Asphalt Driveways

Asphalt Driveway Services by Greater Chicago Paving & Masonry

If you're looking to enhance your property's curb appeal and functionality in Chicago, Illinois, and surrounding areas, there's no better investment than installing an asphalt driveway. A well-constructed asphalt driveway provides a smooth and durable surface for your vehicles and adds significant value to your property. At Greater Chicago Paving & Masonry, we take pride in being your go-to contractor for the region's top-notch paving and masonry services.

What is an Asphalt Driveway?

Due to its remarkable properties, an asphalt driveway is a popular choice among homeowners and businesses. It is a mixture of aggregate, binder, and filler, resulting in a flexible and robust surface capable of withstanding heavy loads and harsh weather conditions. Its ability to adapt to different climates makes it an ideal choice for the varying seasons in the Chicago area.

Benefits of Asphalt Driveways

1. Durability and Longevity

Asphalt driveways are known for their exceptional durability, making them a long-term investment. Proper installation and regular maintenance can last for decades, offering you peace of mind and excellent value for money.

2. Cost-Effectiveness

Choosing asphalt for your driveway proves to be cost-effective in the long run. Its low initial installation cost, longevity, and minimal maintenance requirements make it a cost-efficient choice compared to other materials.

3. Quick Installation

Unlike some other paving materials, asphalt driveways can be installed relatively quickly. With a team of experienced professionals, Greater Chicago Paving & Masonry ensures a seamless and swift installation process.

4. Smooth Surface

Asphalt provides a smooth and even surface, making your driving experience more comfortable and enjoyable. It also enhances the overall aesthetics of your property.

5. Enhances Curb Appeal

An asphalt driveway's sleek, black appearance adds a touch of elegance to your property. It boosts the curb appeal and leaves a lasting impression on visitors and passersby.

Choosing Greater Chicago Paving & Masonry

When entrusting the installation or repair of your asphalt driveway to a contractor, you need a reliable and experienced team. Greater Chicago Paving & Masonry is the go-to choice for several reasons.

  • Expertise and Experience: With years of experience in paving and masonry, our team has the knowledge and skills to deliver exceptional results.
  • Quality Materials: Greater Chicago Paving & Masonry prioritizes quality and only uses the finest materials for every project.
  • Superior Workmanship: Our skilled and dedicated professionals take pride in their work, ensuring that every project is executed with precision and attention to detail.
  • Customer Reviews and Testimonials: Don't just take our word for it. Our satisfied customers speak for themselves through positive reviews and testimonials.
  • Service Areas: We proudly serve Chicago, Illinois, and the surrounding areas, bringing top-notch paving and masonry services to our valued clients.

Services Offered

Asphalt Driveway Installation

Our team specializes in expertly installing asphalt driveways. We ensure a flawless installation process from site preparation to the final touches.

Asphalt Driveway Repairs

If your driveway shows signs of wear and tear, our team can handle repairs efficiently, restoring its functionality and appearance.

Asphalt Maintenance Services

Regular maintenance is key to extending the lifespan of your asphalt driveway. Our maintenance services keep your driveway in top shape throughout the years.

Our Process

  1. Initial Consultation: We begin by understanding your specific requirements and thoroughly assessing your property.
  2. Customized Solutions: Based on the consultation and assessment, we develop customized solutions that cater to your needs and budget.
  3. Efficient Project Management: Our team ensures efficient project management, adhering to timelines and delivering results promptly.
  4. Attention to Detail: We pay meticulous attention to every detail to guarantee a flawless outcome and exceed your expectations.

Frequently Asked Questions

Question 1: Can an asphalt driveway withstand harsh winter conditions?

Answer: Yes, asphalt driveways are designed to withstand harsh winter conditions. They can handle freezing temperatures, snow, and ice without significant damage when properly installed and maintained. Regular maintenance, such as seal coating and crack sealing, helps protect the driveway from the effects of winter weather.

Question 2: How often should I seal coat my asphalt driveway?

Answer: For optimal protection, it is recommended to seal coat an asphalt driveway every 2 to 5 years, depending on the level of wear and tear and the climate. Sealcoating helps prolong the driveway's life by preventing water penetration and UV damage.

Question 3: Can cracks in an asphalt driveway be repaired?

Answer: Yes, cracks in an asphalt driveway can be repaired. Prompt crack sealing is essential to prevent water from seeping into the cracks and causing further damage. Greater Chicago Paving & Masonry offers professional crack repair services to maintain the integrity of your driveway.

Question 4: How long does it take to install an asphalt driveway?

Answer: The installation process's duration depends on the driveway's size and weather conditions. In general, asphalt driveways can be installed within a few days, and with the expertise of Greater Chicago Paving & Masonry, you can expect a smooth and efficient installation.

Question 5: Is asphalt environmentally friendly?

Answer: Asphalt is considered an environmentally friendly paving material. It is a recyclable material, and reclaimed asphalt can be reused in new pavement. Additionally, asphalt's ability to reduce stormwater runoff makes it an eco-friendly driveway choice.


An asphalt driveway is an excellent investment that enhances the functionality and aesthetics of your property. Greater Chicago Paving & Masonry is a reliable, experienced contractor to bring your vision to life. With a focus on quality, expertise, and customer satisfaction, our team is committed to delivering outstanding paving and masonry services in Chicago, Illinois, and the surrounding areas. Contact us today to transform your property with a beautiful, durable asphalt driveway.