Frequently Asked Questions
In order to get the quality concrete driveway you desire, it is vitally important to select a contractor with a good reputation and work ethic of providing the absolute best practices in constructing your new concrete driveway. Anything less will lead to potential problems. For the best results, choose your concrete contractor wisely.
Any and all DE-icers stating that they are safe to use on concrete are not recommended. Kitty litter and/or sand can be used for traction. Use only non-metal shovels.
It is best to re-seal every 2 to 3 years. Before you apply the sealer, your concrete driveway should be power washed first, wait for it to dry, and then have the sealer applied.
Concrete expands and contracts, and we place control joints to minimize cracks and to control where they occur. Cracks do appear from time to time, but they do not affect the integrity of your new concrete.
It can take up to 45 days for the moisture to completely evaporate from the newly poured concrete. Don’t worry… this is a normal event.
New concrete driveways take approximately 2 to 3 days to complete depending on any inspections that may be required.
Depending on several different factors, an average price for a 2-car driveway ranges from $5.75 to $7.25 per square foot. Colored concrete, stamped concrete, and colored exposed aggregate will be more costly.
You may have already talked to some of your neighbors or heard they are wanting a new concrete driveway. If so, this is a way us to do more work with less mobilization cost (using less fuel and increasing production while on-site.) Therefore, we pass the savings on to the group – it’s a win-win for everyone.
It is usually best to wait 7 days before driving on your new concrete driveway, and at least 10 days to park your car.