Our driveway looks like a mosh pit

We have survived our first winter in the house! (guarantee as I say this I will be making it dump a pile of snow again-sorry Barrie dwellers)  As spring has been approaching and our current snow pile melting, we have discovered yet another thing to add to our home improvement list.  The driveway.  We already aren’t super fond of it as it is on a really odd angle, but we seem to have some drainage issues with it as well. Dang.  When we had a thaw a few weeks ago we noticed it a little bit, but as it got cold again it turned the driveway into a death trap. Garret wiped out once and we both had to slide into the cars to avoid falling several times as well.  Now that the big melt is here our driveway is disgusting:

Dirty mucky driveway (and my snazzy ride)

This gets tracked into the house like crazy

I don’t really know much about driveways, but I have a feeling that at some point later this spring/summer we will learn. I would like to do the open cell concrete cause it looks neat and I think it would help with drainage issues and not creating a heat island effect in the summer, but we have’t priced that yet so it could be out of budget range.  I do know we have to do something cause this is so yucky!

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3 thoughts on “Our driveway looks like a mosh pit

    • It would just make it worse! This ‘SOB’ is all gravel and dirt. So whatcha doing later this spring…wana come help us make a new driveway (yay so fun)

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