Do you need a driveway installed, or maybe your existing one needs replacing? You will have several options available such as asphalt, gravel and concrete. Each has their own pros and cons but perhaps the most popular of all is concrete, and for very good reasons. Contact the team at Cornerstone Concrete LLC and we will be more than happy to walk you through the process.
Some driveways can be difficult to maintain, particularly those made from loose aggregate. Concrete, however, needs little more than the occasional sweep with a stiff broom. Using a sealant on the surface will also help to make maintenance easier and quicker, while also helping to increase durability. We are specialists in everything regarding concrete driveways and will be able to advise on sealants or anything else that could enhance your driveway.
The team at Cornerstone was great to work with. They came up with great ideas while estimating to make the driveway look better. Very reasonably priced. And when the prep work went better than expected, they took the money off the final bill. Overall this is an experienced team and very honest to deal with.
Concrete Driveways Built to Last
Driveways are exposed to the elements 24/7. This can be tough on them anywhere, but especially in Minnesota and Wisconsin with their harsh, extreme winters, contrasted with hot and humid summers. The ground and the concrete are cycling through expansion and contraction phases like no other region. This means that driveways can become cracked and damaged if they were not installed up to industry standards. The team at Cornerstone Concrete LLC specialize in concrete driveways and goes above and beyond industry standards as we install your new concrete driveway so your concrete driveway can be with you for generations to come.
Cornerstone Concrete is a very professional company. I shopped around for the best quality and cost. They were reasonable and constructed my driveway exactly as promised.
Concrete Driveways are a Better Investment
If you have had estimates done, you may have been told that concrete will be more expensive than asphalt. Considering the durability of concrete, however, it makes for a more cost-effective investment in the future. In addition to withstanding harsh weather, concrete is also able to take very heavy loads. Driveways made from materials like aggregate or asphalt might have difficulty coping with particularly heavy vehicles.
Some people might also comment that concrete is not as appealing as other types of driveways. This is not necessarily the case, however. If done right, a concrete driveway can be very aesthetically pleasing. There is also some room for creativity to help ensure you get a driveway that looks great. Our team is dedicated to laying a driveway that is not only functional but also aesthetically appealing.
The Cornerstone Difference – Our Proven Process
We have factorized the process of replacing/installing a new concrete driveway. Systematically one crew at a time flows through the process, performs their duties at an expert level and than moves on to the next driveway. Below, in chronological order are the five crews:
1. Tear Out Crew
With a bobcat and dump truck, carefully tear out the existing driveway and dispose of the material at a local recycling station.
2. Set Up Crew
Set up forms per specifications, grade and compact subsoil. Place and tie rebar grid.
3. Pour Crew
Meet the local ready mix concrete truck(s) and place the fresh concrete within the forms in a professional manner.
4. Cut and Clean Crew
Remove forms, lay out and cut expansion cuts. Clean up.
5. Seal Crew
28 days or beyond applies the industries top grade sealer. Seal crew will also finish up with feathering in black dirt and seed if part of the contract.
OUR PROMISE TO YOU:
“FROM START TO FINISH, (steps 1-4)…WE WILL HAVE YOUR JOB DONE IN 4 DAYS.”
*Weather permitting and with the exception of 1,200+ sqft
Need a new driveway? The concrete experts are here to help!
Whether you need a new concrete driveway installed or if your existing concrete or asphalt driveway needs to be replaced with a new concrete driveway, you could have a lot of work ahead of you. You will also need the know-how and expertise to make sure the job is done properly if it is to remain in good condition for years to come. The good news is that we are on hand to do the hard work for you and to lend our expertise.
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