Does your home have a gravel or dirt driveway? Have you noticed that other homes with a concrete driveway seem to have a different appeal than your own?
Many homeowners start with a gravel driveway because it seems easier to manage than a paved surface. What most don’t consider, however, is that a concrete driveway offers many advantages over gravel that make it a worthwhile investment. Here are some signs you should convert your gravel or dirt driveway to concrete:
- Cleanliness – First and foremost, a gravel driveway is notorious for kicking up dirt that gets all over your car, your yard, and your house. If you’ve noticed that you can’t seem to keep dirt and dust off your outdoor areas or your vehicles, you would find the change to a concrete driveway to be a relief.
- Maintenance – Another consideration for a concrete driveway is the maintenance required. If you’re tired of driving over and filling in potholes all year in your gravel driveway, concrete is the way to go! Additionally, you don’t have to worry about that semi-annual dump truck load of gravel to your home to keep your gravel driveway looking fresh. A concrete driveway is built to last for years.
- Aesthetic Appeal – If you want to update the outside of your home, a simple way to do so is with a concrete driveway. Not only does a concrete driveway look great from the main road, but it also makes a beautiful first impression on your guests. Furthermore, there are different ways to achieve a beautiful concrete driveway with various colors that will enhance the look of your home and yard.
At Landfried, Inc., we’d be happy to assist you with your concrete driveway project and many other hardscaping solutions for your home. Contact us today to learn more about our services and schedule your consultation!