Asphalt driveways often last for many years, but eventually UV rays and temperature extremes cause the asphalt to deteriorate and the driveway shows its age. You can have a sealcoat applied to prolong the life of your driveway as long as possible, but when it is covered in crumbled areas and cracks, it's time to think about resurfacing or replacing your driveway. Resurfacing could be the best option as long as the soil is still compacted well and the driveway is draining properly.
If you are building a new home or just looking to change the exterior look of your current property, a key part of your home's curbside vibe is the driveway. There are multiple different materials that can be used to build a driveway today, including concrete and brick. But there are several good reasons why many homeowners are choosing to stick with a tried and true substance: asphalt. Here are three reasons why you should choose asphalt for your new driveway.