If you're considering ways to enhance your property, you should think about adding an asphalt walkway. This practical, long-lasting paved path can make your yard more enjoyable and provide a host of other benefits for family members and guests. Here's a closer look at why you should get a new walkway.

What Are the Advantages of an Asphalt Walkway?

1. Convenience

A walkway will allow you to cross through your yard without damaging the grass or dirtying your feet. This can be particularly helpful if you’ve recently planted grass seed or other plants, or after heavy rains leave the soil spongy and muddy. Additionally, guests and delivery personnel won’t have to walk around your driveway to reach your front door or risk harming your landscaping.

2. Safety


Crossing a lawn can be especially hazardous for certain individuals, including small children, seniors, and those wearing high heels. Hidden low spots in the landscaping can quickly lead to twisted ankles and trips and falls. A well-defined asphalt path can help people cross your yard quickly, and the smooth, even surface can prevent injuries.

3. Appearance

A walkway leading to your front door will be one of the first features visitors will notice when they arrive at your property. This hardscape can make your house seem more inviting and create a uniform, well-kept appearance. You can even create a custom design to add a unique visual aspect to your property. Additionally, a walkway can make the home more appealing to potential buyers if you decide to sell.


If you’re ready to enhance your property with a durable, appealing asphalt walkway, contact L.J. Beausoleil in East Providence, RI. Since 1967, this family-owned and -operated paving contractor has proudly served residents throughout Rhode Island, northern Massachusetts, and southern Connecticut. They'll ensure your new walkway is durable and meets your specifications. Visit their website to learn more about their services, or call (401) 596-4980 to request a free estimate.