While solid concrete and asphalt are the most popular types of driveways, a material that often gets overlooked is stone. For centuries, stone has been used for driveways, pavement and walkways, and a favoured choice because it is less expensive than asphalt and concrete driveways. In addition, a well-built stone driveway can be an impressive feature that greatly enhances your home’s exterior.Continue reading
Asphalt driveways are known to last a very long time. In fact, they have a life span of just under 30 years. However, getting the most out of your asphalt driveway requires correct installation and regular maintenance. This includes filling in cracks every year and sealing your driveway whenever necessary.Continue reading
When installed properly the asphalt paving cost per square foot is an excellent investment that quickly adds to the resale value of your home. Your home’s driveway is not only a necessary part of the outside of your home, but a beautifully done parking pad improves your home’s curb appeal. Installing an asphalt driveway is cost effective and, with regular care, will last for years.Continue reading
It’s never too late in the year to fix up your garden
Maple and North York based homeowners usually avoid taking on any major home and garden upgrades in the winter and fall months. However, this period of time can be the optimal stretch for landscaping, building and paving services. Have you been meaning to fix up your driveway and pathways? Are you looking to build a new porch? Maybe you want to cozy up by a fire pit and enjoy the last warm days. Take advantage of lower contractor rates and easy scheduling during the off-peak season, and upgrade your home’s exterior before winter dawns in full. Don’t let Canadian cold bite, and keep using your outdoor space in full. For your benefit we’ve assembled some of the best off-season upgrade ideas for your garden and patio.Continue reading
Should You Repair or Improve Your Driveway This Year?
As we head into the new year, we want to consider new trends in home design and upgrades. As many people are aware, driveway and pathway paving is an important factor in the overall curb appeal of your home. For our team at VIP Paving, this means an autumn repair season filled with repairs, maintenance and clean up work throughout the Greater Toronto Area, specifically Maple and North York. We understand our customers, and as we head into the new year we want to give you a little gift of knowledge. Without further ado, here are what we’ve come to reason our 2020’s top trends in paving.Continue reading
We’re sure you have some idea what interlocking paving is, owing to the name being suggestive and reminiscent of the final product. However, we’re also often surprised with how little our customers actually know about interlocking paving in general. We get people coming to us and asking questions like: What is interlocking paving? How does interlocking work? Is interlocking any better than an asphalt driveway? What’s your number and can I take you to dinner? Okay, that last one doesn’t happen very often, but we can wish. To help you answer all these questions, we’ve compiled this guide to interlocking services. Read on to learn what VIP Paving can offer you.Continue reading