Is asphalt better than concrete?

I have a concrete driveways but want to add to it asphalt on the side whish on is least expensive

  7 answers
  • Ken Ken on Mar 12, 2018
    Asphalt is less expensive but properly mixed and installed concrete will last longer.
  • Cindy Cindy on Mar 12, 2018
    Asphalt is definitely the least expensive. We had our driveway installed last year. It's a six-car driveway. Cost was $2400.
  • William William on Mar 12, 2018
    Concrete is better than asphalt but asphalt is cheaper. I have added extra parking space off the side of concrete driveways with asphalt. You still need to dig the area out, lay down gravel, pack it down, and put down the asphalt and pack it down also.
  • Rhonda Brooks Rhonda Brooks on Mar 12, 2018
    wow there are pros and con for each. Concerte is expensive and can crack in cold weather. Asphalt has to be patched after a year or two but is cheaper. It’s according to you budget and long term care interest.
  • Mar15387338 Mar15387338 on Mar 13, 2018
    Asphalt will track black "tar" into your vinyl or carpet or hardwood and you will be moping every day plus as someone else said, has to be redone every couple of years, so cost more in the long run.
  • Ellis Ellis on Mar 13, 2018
    If you just want to add another area, have you considered pavers? There are so many different colors and styles available.
  • Lisa S. Lisa S. on Mar 13, 2018
    Asphalt less expensive can be patched easier. Can put a coating on it to protect. Asphalt heats up with the sun, so it will melt snow easier.
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