Chester Driveway Contractors

in Chester, VA

107
Driveway Contractors are
in Chester

19
Driveway Contractors in Chester
are top rated

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Rated by
Wesley M.
"Only contractor that replied in less than a week with an estimate. Price was less than city estimated the cost would be. Driveway was falling apart and drain in front of below grade" garage was not working correctly. The contractor gave a date to start but specified that weather could change the date. Work was started in the two week window the contractor gave at the time of signing the contract. Breaking up and removal of the existing concrete was done in one day and the work site was left neat. Once the city inspection was complete the pour was done the next day. The day after the pour the contractor show up and removed the forms and cleaned up the site. A drainage problem was corrected and water does not run into garage when it rains now. The contractor showed up at the time stated and all workers on the project were skilled craftsmen. Since the replacement the contractor has stopped by multiple times to check on the driveway and my satisfaction.
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Rated by
Lesley W.
"Broken concrete edges were removed as planned. Crew seemed conscientious and professional. Paving preparation began. Adjacent chain link fencing was taken down and polls were bent with" heavy equipment. Asphalt was poured with gaps near borders. A portion of the driveway was incomplete and there were visible dips and roller tracks. I called the owner who told me that I didn't know anything about asphalt and that the job wasn't complete and that it would be fine. The remainder was poured with smaller rock, which meant the two portions of the driveway didn't match. The side of the driveway opposite of the fence was very uneven with clumps of asphalt offering a 8" variation. The driveway butted up to a concrete carport where more of the original concrete edges needed repair. In addition, I had a lookalike wrought iron fence with gate between the carport and driveway. This was removed during paving but took 5-6 visits for it to be reinstalled correctly. The crew took it upon themselves to drill holes in the concrete carport and place it at a different location. When they put the chain link fence back up, the fencing wasn't attached to the support posts, so this became an issue as well. The pavement was so disheartening that I had another company (one who had given me a bid from the beginning) come take a look to see what could be done to fix the dips in the driveway and make it look like pavement. This person told me that he was 99% certain that the material used was binder and not topping. He also showed me where I would have water standing, and, sure enough, he was right. I was very disappointed and will never used this company again.
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Rated by
Jerry B.
"See previous comments. I am entirely satisfied with the work and effort provided by Mr
and I plan to use him again very shortly for another project.

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Angie's Answers

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If the state requires a contractor's license, then he needs to have a license in each state he intends to work in - plus state/local business licenses as applicable.

 

This does not mean there are not a lot of contractors who cross state lines without proper licensing - the penalties in may cases are not real severe and are just a fine, not criminal, so many take the chance.

 

As you say - argh  - many contractors are not really businessmen and have zero legal education, so many people get burned.

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To overlay,with proper adhesion so it does not peel off, you first need to prepare the surface - typically heavy watercutting or sandblasting for concrete over concrete, or high-pressure presure washing and an asphalt (NOT water based cutback) adhesion coat before asphalt overlay.

 

Because of the prep cost, a concrete overlay commonly costs more than just tearingit out and replacing it, and if you are replacing it due to cracking and breaking up those cracks will almost always propogate or "reflect" through the new layer too with concrete. Ditto with asphalt overlay, though using a crack-stopper fabric can reduce (but usually not eliminate) that.

 

If just repairing ice melt/freeze thaw deterioration, a cementatious epoxy overlay can be used, though its life is less (normally) than new concrete. Usually used for limited areas like garage area pad, not entire driveways.

 

Asphalt overlays over somewhat deteriorated concrete can work well,but if not prepared and high-pressure (about 5000 psi or higher) cleaned to remove ALL deteriorated material, they can peel off because they stuck to deteriorated loose material rather than sound concrete. Again, can cost as much for a 1-1/2 to 2 inch overlay as for a 3-4 inch full replacement by the time you are done, because the prep work is labor intensive.

 

Even if this is just a surficial deterioration issue, I would talk to several contractors (site visit) about alternatives and let them bid both an overlay and a replacement (or whichever options they are inclined to bid on), then after getting opinions from all three and bids for all options, make your decision. I am pretty confident that total replacement will be both the most recommended and the cheapest, at probably about $2-4/SF for asphalt or 4-6/SF for concrete - commonly nearer the lower than higher range for most jobs and locales. If the overlay and replacement cost is pretty close,I would go with the replacement because overlays over concrete are always somewhat iffy as to how long they will last, especially concrete overlays.

 

For cost comparison, except in extreme freeze-thaw country, you can figure a concrete drive will last about twice as long as an asphalt one.

