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What is the standard thickness of a residential concrete driveway?

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Question: What is the standard thickness of a residential concrete driveway?
Top Answer (87% of 56 votes): 4-6 inches.

Answer: 4-6 inches
Explanation: Don't forget the wire mesh......
JP Express Demolition & Excavation, Inc.
Answer: 4-6 inches
Explanation: We recommend 4000 psi w/ 6" is best for driveways, but mainly concrete is poured at 3500 psi 4 " thick. We also recommend using all natural sand that is not blended or man made in your mix from the concrete supplier. It cost a little more but you get what your paying for. Quality is better than additives or fillers.
TNT Concrete INC.
Answer: 4-6 inches
Explanation: Depending on the weight that will used on the driveway will be a key factor of thickness.
RP Enterprises
ProMatcher
Answer: 2-4 inches
Explanation: I'm not an expert in residential driveways but I was successful in calculating, pouring, and finishing my own driveway by hiring an expert who actually knew what he was doing. Thanks Ron!
COMMON SENSE FLOORING, INC.
Answer: 4-6 inches
Explanation: Concrete slab are pour at between 4-6 inches for regulation.
Treasure Coast Concrete Polishing
Answer: 6-8 inches
Explanation: I recommend 6" 3500PSI-4500PSI concrete slabs to all of my clients wanting to install a new driveway. It might be cheaper in the short run to install a 4" 3000PSI concrete pad, but a 6"-8" pad will last much longer.
Cronin Construction & Resource Management, LLC
ProMatcher
Answer: 4-6 inches
Explanation: This is the average thickness for driveways in these areas
Concrete Designs
Answer: 4-6 inches
Explanation: 2 inches just isn't gonna cut it with any kind of traffic on it
Phoenix concrete services inc.
Answer: 4-6 inches
Explanation: the least you would want to pour anything is 4"
caydens concrete restoration inc
ProMatcher
Answer: 4-6 inches
Explanation: Normal 4 is good enough. Anything other than that is just a waste of concrete other than low areas of course
SouthPac Construction
Answer: 2-4 inches
Explanation: Home builders are not going to spend more money than they have to when installing a driveway, they also do not allow enough curing time before allowing anything heavy on it. Thats why they crack after years of driving on them.
Charlton Team Home Renovations & Construction LLC.
Answer: 4-6 inches
Explanation: Place concrete at a minimum thickness of 4 inches. Increasing the thickness from 4 inches to 5 inches will add approximately 20% to your concrete cost, but will also boost your driveway's load-carrying capacity nearly 50%
Colorado Concrete
ProMatcher
Answer: 4-6 inches
Explanation: 4" is generally thick enough. If heavier vehicles will be parking on it then thicker is better.
A New Design Landscape & Stone, Inc.
Answer: 4-6 inches
Explanation: 4 inch of concrete with rebar on 24 inch centers each way supported with rebar chairs is a good driveway for cars and trucks . Thicker for trash trucks and rv's.
Concrete services
Answer: 4-6 inches
Explanation: Typical driveway is 4" minimum thickness.
BellPro Construction LLC
ProMatcher
Answer: 4-6 inches
Explanation: 4 inches is the bare minimum for a concrete driveway. Five or 6 inches is best with proper reinforcement embedded in the concrete .
New Age Construction
Answer: 4-6 inches
Explanation: 4 inches is standard
DIRTCO CONSTRUCTION
Answer: 4-6 inches
Explanation: Installing a concrete driveway should be 4 to 5 inches thick and all edges should be turned down at 6 to 7 inches thick all the way around the drivrway
Lals Concrete Company,LLC
ProMatcher
Answer: 4-6 inches
Explanation: sidewalks should be 4" driveways 6"
LPG,LLC
Answer: 2-4 inches
Explanation: Residential concrete driveways are typically 4"
Concrete & Beauty Design
Answer: 4-6 inches
Explanation: You could add fiber for strength
Garcias Concrete Service LLC,
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