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Asphalt Driveway reviews in Louisville

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I have a very large and steep driveway.
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used weadeaters and blowers to clean the drive, used hot mix professional equipment to fill the cracks. The next day they put down a heavily sanded sealer so that i have good traction in winter. They scrubbed it in with brooms. On day three they put down a top coat. There is not a drop of the sealer on my sidewalk or retaining wall. The owner wiped his feet before walking on THE GRASS! Very conscientious and the owner supervised his men closely. They also power washed a large composite deck for me under this contract. The deck was moldly and they got it clean without strong chemicals. Superb work, and you'll see by my other reviews that I'm not easy to please.


- Hillary B.
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I asked for an estimate through Angie's List.
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contacted me and had an estimate in my mail box the next day. After getting a couple more estimates (which were much lower) from companys that were not prompt and not very professional, I decided to go with
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. I just decided you get what you pay for. I called
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to get a better idea of what I was getting for my money. He answered all my questions and scheduled the date, called me before arriving,and showed up when they said they would. I believe they did a very good job. The work looks neat, they took care not to slop seal coat on plants and sidewalks. My only complaint would be that there was an Angie's Deal offered for $140 ($360 value) and when I called
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, to see if buying this Angie's Deal would save me money on the seal coat part of my driveway work, he said that I would not be able to use it because I was having other driveway repair work done. I still do not understand why the deal could not have been used on 1000 sq ft.(the
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.area the deal covered) of the seal coating that was being done.
- Gary M.
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Part of the driveway was covered under an Angie's List coupon, but the driveway was over the coupon square footage, so we paid the difference. Cost was reasonable. Cracks up to a 1/4" were included in the cost, though they were sealed over, not filled in first. The
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looked great after it was finished. They came on time, were courteous and finished the job quickly. However, it has only been 8 months, and weeds have already grown through the cracks. Next time we would try to find a provider whose
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lasts longer.
- Benjamin G.
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1/5 of the sealer came up after the winter. Granted it was a cold winter, but it pealed up like paint. 2 of the patched areas came up. I had another company come out in June 2014 and the product looks far superior and it was for less money
- Kenneth F C.
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The first resealing performed did not meet my expectations, and Mr.
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resealed my driveway a second time at no additional charge.
He was courteous, professional, and was truly concerned with my satisfaction.
I will look forward to using his service in another 2 years.
- Steven G.
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This company is terrific. First they did a terrific job on repaving our driveway. We got 3 bids, and they were the most reasonable for this major project. Then we had them back to seal the driveway after about year. it looks great. They sealed the few small cracks that developed over the harsh winter we had and then put down a heavy coat of sealant over the entire surface. I would recommend them highly to anyone who needs a driveway paved, repaved or sealed.
- David F.
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I was contacted promptly and an appointment was set up. They showed up on time and were flexible when a brief rainstorm forced them to suspend work and come back later in the day. Everything was clearly explained to me before and during the process and my driveway looks terrific. Very professional and personable -- I would recommend
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highly.
- Janet P.
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This company is what is wrong with service providers today. This used to be a great company, one of the highest reviewed asphalt companies in Louisville, but now its under new leadership and sadly is being run into the ground. Check some of the other reviews about no call backs for estimates and other issues, if they wont call back for an estimate good luck getting the work done on time. I for one and sick of people buying respected names and then running them into the ground while taking in as much cash as possible. I hired this company to repave a driveway which sounds
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enough, but the following review will give a brief oversight into the next 2 years of my life with these people. I do want to be very clear, this will be a brief version of events. At the end the owner and I have exchanged over 150 emails, 20+ voice calls in which most are recorded and 3 in person meetings all of which are recorded, in one of the recordings he openly admits fault for the bad install not to mention we had a written contract for the repair work. All of this ultimately ended in a lawsuit in
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County courts. Please take my horror story and avoid this place at all costs, there are so many better choices in Louisville than this group at the same prices.
One thing my wife wanted to make sure I wrote about near the top before most people stop reading this lengthy review was a statement the partners made during one of our meetings. I made a comment after a few options were laid out in front of me that I wanted to go over them with my wife before making a decision, their response was "What a joke, why would you need to speak to her first? I followed up asking why that seemed strange and in return I got a harsh comment about how women didn't have a place in these types of decisions. I wont type exactly what they said due to extremely harsh phrasing, but it changed our opinion of them from that moment forward. I believe my wife has equal say in our house, she works and contributes money and time into the upkeep of our house and believe that deserves a bit of respect. Keep in mind when this happened we were already months in and not happy with each other, there is no reason to assume if you are women he will disrespect you to your face while writing a quote, just know before hand what he really thinks about you. He is very behind the times. Lets move on
Lets take a quick look at all the issues that are mentioned in the contact for repair. Waving uneven finish, crooked and fragile edges, they ran asphalt over all my landscape bricks ruining them and 100's of pits larger than my thumb. Every issue began within the first month.
