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How long does concrete driveway resurfacing last?
Monday, October 11, 2021
You can expect a resurfaced driveway finish to last 8 to 15 years, with an average of 12 years. Careful surface prep before applying the resurfacing material is the key to a long-lasting finish. Keeping the surface clean to avoid abrasion from walking on it and resealing about every 4 years also helps to extend the life. Further deterioration of the concrete under the finish and settlement of the slab itself will shorten the lifespan.
Go to our blog post What is the average lifespan of the parts of a house? for rating of other house components. To understand the basis, potential use, and limitations of lifespan ratings, see our blog post How accurate are the average life expectancy ratings of home components? Are they actually useful?
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