I am about to put a brick edging to most of my driveway
and a 2x6 edging to the part where the land slopes away
thanks to responses to an earlier thread.
The last two times I had a contractor seal my driveway,
the cracks an holes were not filled. So I am wondering
if resurfacing it myself is practical.
I will appreciate all comments an suggeations.
On Apr 21, 9:15 am, email@example.com (Dick Adams) wrote:
Yes, you can buy the sealer and other supplies at any of the home
center stores. The sealer will make the driveway look better and may
help extend it's life. However, if the driveway has real underlying
problems, is old, deteriortated, etc, it isn't going to solve that.
Particularly if you're in area where freeze/thaw cycles are problem,
holes and cracks are the beginning of the failure points. There are
also patching products depending on the size/nature of such defects you
may want to take the time to fix first.
Ah, the gravel drive just looks better all the time... :)
1. I am in the Land of the damnyankee snow (USDA 8a)
2. There is a 3" wide x 1/2" deep hole.
3. There are several long thin cracks.
4. There is a 2' piece of the driveway that has
given in on the edge where the land slopes.
The piece that has given in is not cracked or shredded.
I plan to create a curb for it with a 2x6 as someone
suggested in an earlier thread.
I hope to close on the sale of this house in June of
2009 and return to the Promised Land of North Carolina.
HomeOwnersHub.com is a website for homeowners and building and maintenance pros. It is not affiliated with any of the manufacturers or service providers discussed here.
All logos and trade names are the property of their respective owners.