Your driveway needs to be attractive and durable. The most common driveway materials are
The coice of material depends on a number of factors, including size. More material is needed to pave a long driveway, which means more expense at a high-cost material. So large driveways are often paved with gravel, which is generally more affordable.
Expensive paving materials, including cobblestones are usually kept for the margins, meaning decorative bands or borders. Most households opt for asfphalt or concrete for the 80-90% of the square footage.
Surface material that will allow rain water to runn off and back into the soil is also critically important when considering a driveway or patio renovation.