Investing in a cement driveway could provide the most value to your home in the long run. Cement driveways are more durable than asphalt and are able to withstand harsh weather conditions better. Because asphalt is less flexible than cement, it is quicker to crack during a freezing cold winter. Although asphalt is cheaper and easier to repair, cement is less likely to need repairs due to its resilience and durability. In Michigan, the average life expectancy of an asphalt driveway is between 15-20 years and the average life expectancy of a cement driveway is between 25-30 years.
How Long Should a Cement Driveway Replacement Last?
A cement driveway should last a minimum of 20 years. This is conservative and most cement driveways last longer than this, some substantially longer. It varies based on a lot of factors. You may need a replacement before 20 years if you’re experiencing cracks and potholes that are causing drainage or foundation issues in your driveway. Depending on the condition and age of your driveway, a repair may be the better option. To increase the longevity of your driveway you should treat problems right away, steer clear of harmful chemicals, and keep snow and ice from forming on it the best you can.
Cement Driveway Replacement With D&G Cement Co.
With over 50 years of experience in the cement industry, D&G Cement Co. offers a variety of customizable cement services. Our services include stamped & decorative concrete, driveways, brick work & tuck pointing, walkways, sidewalks, patios, garage floors and foundations, porches, and commercial & light industrial. We have the skills, material, and equipment needed to ensure the job is done correctly. We proudly serve Novi, MI, Northville, MI, Redford, MI, and the surrounding areas. To learn more about our top-quality cement driveway replacements or to schedule an appointment give us a call at (313) 277-2676.