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  1. Repave Your Driveway for Instant Curb Appeal

    Fix your cracked and eroded asphalt driveway before it falls apart and needs an expensive professional replacement. It's easy to repair cracks and apply topcoat, and the supplies are inexpensive.

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  1. How to Install a Durable Asphalt Driveway

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    Replacing or adding a driveway ? Learn the ingredients and techniques needed to make a high-quality, long-lasting asphalt driveway .

  2. How to Fix a Sinking Driveway

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    This article shows you what to do when your driveway starts to sink and pull away from your garage floor. The fix is easier than you might think, and you can do it yourself.

  3. How to Fix Concrete Spalling

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    Is the surface of your concrete driveway , patio or basement floor flaking away? Do the patches get bigger and more numerous each spring? The problem is called concrete spalling, and here's how to fix it—without replacing the entire driveway .

Other Articles for DIYers from Around the Web

  1. Planning Guide: Driveways

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    FromBobVila.com

    Why do we drive on the parkway and park on the driveway ? That’s just one of life’s little mysteries, but there’s no m...

  2. Gravel - Driveway materials - Bob Vila

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    FromBobVila.com

    From asphalt to brick, basalt to concrete, this is the stuff dream driveways are made of.

  3. Gravel - Driveway Materials - Bob Vila

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    FromBobVila.com

    From asphalt to brick, basalt to concrete, this is the stuff dream driveways are made of.

  4. Designing a Driveway with Long-Lasting Appeal

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    FromBobVila.com

    When we were building our new construction home, the driveway almost seemed like an afterthought. With everything els...

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Other Videos for DIYers from Around the Web

  1. Landscape Design - Driveways

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    Andy Robinson, The Landscape Renovator explains how to design driveways and walkways that conform to your landscape design projects.

  2. Landscaping Tip - Driveway Base Layout

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    Andy Robinson, The Landscape Renovator, goes over laying out the base for your new driveway .

  3. Landscaping Tip - Driveway Excavation

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    Andy Robinson, The Landscape Renovator, shows you the proper way to excavate your driveway .

  4. Landscaping Tip - Driveway Desing Final Review

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    Andy Robinson, The Landscape Renovator, reviews the completed driveway design.

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Blog Posts

  1. How to Patch a Hole in Blacktop

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    FromAsk the Builder

    It's possible to repair your asphalt driveway yourself and get long-lasting results. Some extra effort and hole preparation is required to get the hole ready so that the patching material lasts.

  2. Happiness Is a Big Black Truck In My Driveway

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    FromDIY Diva

    So. This happened. You’re looking at a very large, very unexpected, F250 Powerstroke Diesel parked in front of my barn. I’d like to take a lot of credit for this,...

  3. This Land Has Stories

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    FromDIY Diva

    There is something a little mysterious about settling into a home that people lived in a century before you were born. You catch glimpses of its history–old foundations, new additions,...

  4. How to Choose a Snow Thrower: Single or Two Stage

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    FromCharles and Hudson

    For our friends in the Midwest and Northeast, it's not to early to start thinking about that first big snowstorm and if you've got the right gear to handle it. Cub Cadet has shared some tips for selecting the right snow throw for your needs. To find your ideal match they recommend you, consider the ...

  5. Taming The Jungle 2013: Offensive Manuevers

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    FromDIY Diva

    Last year I found out that Liberty house is a specific combination of a lot of effing property and a lot of effing buildings that makes it difficult to keep...

  6. Concrete sealer: Protect your driveway

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    FromDIY Advice Blog

    The cause of "spalling" or "scaling" concrete is simple. Concrete is porous and soaks up a lot of water. When that water freezes, it expands and breaks up the concrete surface. Prevention is pretty simple too: Apply a sealer to reduce...( read more )

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