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James Martin Associates

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badger70 wrote:
How do the blue stone chips adhere to the asphalt driveway? - How do the blue stone chips adhere to the asphalt driveway and also how do the chips weather Illinois winters? Thanks
   Comment   March 17, 2014
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A tar slurry is sprayed on the asphalt before the bluestone chips are installed. The chips will need occasional raking though the year, and top-dressed with new chips every 2-3 years. During the winter snow plows must be raised so that they don't scrape away the chips.
March 17, 2014 at 6:21am   
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badger70
Thank you very much. I already have an asphalt driveway and want to update it with blue stone chips. You mention using a tar slurry and then the chips. I read that you need to put 12 inches of gravel first then the blues stone chips. This seems a bit too much for my driveway would be raised a foot. Since I already have an existing asphalt can I do as you said to add the tar slurry and then The blue chips? How many inches of blue chips would be suggested?
March 17, 2014 at 12:59pm   
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MaryKay Welsh wrote:
What is the driveway material
   Comment   February 3, 2014
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The darker paver in the foreground is a concrete paver from Unilock called Courtstone. The banding is a granite from Coldspring Quarry, and the arc of the driveway is crushed bluestone laid on an asphalt sub-base.
February 4, 2014 at 6:46am   
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MaryKay Welsh
Thanks for the answer.
February 4, 2014 at 7:28am   
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jolouis wrote:
Trees in front yard? - jolouis What are the red trees either side of the bench? I love this front yard - so classic and pretty!
   Comment   September 6, 2013
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The center of the driveway is bluestone chips laid on top of a asphalt sub-base
September 24, 2013 at 8:58am     
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cassy42
Thank you.
September 24, 2013 at 12:13pm   
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drewn wrote:
Hello, what is the size of the driveway arc and how far is the home from the road? Thanks
   Comment   October 25, 2012
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drewn
Thanks for the quick reply ..One last question would this type of stone paving hold up in the snow especially with Snow removal with plows and such equipment
November 2, 2012 at 12:50pm   
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jolouis
What are the red trees either side of the bench? I love this front yard - so classic and pretty!
September 5, 2013 at 2:30pm   
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