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kauaibob

09:24PM | 04/05/04
Member Since: 04/05/04
2 lifetime posts
i am moving to a new place in the country and it has an incredibly steep driveway. i plan on parking at the top of it and walking down, but need some good ideas of how to make it safer to even walk down without falling. i am going to put up a handrail but am thinking of something like speed bumps to help keep a grip. anyone got any good ideas??

mahalo for your help!

treebeard

08:15AM | 04/06/04
Member Since: 01/14/03
264 lifetime posts
If it's that steep, you might consider building a stairway along the side of the driveway from top to bottom. There's little that can affordably resolve your problem with the driveway itself. If simply walking down the driveway will present problems, think about those times when your hands are full of groceries, etc.


devildog

08:58AM | 04/06/04
Member Since: 09/16/02
250 lifetime posts
Are you in Hawaii? Or just dreamin of being in Kauai? If so you aren't worried about ice. If you can't afford the stairs like treebeard suggested, what about a paint. I think they sell something with a grit in it and you could probably get it in any color to match the driveway. You may want to post under the subject paint if this is a possible solution.

Just an idea,

Devildog




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