that you and the wife would really like with a nice pattern be the best option"

    Answered on 16th Jan 2022 - Member since Jan 2022 - report

    "Would need to have a look at it to advise accordingly, no point in throwing good money after bad, depends on budget really."

    Answered on 5th Aug 2021 - Member since Mar 2017 - report
    Fenhomes & son

    "Once concrete starts to perish it usually. Easy its time to renew as any patching up will usually continue to blow off with frost without having pictures it's hard to say but most modern drives come with a guarantee if carried out by a reputable firm."

    Answered on 3rd Nov 2021 - Member since Sep 2021 - report

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