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One Of A Kind Driveways
Written by Elizabeth Wood
Editor In Chief, United Home Improvement


Driveways are a distinctive element to your homes exterior appearance. Several things need to be taken into consideration when deciding upon the driveway that is right for you and your home. Consider your landscaping, the condition of your soil, drainage, and the freeze and thaw cycles of your region. In addition to all of these factors, you will have to select the material in which your driveway will be constructed of.

Driveway Material Options:

• Concrete: A long lasting material (up to 30 years), requires little maintenance, significantly less expensive than other materials. Can be given unique textures, can be colored, and shaped...more

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The appearance of your driveway and landscape paints an idea about who lives within those walls. The more you plan ahead, the greater the picture will be. Before designing and installing your pavement projects and repairs, there are few things to consider. First you must

decide what material to use; asphalt, concrete, gravel, etc. Once you have selected a material, you must then decide whether this is a do-it-yourself project or will you need a paving contractor. Once you, or a contractor, have installed or repaired your pavement, you must then learn how to maintain it...more

Concrete Flatwork
Concrete is a strong hard building material composed of sand, gravel, cement and water. Typically it is used for walkways, steps, basement and garage surfaces, patios and porches. It is used for so many purposes because concrete is one of the most durable of building materials.

However, it does still require a certain amount of maintenance. Problems with concrete can be caused by several factors. Nature is the major contributor to damaged concrete. Surface flaking occurs when snow and ice melt and the water gets absorbed into the concrete. Concrete can also be...more

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