The Many Color Choices of Asphalt Paving



ABOUT ASPHALT PAVING AND ITS COLOR SELECTIONS

Asphalt Paving is mainly seen on suburban streets, highways, car parks, driveways, and bike trails. Asphalt is a durable, weather resistant material and is used mainly on roads, car parks, and path ways. It is also a cost effective material, and can be fixed quite easily if damaged. Keep in mind that poor maintenance and heavy traffic will require the Asphalt to be removed and replaced. This is a simple process which involves the affected area to be removed, and the asphalt recycled to be reused again.

Colored Asphalt Pavement

Asphalt Paving is generally found to be black and grey in color. However, several colors can be used to change the appearance of plain old boring, black and grey. Even your existing Asphalt paved driveway can be rejuvenated with many types of patterns and colors.

Color Options

Like stamped concrete, Asphalt Paving can be produced in any type of color. Asphalt is primarily made up of bitumen, sand, and rocks. This mixture usually produces a dark color. So there are 2 different types of machines that can be used to add color.

Here is a list of some color suggestions for Asphalt Paving:

  • Chocolate Brown
  • Smokey Grey
  • Brown Brick
  • Pale Terracotta
  • Slate Green
  • Pure White
  • Red Rose
  • Sandy Sand
Asphalt Colors and Stamping
Color Selection

Asphalt Driveway Asphalt Paving can be used around your home. The costs involved are not anything like using brick pavers or stamped concrete. So, when selecting a color, for your driveway or sidewalk, remember that it is the most focal point when entering your property, so chooses a color that will compliment:

1. The color of your home.

2. The surrounding gardens.

3. The type of surroundings you live in.

4. Any existing colored walkways, example carport etc.

Color Maintenance

Asphalt Pavement colors can wear out quite rapidly. The wearing out is usually caused by heavy foot traffic, poor maintenance, heavy road traffic, and bicycles. This is where high maintenance may be required. Maintaining the colored area is not a costly exercise and can be done quite simply. It consists of the worn out colored area being removed and then being replaced with hot mix asphalt and the color desired.

Asphalt Roads