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How Much Does it Cost to Pave a Driveway in Decatur?

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Driveway Paving can increase the value of your home by $1,517

Your driveway is one of the few things that can get easily noticed by people on the street. How your exterior looks, including your driveway, can give people the impression of how your home’s interior looks like. If you are thinking of getting a home renovation, why not include driveway paving Decatur to your next project. Decatur driveway paving has a lot of benefits that you can take advantage of. For one, it can curb appeal to your property. A beautiful driveway paving Decatur can give an aesthetic appeal to your home. It will also add value to your property. You do not have to worry about spending thousands of dollars in your driveway paving Decatur project because you are assured that it increases your home’s value. With this added value, you can attract more potential buyers should you choose to sell your home. Your driveway can leave a lasting impression to people and can set the feeling of how organized your exterior and even interior is. Not only that, Decatur driveway paving can provide a safe and sound driving experience to you and your vehicle. In every home improvement plan, safety is a concern that you should never forget.

Fair price breakdown

Several factors need to be considered when computing the overall cost of a driveway paving Decatur project. Some of which are the materials to be used, the labor, equipment and miscellaneous fees. Decatur driveway paving can be a major home improvement project that may need excavation and removal of trees and other obstruction so you might want to consider hiring a contractor for this job. Contractors can charge by the hour for labor cost, or they can simply charge you a fixed rate fee for the total cost of the project that will include the labor, materials, and equipment. Labor cost can go around $70 to $120 depending on the size of your driveway and the complexity of the project. A 600 square feet driveway can cost you a fixed rate charge of $1,774 to $1,963.

Estimated final cost for driveway paving

Item Quantity Fair Price
Driveway Pavers Cost 215 Square Feet $881.26
Driveway Pavers Labor 17 Hours $843.03
Driveway Pavers Job Materials and Supplies 200 Square Feet $72.84
Driveway Pavers Equipment Allowance $71.95
Totals - Cost to Install Driveway Pavers - 215 Square Feet $1,869.08
Average Cost Per Square Foot $9.35

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To break down the cost, preparation can cost you around $40 to $500 per hour. This will include clearing, cutting or chipping small and large trees, removal of stumps and clearing the entire area using heavy equipment plus the labor cost. Grading can cost around $ 2 to $5 per square yard. The material cost can vary depending on what paving solution you will use. Gravel which is the most common choice can cost around $800 on average for a 600 square feet project. In comparison, asphalt that is 2.5 inches thick is estimated to be around $850, and concrete can cost $75 per cubic yard. So, for a 600 square feet project, you can expect to pay around $500 to $600 for concrete material. If you chose paver over asphalt and concrete, it can cost twice or thrice or even more. For instance, a cobblestone paver can cost around $20 to $50 per square foot. Add to that the labor cost and other miscellaneous fees, expect to pay around $13000 to $30000.

Morgan County Driveway Paving FAQ

With proper maintenance plus the materials used, a paved driveway can last for up to 25 years or more.

It depends on the material used. If you use paver material like brick, you can drive on it after only a few hours. Asphalt may need 48 hours to be used as well as cement.

Not advisable. Driveway paving is a major construction project and requires professional handling. Plus, you will need to secure certain permits from your local building authorities.

Last Updated: Aug 24, 2017

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