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Everything You Should Know About Heated Driveways

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We all want to be safe, but it’s also important to be comfortable. When you’re home, in the car, or at work, having a heated driveway can make a huge difference. But how much does it cost?

How Much Does A Heated Driveway Cost

The cost of a heated driveway depends on several factors, including the size and location of your property. However, if you are looking at purchasing a new heated driveway and want to get an idea of what to expect in terms of the price range, here are some things you should consider:

  • The size of your home or business
  • The type of heating system you choose (pipes vs tubes)
  • The location where you want it installed

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Installation Method

There are two ways to install a heated driveway:

  • Driveway installation method 1: Repair or replacement. This method involves removing your existing concrete and laying down a new, heat-conducting concrete base. The heating element is then added, and the drive is ready for traffic.
  • Driveway installation method 2: Heated asphalt overlay (HASOL). In this case, the old surface of your driveway is removed and replaced with an insulating layer of asphalt.

Heated Driveway Maintenance Costs

The cost of maintaining your heated driveway depends on the system you use. If it’s a traditional electric heating system, it may require daily checks to ensure that everything is working correctly. You must check the heating cables in particular because they can become damaged by snow or ice accumulation.

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Repair Or Replacement

If your driveway is already in need of repair, the cost of repair will be more than the cost of replacement if you have to replace the whole driveway. This is because a new asphalt driveway is much more expensive than simply repairing a patch on an existing one. You may pay as little as $1 per square foot for repairs compared to up to $7 per square foot for resurfacing your entire driveway with new asphalt.

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The revolutionary dual-effect Safe Paw compound has a liquid component that immediately melts ice and a traction agent that prevents slips, making the surface safe for walking. Safe Paw also draws heat, directing the sun’s beams to resistant ice areas to aid in their efficient melting. 

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Conclusion

The most profitable approach to get rid of the ice and snow on your driveway is to use a chemical-free ice melt solution like Safe Paw. It rapidly melts ice and prevents slips and falls. 

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