Asphalt Paving can increase the value of your home by $301
There are a lot of reasons why pavements should be kept smooth and durable. One of the reasons is for the safety of the people who will use it. For many years, concrete has been the most common material in many home pavement projects. However, homeowners do not find its cost to be appealing. People tried to find other alternatives for concrete until asphalt paving in Decatur was introduced. Since then, asphalt paving became a big game changer in the construction scene. Asphalt paving in Decatur is the cost-effective solution to any home or commercial pavement needs. Not only is asphalt a less expensive material than concrete but it is very easy to use and can save a homeowner a lot of time and labor cost. Asphalt paving in Decatur is very reliable and durable. It is designed to withstand light and heavy traffic load. It is considered to be weather resistant and is dependable even during harsh climatic conditions. Asphalt's skid resistant feature and smooth finish makes it safe for drivers. It can lessen splash back and give drivers better visual of the road. Asphalt is also easy to maintain, and even if some cracks and damages can't be remedied by repair, it can be re-laid at an affordable cost.
Fair price breakdown
Even though asphalt paving in Decatur is low cost on, there are still a few factors that can have an impact on the total cost of the project. These factors are the material costs, drainage and geotextile additions, base coat, top coats and sealants, excavation, clearing and the foundation. The material cost is mostly about the market price of fresh asphalt that is affected by fuel and surcharges. Drainage is necessary to enhance the asphalt paving in Decatur. Typically, a good Decatur asphalt paving project requires two coats; the base coat and top coat plus the sealant. The base and top coat can cost around $1 to $2.50 per square foot. Sealant, on the other hand, is estimated to cost around $3 to $6 per square foot. Foundation installation which is usually made up of 8 to 10 inches of gravel is around $1 to $3 per square foot.
Estimated final cost for asphalt paving
|Driveway Cost||215 Square Feet||$166.51|
|Driveway Labor||2.2 Hours||$103.78|
|Driveway Job Materials and Supplies||200 Square Feet||$20.89|
|Driveway Equipment Allowance||$80.27|
|Totals - Cost to Install Asphaltic Concrete Driveways - 215 Square Feet||$371.45|
|Average Cost Per Square Foot||$1.86|
Find the Best Costs on Asphalt Paving - Decatur, 35601
Since there are a lot of variables affecting the costs of asphalt paving in Decatur, obtaining an estimate is difficult unless a homeowner seeks advice from a contractor or professional. There are additional factors that can add to the final expense of Decatur asphalt paving. Engineering is crucial for the drainage design of the pavement. The cost of hiring a professional engineer to do the drainage plan will depend on the location of the pavement and its topography. Securing a permit from the local authorities together with paying the fees will also affect the cost of the project. Regardless of the cost, however, an asphalt pavement that has been laid with a good foundation, drainage, and material can last up to 20 to 50 years.
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Last Updated: May 12, 2018
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