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Driveway Repair Marblehead MA

Small cracks and chinks in a driveway can easily become crevices and potholes if not fixed and patched promptly. If small enough, the job is a relatively easy fix, but consult a professional for any major driveway repair. Check the listings and information below to find more on driveway repair.

Bruno Masonry
(617) 561-4730
197 Marion St
Boston, MA
 
Interparking
(617) 367-3847
70 E India Row
Boston, MA
 
Belcastro Brothers Incorporated
(781) 395-1270
17 Gibson St
Medford, MA
 
Beers Skanska
(617) 574-1400
270 Congress St
Boston, MA
 
Howard Stein-Hudson
(617) 482-7080
38 Chauncy St Fl 9th
Boston, MA
 
Boston Sand & Gravel Company
(617) 227-9000
PO Box 9187, 100 North Washington Street
Boston, MA
 
Ace Restoration Company Incorporated
(781) 396-6150
557 Main St
Medford, MA
 
Aliberti and Sons, Inc.
(781) 488-3457
159 Pine Ridge Rd
Medford, MA
 
Advanced Roofing & M
(617) 738-8200
50 Milk St
Boston, MA
 
Madden Asphalt Co
(617) 254-7100
100 Windom St
Boston, MA
 

Home Remodeling Tip: Driveway Repair

Driveway Repair

home remodeling articles and tips

topic: exterior walkways
by Allison B.

 

Keeping Your Driveway In-Shape

Your driveway is an important part of your real estate holdings, as it aids in yard drainage and gives your cars and feet a solid base of support. Driveways do require periodic maintenance, however, to ensure they will be around for many years. Here's what to consider as you evaluate your driveway and think about driveway repair.

Asphalt is one of the most common driveway materials, as it is attractive, relatively easy to install and economical. Asphalt can wear thin over time, so it is important to do a little driveway repair each year. In the spring or fall, walk along the driveway and look for cracks or chips.

It is important to clean an asphalt driveway thoroughly, using a push-broom and soap-and-water solution in any area where there has been a driveway repair. Try using laundry detergent and a stiff-bristle brush. If engine oil has leaked onto the driveway, use a special cleaner just for that.

To fill a driveway crack, patch it with a caulk-like compound that is available at many home improvement stores. Just add a bead of the compound into the crack and smooth it out with a putty knife.

These types of driveway repair issues can arise from age, wear and tear or improper site preparation or installation. Regardless the cause, it pays to stay on top of small driveway repairs before they become big problems...

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