Five Signs That Your Driveway Needs To Be Replaced’


A driveway replacement is a major decision that can prove costly. If your driveway is damaged or needs to be replaced, you should consider a complete driveway replacement.

1. Multiple potholes

If you have a lot of potholes, they can cause damage to the foundation. Potholes that are too deep can cause more damage than they do good.

Driveway Needs To Be Replaced’

2. Alligator cracks or spiderweb cracks

Cracks, which look like scales and cover most of your driveway, are signs that your driveway needs to be replaced.

3. Concrete driveways older than 20 years.

Concrete driveways that are more than 20 years old should be replaced.

4. Drainage problems:

If your driveway, or yard isn’t draining and is directing water towards your foundation, it’s important to fix this problem quickly to avoid any further property damage.

5. Multiple areas needing independent repairs:

If there are multiple problems, it might be time to replace your driveway.

What is the cost of replacing a driveway?

It is a big investment to replace a driveway. You can expect to pay $5 to $10 per square foot for a new concrete driveway. According to Home Advisor the average cost of a concrete driveway installation is $4,192. Asphalt driveways are less expensive at $3-4 per square foot, but they have a shorter lifespan and are less durable.

Do I need to replace my driveway before I sell?

You should replace your driveway if you plan to sell your house in the near future. While you may not get a dollar-for-dollar return-on-investment, a new driveway will add more appeal to your home than a patched or cracked driveway, which could quickly scare off potential buyers.

Do you need to replace your driveway?

What are the signs on your driveway? Are your driveway signs pointing towards a replacement? You can save money by learning how to tear up concrete and asphalt. Call Green bar Excavation before you begin tearing up concrete and asphalt.

This post was written by Tanner Brown. Tanner is the Owner and operator of Green bar Excavation. Green bar Excavation is a fully licensed, insured, and accredited Excavation company based in Prineville Oregon. Green bar Excavation is one of the top Driveway Excavation companies in Central Oregon. Don’t look further, go with the company with your best interest in mind!

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