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The front drive to our house has a couple of nice potholes which were there
when we moved into the house. (Each time we viewed the property, the
previous owners had obviously parked their cars strategically to cover the
holes and the surveyor misseed them as well!) Anyway, I was wondering
roughly how much it would be to have the drive resurfaced using asphalt,
it's approx 15ft x 15ft?

Thanks

John


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On Sat, 05 Apr 2008 20:14:38 +0100, John wrote:

The front drive to our house has a couple of nice potholes which were there
when we moved into the house. (Each time we viewed the property, the
previous owners had obviously parked their cars strategically to cover the
holes and the surveyor misseed them as well!) Anyway, I was wondering
roughly how much it would be to have the drive resurfaced using asphalt,
it's approx 15ft x 15ft?

Thanks

John


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If the drive is generally in good condition you could fill the potholes
with bags of cold-set asphalt from Wickes etc. This works quite well for
fairly small areas.

If you want to resurface you might get by with a skim coat (about 1"
thick / 1/4" asphalt), and this can be OK for light domestic traffic. If
you want a proper full-scale job you would probably pay at least 30-00p
per square yard.

Avoid the gypsies - top price - appalling job!

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John wrote:
The front drive to our house has a couple of nice potholes which were
there when we moved into the house. (Each time we viewed the
property, the previous owners had obviously parked their cars
strategically to cover the holes and the surveyor misseed them as
well!) Anyway, I was wondering roughly how much it would be to have
the drive resurfaced using asphalt, it's approx 15ft x 15ft?



Hello there, I've just been doing a drive up the road and I've got a bit of
tarmac left that would fix your drive just fine. I had to change Mr Smith
1000 but seeing as I have a little bit left over I could fix yours just
fine for 250.


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John wrote:
The front drive to our house has a couple of nice potholes which were
there when we moved into the house. (Each time we viewed the
property, the previous owners had obviously parked their cars
strategically to cover the holes and the surveyor misseed them as
well!) Anyway, I was wondering roughly how much it would be to have
the drive resurfaced using asphalt, it's approx 15ft x 15ft?



Hello there, I've just been doing a drive up the road and I've got a bit
of tarmac left that would fix your drive just fine. I had to change Mr
Smith 1000 but seeing as I have a little bit left over I could fix yours
just fine for 250.


OI You get off my turf.

I'll do the job fer 50 and a packet of fags.
Proper rolled in as well with a proper garden roller and no muck left over.


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John wrote:
The front drive to our house has a couple of nice potholes which
were there when we moved into the house. (Each time we viewed the
property, the previous owners had obviously parked their cars
strategically to cover the holes and the surveyor misseed them as
well!) Anyway, I was wondering roughly how much it would be to have
the drive resurfaced using asphalt, it's approx 15ft x 15ft?



Hello there, I've just been doing a drive up the road and I've got a
bit of tarmac left that would fix your drive just fine. I had to
change Mr Smith 1000 but seeing as I have a little bit left over I
could fix yours just fine for 250.


OI You get off my turf.

I'll do the job fer 50 and a packet of fags.
Proper rolled in as well with a proper garden roller and no muck left
over.


John, if I was you, I wouldna be talking to RW. Did you see his roller, twas
just an airfilled plastic affair that my kids play with.




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On 6 Apr, 02:00, "Clot" wrote:
John wrote:
The front drive to our house has a couple of nice potholes which were
there when we moved into the house. (Each time we viewed the
property, the previous owners had obviously parked their cars
strategically to cover the holes and the surveyor misseed them as
well!) Anyway, I was wondering roughly how much it would be to have
the drive resurfaced using asphalt, it's approx 15ft x 15ft?


Hello there, I've just been doing a drive up the road and I've got a bit of
tarmac left that would fix your drive just fine. I had to change Mr Smith
1000 but seeing as I have a little bit left over I could fix yours just
fine for 250.


As one Gypsie said ... "I'll Tarmac to the cat!"

I remember viewing a house which the tarmac drive that had been badly
damaged by next door's tree roots and the owner had parked over the
damaged area. Fortunately we'd driven past several times previous
before viewing the inside and spotted it when the car wasn't there.
The inside was crap too as it happens, but they couldn't park a car
over that!

Have a look at www.pavingexpert.com or post in the forum over there.

I can tell you the response you'll get though; they'll tell you to
redo the lot as it'll look crap if you just fill the holes. They'd be
right too.
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