5 Signs You Need a New Driveway

The Lancashire Driveways Company

The Lancashire Driveway Company offers a range of different driveway installation services such as resin driveways, block paving, tarmac driveways, and pattern imprinted driveways throughout Lancashire, Cumbria and Cheshire including:

Lancaster, Morecambe, Preston, Chorley, Blackpool, Manchester, Chester, Wigan, Kendal & surrounding areas.

A brand-new driveway can transform and improve the look of your home exceptionally, but how would you know that its about time to change the look of your property? In this list, there are five common issues that can be sure signs that you are in need of a new driveway.

Rough Driveway Appearance

An old driveway can develop a rough and worn appearance due to heavy vehicles weighing it down, creating slopes and possible tire marks. As well as this, your driveway can look worn-out due to the sun’s rays fading it overtime, making it lose its colour. If this is the case for you, it might be time to look into getting a new driveway.

Cracked Driveway

A cracked driveway can be hard to drive over, the bumps and dips in the ground can’t be good for your car. Cracks can happen overtime in asphalt and concrete, and during the winter months, can expand if they are not repaired. A brand-new driveway would be a good solution, as cracks are a result of many years of your driveway aging.

Overgrown plants and weeds

Often as a result of cracks, overgrown plants and weeds can grow. This can become an issue, because they can be increasingly hard to drive over and can also make the outside of your home look unkept and untidy. After all, it makes sense to keep your driveway and front garden separate, so a good answer would be to take a look at your options for getting a new driveway.

Drainage problems

Drainage issues can cause serious damage to your driveway, leading to your driveway to build up water which can wear it away, causing slopes and uneven parts. This means that your old driveway may have puddles that won’t go away. Water damage can happen overtime giving it cracks and potholes. There are solutions for fixing your driveway’s drainage issues but fitting in a new driveway can help you get to the root of the problem.

Old age

Of course, all of these are a result of a driveway’s old age. However, it might be worth thinking about how long you’ve had your driveway. Most driveways last between 12 and 20 years, and an old driveway can result in any combination of the issues mentioned above. If there is no noticeable damage to your driveway, and it is approaching an old age, it still might be worth getting a new driveway before any of these issues appear, so you can combat any possible problems.

Lancashire Driveways company -Specialists in New Driveways

If you need a new driveway, we can offer a range of options to suit your style, property, and budget. From tarmac driveways, to block paving or resin driveways, your new driveway will transform the look of your property and increase kerb appeal. Please contact us for a free quote!

Contact The Lancashire Driveway Company

Mobile: 07719604893

Head Office: 0345 626 2855

Preston: 01772 978 463

Blackpool: 01253 808 181


Please call us today on 07719 604 893 to find out more & discuss your project.

Please call us today on
07719 604 893
to find out more & discuss your project.