Concrete driveways in front of your house or building are an important part because it is very useful for your everyday activities are parking your cars safely. It is a great addition to your house. Good quality, concrete driveways, are durable, Needs low maintenance, and can be customized depending on homeowners’ requirement and desired look.
There could be several reasons for the concrete driveway damage & how you can avoid them.
1. Concrete driveways are meant to support a respective amount of weight or load. Under the surface of a concrete driveway, it has wired mesh or rebar to make it strong, but still some heavy drugs. All vehicles can port excess pressure on the surface. This can lead to cracks or breaks.
You can avoid this damage by keeping an eye that what kind of the week goes on the weight you are allowed to use the concrete driveway.
2. The second and most common cause of concrete driveway damage is weather conditions and temperature fluctuations. If there is excessive water standing on the surface, it can develop moisture which can seep into the cracks. This needs to fix immediately to avoid extensive damage. Sun can also cause concrete damage because it’s high heat and UV rays.
This can be stopped by applying a high-quality sealer layer on the driveway to protect it from the weather conditions.
3. Poor quality construction is another reason for to damage the concrete driveway. If a contractor uses low-quality materials and has a poor experience, it can lead to damage.
To avoid poor-quality construction, you should consider hiring a professional and experienced concrete contractor. You can also ask him to show him previous work pictures and references.
4. Growing tree roots can also cause damage to your concrete driveway. The roots of a tree expand underneath your country driveway due to excessive pressure. It leads to damage and cracks on the surface.
It can be avoided by deciding where to plant trees as we all know in a few years, it will grow old and can damage the concrete services around the house or building.
After considering the above causes, and their fixes you can keep an eye, on and take care of your concrete driveway. Still, you can consider a professional concrete contractor such as Oberoi Construction we can offer you a free inspection and provide the best resolution.