The driveway is the very first thing a buyer sees when pulling up to your home. Make sure your driveway is presentable and solid. Concrete driveways last longer than all other available materials. Concrete driveways pay for themselves when you go to sell your home. It is quite likely that a properly installed concrete driveway will last your lifetime and the next homeowner’s lifetime. Make your home more presentable and give the next owner peace of mind with a properly installed concrete driveway.
Concrete driveways are reinforced with rebar to prevent cracking or movement. Driveways receive constant strain from the weight of vehicles. They also receive extreme temperature fluctuations due to being in the sun and snow. It is very important that your driveway is properly built every step of the way.
First the ground which will contain the driveway is dug out. Usually this is to a depth of 6-10 inches. Some driveways may require deeper foundations due to unusual circumstances like steep grades or extreme weight bearing.
Next, the area surrounding the driveway is framed in with wood. It is important that this is done by a professional so that it has the proper strength to with-hold the immense weight that will be placed upon it.
After the frame has been constructed around the driveway rebar is placed and tied together to form a grid. The rebar grid is fastened at key areas and lifted so that no part of it will make contact with the ground. If the rebar is in contact with the ground moisture
If you require your driveway replaced or repaired, call the experts at Concrete Services Vancouver