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Concrete Driveway Installation And Repair reviews in Chester

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I interviewed
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Schifferly based on his Angie's List reviews along with two other concrete contractors for my driveway project. I hired him because he gives you a strong sense that you don't need to worry about how things will turn out because he knows what he is doing and he isn't going to charge you for the job until it is completely done......and done to your satisfaction. If you are experienced in working with contractors then you know how rare that has become. I can say having watched the whole time that
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Schifferly does quality work and does not cut any corners. Once again if you are experienced with contractors then you know that if you want quality work done by a reliable contractor then you can expect to pay a premium for it. I can say that the two other bids I received prior to meeting
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were about the same in price but the contractors did not inspire the same level of confidence that
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did. He did exactly what he said he would do and arrived each day early and worked late...even on Saturdays. He was even able to source the correct brick to match my existing brick so that my two driveways match perfectly even thought on of them is nearly 10 years old. I could tell that sourcing the brick intimidated the other two contractors but not
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gives daily feedback to his customer and makes sure that you are happy as each new phase progresses. Just a great experience in an area where great experiences are pretty hard to come by. I highly recommend him.
- Erin E.
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Removal was done quickly and foreman went over every detail of the job to be done. Adjustments were made to my preferences and even tho I was out of town they kept in contact with me of what was happening on the job site. The finish was great and I'm very please with the amount of work done and look.
- Jeanette S.
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This is a very professional company that does a great job. They are honest, hardworking, prompt and reasonably priced. I recommend without hesitation.
- brian S.
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There are communication hurdles as Mr
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doesn't read emails, at least not mine. After contacting him by phone he then saw my emails with details of what I wanted done. I wanted to meet with him but he stopped by and assessed the job without me there. Days later I got him on phone and he said he had sent me an estimate by email. He hadn't. He then sent me an estimate later that day. I replied that I was ok with the estimate but would like to meet with him on site cause I had a few questions to ask. He never responded. I them tried to contact him by phone twice more with no luck. After about a month of trying to make the job happen, I finally gave up, reluctantly.
- SERGEI N.
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Project went very, very well.
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was very easy to work with and did a terrific job. We live in Leisuretowne and it's hard getting responsible contractors sometimes. I'd use him in a heartbeat again should the need arise.
- Robert E T.
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Punctual in getting it done, however, did not pay is asphalt provider and
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was put our our house for the amount of money owed for asphalt. We ended up paying the
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and it took several months to get reimbursed and have this issue behind us.
- Marcella M.
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did an excellent job and the steps look brand new. He was on time, called when he said he would call and did the work at a reasonable cost. I would call him recommend him and would call on him again.
- Linda G.