It started in Aug '12 with a quote, everything seemed fine and out of the three we got they seemed to the best choice. They were late the day of the install by nearly 3 hours, they workers left trash and pieces of materials for the job in the yard which fell on my shoulders to clean up. The install looked ok the first day but noticed the edges weren't straight but rather looked wavy, didnt think to much of it. The next week we stayed off of it while it cured and hardened but the first time I drove on it I realized it was seriously flawed, it was unever all over. As I drive over it I can feel the car moving back and forth like my tires were out of balance. We made a call over to the company which took multiple days to get a call back, I explained the issue and was told someone would come out to look at it. Days later someone showed up when i specifically said I WOULDN'T be there, the return call came shortly explaining how perfect the install was. I explained I wanted to be there and they did make another trip out, but once in person the
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was different. I showed them everything including the crooked edges and they ultimately agreed to repave the whole driveway, I was shocked but that excitement would be short lived. A few weeks later all of the edges started cracking all the way around the driveway, in some areas so bad I could take a huge section out and see they overlapped my yard instead of just staying on the old asphalt. I called the owner and explained the findings and he said he would take care of it when they repaved. Everything so far is perfect. I even explained in our first face to face meeting that I wasn't upset about the issues as long as they get resolved and he seemed very appreciative and kind about it. We wrote up a new contract for the replacement and he went on his way.
This is where our problems started
Shortly after our agreements were done, his partner (
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) called and started tearing me apart over the phone about how much this was going to cost to repair, he went on for close to 10 minutes. After that call I knew we were in trouble, I immediately called the owner (
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) and explained what happened but he all of the sudden sounded like we was on
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side. I told him we had already agreed on the repairs and we had it in writing plus I made a voice recording of the meeting as I do with most of my meetings. He said he would honor it and that was that. They made one more trip out to my house, I got to meet
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at this one. To no ones surprise be blew up at me at my house, I clearly told him to calm down or get off my property and he calmed down.
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was not on board with repaving the whole driveway, he just wanted to patch the worst spots. I was very clear the contract was signed and done and it wasn't up for debate, the whole driveway does need full replacement and I didn't want a new driveway to have patched spots everywhere. I hope I'm not alone on this, I paid for new I want new, not patched and bandaged.
Over the next 10-11 months were full of "missed" appointments and arguing from them on the work they felt they should do, but I stuck to my guns and our written contract on what the expectation was and pushed forward, patching was never going to be an option. Finally after 13 months I said I want my money back, the new driveway or we are going to court. after that 13 months the driveway was alot worse then when all this started, and I was starting to get really upset. His response was "i'll see you in court, get the ball rolling". At this point I assumed he thought I was joking, but I am a man of my word. I ventured into my first lawsuit with a friend\lawyer to explore options, I handed over all my recordings, emails, photos and the contract. He took a few days to review it all (150emails\20-25recording), he recommended moving forward. We sent him one letter still giving him the opportunity to do the right thing and make good on his word, he did not. We filled a lawsuit the following week.
The lawsuit has been horrible, its my first time dealing with this so I didn't quite know what to expect. He would promise us a settlement offer then it never showed, he delayed two different court dates ultimately holding this up for one year since our file date. The day before our trial date, my lawyer got a call from his and he settled out of court. I don't know if I can disclose the actually amount, but we were happy. We got all of our money and fees back, it took 2 years and a whole lot of patience but I feel great, its a weight that has been on my shoulders for a while and it's almost over. You may be wondering why I say almost? We settles 18 days ago, he had 10 to pay... We don't have a check yet. Even after everything, offering a settlement and us accepting he still refuses to pay. Just a crook
There is alot more to the story, this was a brief as I could make it. Please learn from this. don't pick this company. ADC used to be a great asphalt company, but this new owner just doesn't care. I will be following up with angies list and my lawyer over the next week or two and if its allowed I will update my review with the court information, if anyone would like to see it. The owner is a liar and cheat and will openly deny all of this, but depositions don't lie and neither does physical proof. I will also be following up to see if I can post a link for anyone to access the email\photos\audio recordings for further verification of my story. This place used to be great, now its ran by crooks... you have been warned.
Angieslist needs to reevaluate this company now that its under new leadership, I trusted this company because angieslist told me I could and they have an angieslist award on their website, but its clear they are riding on the coat tails of the previous owners quality for work. ANGIE if you can hear me, please reevaluate this place, in no way should they have one of your service stars on their website or yours. I pay money to this site to feel like I am making a safe decision but it makes me wonder if I can trust Angieslist anymore. This place at best is a D- under the new owners guidance.
Edit: I spoke with my lawyer and for now he believes the review by itself without releasing court documents and other physical evidence from the case would be premature, but it is legal to do. So for now, I will leave this just as a review with a few pictures but if he comes on here and calls me a liar or says any part of story is untrue I will make another update with everything I have that was used against him in the case audio\all of the pictures\contract and of course the court case number and any other identifying information. A real man would reply with a true apology for everything he put us through, but my guess is he will bury himself further. I hope i don't have to make any more updates, I never wanted it to come to this but I was left without a choice.
- Matt I.
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The workmen were very good, and did an outstanding and through job. I was impressed that they sealed the cracks in the driveway before applying the seal coat. The driveway has never looked this good.
- Louis R.
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Came out to give an estimate and were double everyone else. Went over the exact services desired and obtained quote.
Decided to contract with them because they promised top of line service and that they would be professional. Took off work on a Friday and they came out to do work. When they came out they were going to do less than promised. In order to do the job that they promised, they said they needed more money. WHAT A BAIT AND SWITCH!! Then they started to refer to the contract where they did not put items that were required to be done on. So between our discussion and the formal bid all of 10 minutes, important items were left off. If you deal with them, which I do not recommend, make sure everything they tell you in the "sales pitch" is on the contract. Otherwise, they will try to bait you also!
- Donna H.
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All Asphalt Driveway Contractors in Louisville, KY

