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Simply get in touch today, and one of our experts will visit your driveway at a convenient time, at no cost or obligation, to assess your project and provide you with a personalized quote. All projects have variables with different challenges and requirements, so we will make sure you are provided with the best possible pricing for yours. Expect Tar and Chip to cost considerably more than graveling your driveway but much less than Asphalt Paving.

Considering Tar and Chip for your driveway? If you currently have a gravel driveway, you might be tired of issues like potholes, erosion, and washouts every time there's heavy rain. Additionally, you may experience dust when it's dry out and mud when it's wet. Are you tired of constantly topping up gravel annually to maintain a fresh appearance? Or perhaps you simply want your home to look its best while retaining its natural rustic appearance? Tar and Chip offer a solution to these problems while enhancing your country home's rustic charm.

You might be reluctant to opt for asphalt due to its shiny black appearance, which may be more suited to a metropolitan setting than your rural home. Alternatively, if you have an old asphalt driveway that no longer looks appealing, Tar and Chip provide the benefits of a solid finished driveway with a timeless rural finish.

Tar and Chip driveways require minimal maintenance compared to asphalt. Unlike asphalt, Tar and Chip driveways don't require regular sealing due to their natural stone finish. Additionally, for snow removal, simply adjust your plow or snow blower to ride just above the driveway surface for efficient results. Tar and Chip is extensively used on county roads and highways, enduring plowing all winter.

Tar and Chip are great choices for commercial applications due to their aesthetic, functional, and economic benefits.

The process involves assessing the driveway base, preparing, grading, and compacting as required. Hot Liquid Asphalt Emulsion (Tar) is applied over the surface, followed by a coating of crushed aggregate (Chip), repeated as necessary. The surface is then rolled into the Tar with a vibratory compactor to form the finished surface.

Yes, Tar and Chip offer a high level of customization to suit your property's aesthetics. You can choose from a variety of aggregate materials, colors, and textures to create a unique look that complements your home and landscape. Whether you prefer a more traditional or contemporary appearance, Tar and Chip can be tailored to meet your design preferences.

Investing in a Tar and Chip driveway can potentially increase the value of your property. The durable and aesthetically pleasing nature of Tar and Chip enhances curb appeal, making your home more attractive to potential buyers. Additionally, the low maintenance requirements of Tar and Chip can be appealing to homeowners and may contribute to higher property values in the long run.

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