How to Measure and Estimate for an Asphalt Driveway Paving Service

This video demonstrates how to measure straight surfaces and estimate uneven areas when paving a driveway. The asphalt driveway paving service will use a measuring wheel or chalk line and tape to measure the size. They will use these measurements to estimate the material quantities required for your project and the cost of their service.

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When estimating how much asphalt you'll need, you must consider more than just the length of the driveway. Also, keep in mind the width of the area that needs to be paved along with any entrances and exits on either side of the path. The easiest way to calculate the square footage of your driveway is by measuring its length and width. You can do this with a tape measure or use a laser distance measurer for more accuracy. If you're working on an existing concrete driveway, measure from the outer edge of each wheel track to the opposite edge. When calculating how much asphalt is needed, the asphalt driveway paving service will consider any intersections or curves in your driveway. From the measurements, you can determine the total area. To get the cost of the asphalt driveway paving service, multiply the totals by the price per foot.