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Old 01-22-2012, 05:05 AM   #16
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Yeah Im already having second and third thoughts. We will probably just wait till we can afford it.

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Old 01-22-2012, 07:11 AM   #17
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Yeah Im already having second and third thoughts. We will probably just wait till we can afford it.

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Good plan. Some things are simply not a DIY job. I've done a few concrete jobs (small patios and such) and built my own log house virtually by myself. Yet I can't imagine tackling something like your driveway.
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Old 01-22-2012, 02:26 PM   #18
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You may look in to the option of crushed limestone and have it rolled. Not sure how thick you would want it, but if you have it rolled and once it is rained on and driven on a bit, it will make a good driveway. That's what I have for half of mine!
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Actually since you live in a cold climate area asphalt maybe a better option. It remains a little flexible so it can better handle forces put on it by the freezing and melting cycles of winter time. These forces quite often crack concrete unless it is installed perfectly.
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You may look in to the option of crushed limestone and have it rolled. Not sure how thick you would want it, but if you have it rolled and once it is rained on and driven on a bit, it will make a good driveway. That's what I have for half of mine!
Hm I never heard of using limestone for driveway I ll have to research it
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Actually since you live in a cold climate area asphalt maybe a better option. It remains a little flexible so it can better handle forces put on it by the freezing and melting cycles of winter time. These forces quite often crack concrete unless it is installed perfectly.
I did not think of that. Thanks for the advice. I will look into that as well and see what the cost will be. Thanks

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