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How much does it cost to repair a cracked driveway?
Last Updated: 23rd May, 2020
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Just so, can a cracked driveway be repaired?
Fortunately, filling cracks in aconcretedriveway is a simple and relatively inexpensive DIYproject.A cracking driveway looks unsightly to potentialbuyers.Cracks can usually be filled and repaired ifthe restof the driveway is in good shape and it wasinstalledproperly in the first place.
Similarly, does homeowners insurance cover driveway replacement? As most homeowner's insurance policieswillcover structures on your property,yourdriveway is most likely covered. However,largecracks caused by heat or damaging pests and rain maybecovered by your policy. Make sure to talk to youragentbefore making a claim to ensure that your driveway'sdamageis covered.
Hereof, how much does a crack filling cost?
Typical costs for crack sealingcanrange anywhere from .35¢ to $1.00 per linear footdepending onmaterials and methods used.
Can you pour new concrete over old cracked concrete?
Yes, you may pour a concretepadoverlay over an existing slab. You needtoconsider the added height and weight of the overlay ontheexisting structure. Overlays may include polymers,portlandcement concrete, or epoxies. You shouldimprove thedrainage of the slab by having a good slope ontheoverlay.