Asphalt Driveways FAQ’s
Everything you need to know about Asphalt Driveways
Installing a new Asphalt driveway can be overwhelming for some people, here is a quick rundown of the most common questions asked when it comes to installing a new asphalt driveway.
How Much Does an Asphalt Driveway cost?
Depending on your location and other factors, an Asphalt driveway can cost around $25-$45 per square metre, for the average residential driveway.
What is Asphalt?
Asphalt is a mixture of aggregates that contain filler and binders. Asphalt is a durable and flexible and is used mainly for the construction and maintenance of surfaces such as roads, driveways, car parks, railway tracks, airport runways, bicycle lanes, pathways and sport complexes such as basketball and netball courts.
Benefits of an Asphalt Driveway
There are many benefits of installing an asphalt driveway for your home, when you compare it to other materials such as concreate, gravel and pavers. Your driveway will be getting used daily so its important that you choose the correct surface for your its purpose and an asphalt has you covered with many additional benefits other than the cost:
Once you have engaged the services of a contractor, they will supply you with a written agreement of the services in which you wish them to undertake. A fully insured and experience contractor like Road Seal Australia will be able to guide you through the process.
- Grade – contact your local council to confirm the requirements in your area.
- Slope of at least 1: to allow for drainage
- Excavation – between 200mm-300mm
- Depth – of at least 50mm of 20mm graded aggregate
- Driveway – at least 20mm of 10mm graded aggregate
Road Seal Australia build quality, durable and long-lasting driveways around New South Wales. We would be happy to answer any further questions you may have regarding the construction of an Asphalt driveway for you home, Call us on 1800 902 202 or fill out an enquiry form and one of our knowledgeable team members will contact you.