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A and S Contractors, LLC

333701 E.890 Rd.
Wellston, OK

Affordable Builders

522 Emery Rd
Louisville, KY

ASPHALT DRIVEWAYS COMPANY

4629 Astor Rd
Louisville, KY

Bid Rite Paving

PO Box 68
Hillview, KY

Bid-Rite Paving

190 Kings Lake Dr
Shepherdsville, KY

Big B & Sons Blacktopping

604 helm ln
Mount Washington,

blacktopping

5159 hwy 44 e
Shepherdsville, KY

Cain's Paving

11984 Highway 44
West Point, KY

CAPITAL PAVING

424 E Main St Ste 4
La Grange, KY

CARDINAL CLEANING

301 LEYTON AVE
Louisville, KY

Down To Earth

210 Fountain St
Shepherdsville, KY

Driveway Man

2730 Hancock Chapel Rd NW
Depauw, IN

FARIS DRIVEWAY GRAVEL & TOP

7926 COUNTY LINE RD
Sellersburg, IN

Harlan Corporation

Floyds Knobs, IN

HYDROMAX INC

4050 TOWER RD
Louisville, KY

J & R Construction Services Inc

633 West Main Street
Lexington, KY

Jim Reynolds Asphalt Sealcoating LLC

1253 S Floyd St
Louisville, KY

KAUFMAN AND SONS

114 N 11TH ST
Louisville, KY

Lewellyn's Blacktop Sealing

11101 SR 60
Sellersburg, IN

LIBS PAVING CO INC

7001 ATKINS RD
Floyds Knobs, IN

LOUISVILLE PAVING CO

1801 PAYNE ST
Louisville, KY

LOUISVILLE SEALCOAT CO INC

4610 SCHUFF AVE
Louisville, KY

Luther's Paving

5713 Budd Rd
New Albany, IN

Matrix Construction LLC

1215 Manitau Ave
Louisville, KY

Messer's Pressure Washing

1112 Foxfire Rd.
Bardstown, KY

OHIO VALLEY ASPHALT

PO BOX 470
Carrollton, KY

OPC Pest Control

5800 Poplar Level Rd
Louisville, KY

Outdoor Learning Maps

949 Fairview Ave
Bowling Green, OH

Paradigm Concrete Design

14115 Hickory Hills Trl
Louisville, KY

POWER-TECH PRESSURE CLEANING

9505 YELLOW PINE CT
Louisville, KY

Property Services Of Louisville Llc

8203 Kerry Rd
Louisville, KY

River City Landscaping LLC

Sheperdsville, KY

Scotts Handyman Service

4811 Palma Rd
Louisville, KY

ServiceMaster Restoration by Kast

610 Mt Tabor Rd
New Albany, IN

ServiceMaster Restoration by Kast

610 Mt Tabor Rd
New Albany, IN

STRIEGEL PAVING

6575 SAINT MARYS RD
Floyds Knobs, IN

Warmzone

12637 S 265 W Suite 100
Draper, UT

Wingham Paving Inc

6802 Decker Ln
Charlestown, IN

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