All Driveway Contractors in Chester, VA

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A & J Home Remodeling

3212 South 13th Road
Arlington

A Notch Above Contracting Services LLC

12937 Carters Garden Dr
Chesterfield

A-1 Concrete Leveling Inc

2635 Steger Creek Rd
Powhatan

ADENAUER PAVING

14100 JEFFERSON DAVIS HWY
Chester

Adiches Concrete & Construction LLC

P.O. 1720 Midlothian VA
Midlothian

AK Utilities

310 Morton St

ALBERT'S PAVING

294 RUEBUCK RD
Clear Brook

ALL STAR PAVING

1000 Schroeder Road
Powhatan

Alpha Property Services LLC

404 Taswell Ave
Colonial Heights

Alphin and Associates LLC

22 Villa Ave
Gordonsville

AW Masonry And Restoration

101 Wren Rd
Richmond

B. R. Bowles LLC

PO Box 1313
Powhatan

Bell Hauling & Construction

4317 Three Bridge RD
Powhatan

Berkeley Design Group LLC

5317 Center St
Williamsburg

BEST SEALCOATING

4254 GREEN CEDAR LN
Richmond

Billy's & Sons power washing

5010 Deerfeild rd
Ruther Glen

BOSE CONSTRUCTION CO., LLC

10221 Krause Rd
Chesterfield

Bubbas Handyman Service

3803 Chamberlayne Avenue
Richmond

C&M Outlaws LLC

P.O. Box 34772
N Chesterfield

Cahaba Scapes

2130 11th avenue north

Cancun Landscaping

4698 Jericho Rd

CAPITAL CITY POWER WASHING

3002 Hungary Springs Road
Henrico

CLASS A GROUNDS MANAGEMENT

1500 New York Avenue
Glen Allen

Competence Inc

111 John Tyler Memorial Hwy
Henrico

ConcreteVA.com

Glen Allen

CREATIVE CONSTRUCTION & REMODELING

13609 Winterberry Ridge Road
Midlothian

CSC Construction Inc

16291 Hennessy Way
Montpelier

Curtis Home Improvements

18092 Pets Ln
Beaverdam

Customer Service Enterprise

6 maid marion circle
Newport News

DRIVEWAYS BY ROADMASTER PAVING & SEALING

11758 LINCOLNSHIRE CT
Glen Allen

EDWARD FOREST

10848 TUSCOLA DR
Chester

ELS Construction VA LLC

121 Wyck St
Richmond

Exterior Touch Inc.

12610 Waverly RD.

Fancy Green Lawncare LLC

6031 Jessup Road
North Chesterfield

Haley Builders, Inc.

10102 Whitesel Road
Ashland

Harrison Paving

2312 China Cat Terrace
Chester

Heartridge Builders, LLC

3105 Piney Slope Lane
Providence Forge

Home Maintenance Management, LLC

7600 Oster Dr
Richmond

Homescapes Ltd

8619 Telegraph Rd
Glen Allen

inSite Companies

1900 E Belt Blvd
Richmond

IQ Construction LLC

2707 Iverson Road
Midlothian

J & D Construction and Maintenance

304 S Brown Street
Blackstone

J Worden & Sons Paving LLC

6750 Jeff Davis Hwy
Richmond

J. E. Elliott, Inc.

6408 Crescent Pkwy
Richmond

JAMES RIVER CONTRACTOR INC

209C Hummel Ross Rd.
Hopewell

John Albert Furniture

249 Albert Farm Rd.
Monroe

JR Anderson, Inc. Concrete

9925 Kingussle Lane
N. Chesterfield

Kayton Jack T III DDS

315 Old Ivy Way
Charlottesville

Lawson Concrete Construction

664 Abbey Village Cir
Midlothian

LEE HY PAVING CORP

11800 LEWIS RD
Chester

Mark Morrison Paving

12507 Chester Grove Dr
Chester

Masonry Contractors

6412 Binns Ave
Richmond

McNeil Construction Group LLC.,

9601 Waterfowlflyway
Chesterfield

MID ATLANTIC ENTERPRISE, INC

3737 Strawberry Plains Rd
Williamsburg

Mike's Homes, Inc

Providence Forge

Nature's View Landscapes, LLC

12554 Woodstock Rd.
Glen Allen

One Son Contracting LLC

7000 Courthouse Rd
Providence Forge

OTG Custom Concrete Inc

2771 Anderson Hwy
Moseley

Outdoor Delight Landscaping

7804 Dalmain Dr.
Henrico

Pro-Seal

PO Box 213
Powhatan

Professional Design Group

338 Rexmoor Terrace
Richmond

Questar Builders LLC

3214 Sylvania Road
Chester

Reid Constructors LLC

PO Box 5243
Williamsburg

River City Wrap

3912 mill manor dr.
Midlothian

ROADRUNNER PAVING

13860 JEFFERSON DAVIS HWY
Chester

ROBBINS LANDSCAPING

1820 Ruffin Mill Circle
Colonial Heights

S & S PAVING

10450 Mattoax Lane
Amelia Court House

S & S PAVING INC

10450 MATTOAX LN
Amelia Court House

SafeWash Powerwash

1407 Westbury Knoll Ln
Midlothian

Seal Man

3906 Redbud Rd
Glen Allen

Sterling Unlimited

6116 Staples Mill Road
Henrico

The Honey Doers, LLC

17563 Tyler Station Rd.
Beaver Dam

The Whole 9 Yards, LLC

19714 Piedmont Ave
Colonial Heights

Top of the LIne Masonry, LLC

9291 Laurel Grove Road
Mechanicsville

Trademark Construction Services

PO Box 72721
Richmond

Tri-City Restoration

PO BOX 751
Chesterfield

TurnKey Painters

68 Dehaven Dr.
Richmond

Tyrrell Builders LLC

123 Main Street
Richmond

Virginia Powerwash

4060 Greyhound Ct
Midlothian

Warmzone

12637 S 265 W Suite 100

Wells & Daughters Con.

19501 englishwellsway

White Oak Landscaping & Grading LLC

P.O. Box 1776
Glen Allen

Xteriors Pavers, LLC

420 High St
Petersburg

Yard Solutions

923 Jefferson dr
Palmyra

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