Smith Landscaping is a landscape contracting company located in Beloit Ohio. Along with patios, fire pits, and other hardscape features, Smith Landscaping works on dozens of new driveway installations each year. Updating and redesigning your driveway can add a lot of curb appeal and functionality to your home, and it is a great investment! Contact us today to discuss all of the options.
We install paver driveways from several reputable paver manufacturers. The styles and design options are endless, please check out our gallery page for photos of recent projects, we look forward to discussing the choices with you.
Custom Driveway Landscaping Design & Installation
If you are looking to redesign or expand your existing driveway or have a completely new driveway created, our team is here to work with you.
After a brief conversation about your ideas, goals, and budget, we can provide a conceptual plan and proposal. Within a driveway design plan, we can also incorporate other hardscape features such as walkways, retaining walls, or a patio. Finally, Smith Landscaping can help with the design and installation of the landscape that ties it all together.
Frequently Asked Questions About Driveway Landscaping Services
When it comes to beautifying your driveway, there are many options to take into consideration. Let’s take a look at some frequently asked questions and get our general advice for driveway landscaping services offered in your area.
What is the cheapest type of driveway?
The cost of paving a paved driveway can be quite expensive, especially with asphalt driveways because asphalt is a petroleum product that must be replaced regularly and is therefore very expensive in the long run. Concrete Driveways on the other hand are much more affordable over time and are made from cement or stone that are placed on top of an underlying base of crushed gravel. These driveways do not have to be replaced as often because they are made of the same materials as asphalt ones, and thus can last for decades before needing to be replaced. Gravel Driveways is the lowest-cost driveway option and can be made out of natural gravel, but this gravel must be purchased very carefully because if it is not cut to the right shape, then it will not stay in place as it should. These types of gravel driveways are the cheapest driveway to buy and are often the option of choice for those who have limited budgets.
Regardless of which one you choose to do, having the answers to the question of what is the cheapest type of driveway is important if you are planning to install a new driveway on your property. If you want to calculate the actual cost of a driveway or even an asphalt driveway for that matter, you will need to look at the prices of various different companies to get an idea of what you are going to pay. Even after you have all the costs that are associated with different products, you still will not know what the best price is unless you get the answers to the questions above. It is important that you get the answers to these questions before you make any final decisions, especially if you want to make the best possible decision regarding your driveway’s maintenance and upkeep in the future.
How do I landscape my driveway?
If you have a concrete driveway, then you should know how to make them look as good as possible. To add some color to your landscape, you should add some flowers, bushes, and shrubs around the driveway that match the color scheme of your house. If you want a natural look, then you should landscape the area near your house, so that everything is looking as natural as possible. You can create a nice-looking pathway by using stones, bricks, and other natural materials near your house, and you can create a path between your house, which would look nice when there are plants along with it.
When you have an asphalt driveway, then you just need to rake it, fill it with gravel, and then put the grass on top of it. To do this properly, though, you should first create a regular planting area for the grass to grow in. And you should take the time to water the soil because this will help the grass to grow properly. Asphalt driveways are easy to landscape if you know how to do them correctly. All you would need are some buckets, some shovels, some brushes, some weed killers, some grass clippings, and maybe some plants. You will be able to landscape your driveway easily if you make sure that you do all of these things, and then you will be able to enjoy the results.
How do you landscape a gravel driveway?
How do you landscape a gravel driveway? There are also several methods that can be used in the process, from hand tilling to using a roller to spread the stones evenly across the surface. The one thing that is essential for any type of gravel driveway is that it be kept as natural looking as possible. To accomplish this, the stones should be arranged in such a way as to mimic a pea gravel driveway.
Cost is probably the single most important reason that homeowners turn to gravel as the material for their driveway’s base layer. It’s much cheaper than laying concrete or installing a new paved patio. This is especially important if the area being treated is an unusually large one or if a tight budget is involved. On top of that, gravel is easy to work with because it has a high compressive strength and it’s relatively easy to shape.
Gravel driveways can be made from a variety of different types of materials, including sand, stone and asphalt. Stones are the easiest to work with and are the most common, but they’re not always the best choice. In fact, many home and business owners opt for asphalt because it is extremely durable and extremely affordable.
Schedule a Driveway Design & Installation Consultation
If your property is in need of a driveway update in Northeast Ohio including Sale, Alliance, Canfield, Ravenna, and the surrounding counties, contact Smith Landscaping to speak with our team. We’re looking forward to working with you!