Cleanup driveway after excavation?

Discussion in 'Landscape Maintenance' started by Johnnyh55, Jun 28, 2019.

  1. Johnnyh55

    Johnnyh55 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 1

    I had my house excavated around the whole perimeter to replaced weeping tile and waterproof the foundation. There is clay left on the asphalt driveway and I would like to clean it as walking on it and having your shoes full of it is not pleasant. What would be the best tool to use for the job? Should I do it on a day when it;s try and use and Powerbroom? If so, would rubber paddles or bristles work best for the type of work on an asphalt driveway?
  2. Mumblingboutmowers

    Mumblingboutmowers LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 927

    They say that bristles are better for hard surfaces, but I've used my paddle broom on paved surfaces and it worked just fine. I have no idea how large your project is, but a shovel and a wheel barrow to clean up the heavy stuff, then a pressure washer may be sufficient.
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  3. Locke Lamora

    Locke Lamora LawnSite Member
    Male, from MA
    Messages: 124

    a hose.
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  4. MattCurbAppeal

    MattCurbAppeal LawnSite Member
    Messages: 27

    I would use a blower or a pressure washer depending on how thick. There honestly isn't any real insider hacks to cleaning dirt off your driveway.
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