Tar and Chip Driveway from Atlanta    Tar & Chip Paving, also known as Chipseal, is a cost effective, yet attractive, driveway paving option. The Tar & Chip method combines asphalt and stone to create a textured hard surface. The end result is a driveway that provides more texture, giving the look and feel of traditional gravel but is much stronger and durable and will blend with the natural surroundings.

Tar and Chip Driveway from Atlanta Tar & Chip Paving, also known as Chipseal, is a cost effective, yet attractive, driveway paving option. The Tar & Chip method combines asphalt and stone to create a textured hard surface. The end result is a driveway that provides more texture, giving the look and feel of traditional gravel but is much stronger and durable and will blend with the natural surroundings.

Tar and chip driveway. This has an upscale look with the cobblestone edging. The raised curbing will work great. And although I like the look of the triple border, I would imagine this will take some upkeep.

Tar and chip driveway. This has an upscale look with the cobblestone edging. The raised curbing will work great. And although I like the look of the triple border, I would imagine this will take some upkeep.

The granite cobblestone edging adds a distinctive look and keeps the chips out of the grass.

The granite cobblestone edging adds a distinctive look and keeps the chips out of the grass.

Closer look at this crushed granite driveway encircled by a concrete border.  "The designers favorite hardscape material, crushed granite appears throughout the garden, as 'chip seal' in the driveway and loosely compacted for patios and walkways in the rear."

Taking the Plunge on a Tar-and-Chip Driveway: Pros and Cons

Closer look at this crushed granite driveway encircled by a concrete border. "The designers favorite hardscape material, crushed granite appears throughout the garden, as 'chip seal' in the driveway and loosely compacted for patios and walkways in the rear."

Tar and chip driveway. This has an upscale look with the cobblestone edging. The raised curbing will work great. And although I like the look of the triple border, I would imagine this will take some upkeep.

Tar and chip driveway. This has an upscale look with the cobblestone edging. The raised curbing will work great. And although I like the look of the triple border, I would imagine this will take some upkeep.

In about a month or so we will come back and install an edge on the driveway with landscaping pavers or natural limestone.   For more information on where you can get a tar and chip driveway in the Chicagoland area check out our web site below:      #tarandchipdriveway

In about a month or so we will come back and install an edge on the driveway with landscaping pavers or natural limestone. For more information on where you can get a tar and chip driveway in the Chicagoland area check out our web site below: #tarandchipdriveway

Here is my driveway after it had been in for nine years. It still looks like the day it was installed. When was the last time you saw a brown gravel drive with this amount of character? If you want to see what it looks like today, go read my updated column on tar and chip driveways.

Here is my driveway after it had been in for nine years. It still looks like the day it was installed. When was the last time you saw a brown gravel drive with this amount of character? If you want to see what it looks like today, go read my updated column on tar and chip driveways.

I Heart My Tar & Chip Driveway

I Heart My Tar & Chip Driveway

Tar and chip driveway. This has an upscale look with the cobblestone edging. The raised curbing will work great. And although I like the look of the triple border, I would imagine this will take some upkeep.

Tar and chip driveway. This has an upscale look with the cobblestone edging. The raised curbing will work great. And although I like the look of the triple border, I would imagine this will take some upkeep.

howard slatkin - driveway with box hedge. Nice hardscape treatment..either loos stone or tar and chip. Looks like it is edged with concrete, but also Belgian Block could have been used.

howard slatkin - driveway with box hedge. Nice hardscape treatment..either loos stone or tar and chip. Looks like it is edged with concrete, but also Belgian Block could have been used.

beautiful macadam (tar & chip) driveway.  half the cost of asphalt and lasts 2x as long before needing resurfacing!

beautiful macadam (tar & chip) driveway. half the cost of asphalt and lasts 2x as long before needing resurfacing!

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