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How to Maintain Concrete Driveways

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Concrete driveways are a popular choice for homeowners looking for a durable and attractive driveway option. Not only do they look great, but they’re also easy to maintain and can last for decades with the proper care. 

At Hervey Bay Concreting Solutions, we care about the quality of your driveways, as it plays a huge role in your family and property’s safety. We are dedicated to providing our clients with high-quality workmanship and superior customer service, no matter the size of the job. One of the many ways we do this is by educating our customers on the best ways to care for their concrete driveways.

How to Maintain Concrete Driveways

In this article, we’ll discuss the benefits of having a concrete driveway, how to clean and seal it, what repairs you may need to make, and when you should call in professional help.

Benefits of Having a Concrete Driveway

Before we get started on how you can maintain your driveway, let’s first go through their benefits. Concrete driveways are a great choice for homeowners looking for a durable and attractive option. Concrete is strong and can withstand heavy traffic, making it ideal for driveways. It’s also easy to maintain and can last for decades with the right care. Additionally, concrete driveways are relatively low-maintenance, and they’re available in a variety of colours and patterns to suit any home.

Cleaning and Sealing Your Concrete Driveway

Cleaning and sealing your concrete driveway is an important part of its maintenance. To clean your driveway, use a pressure washer to remove dirt and debris. Once the driveway is clean, you can apply a sealer to protect it from the elements. Sealing your driveway will help prevent cracking and staining, and it will also make it easier to clean in the future.

Repairs for Your Concrete Driveway

Over time, your concrete driveway may need repairs. Common issues include cracking, pitting, and spalling. Cracks can be filled with a concrete patching compound, while pitting and spalling can be repaired with a concrete resurfacer. If the damage is extensive, you may need to call in a professional to repair your driveway.