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This company offers driveway paving, asphalt sealing, decorative concrete and stamped concrete as well asconcrete restoration services.

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Reason for Rating

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Factors that lowered the rating for Virginia Driveway, LLC include:

  • Length of time business has been operating

Factors that raised the rating for Virginia Driveway, LLC include:

  • Complaint volume filed with BBB for business of this size.
  • Response to 3 complaint(s) filed against business.
  • Resolution of complaint(s) filed against business.
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Customer Complaints Summary Read complaint details

3 complaints closed with BBB in last 3 years | 2 closed in last 12 months
Complaint Type Total Closed Complaints
Advertising/Sales Issues 0
Billing/Collection Issues 1
Delivery Issues 0
Guarantee/Warranty Issues 0
Problems with Product/Service 2
Total Closed Complaints 3

Customer Reviews Summary Read customer reviews

0 Customer Reviews on Virginia Driveway, LLC
Customer Experience Total Customer Reviews
Positive Experience 0
Neutral Experience 0
Negative Experience 0
Total Customer Reviews 0

Additional Information

BBB file opened: June 08, 2012 Business started: 11/10/2011 in VA Business incorporated: 11/10/2011 in VA
Licensing, Bonding or Registration

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State Corporation Commission
P.O. Box 1197, Richmond VA 23218
Phone Number: (804) 371-9733
Fax Number: (804) 371-9211

3600 West Broad Street, Richmond VA 23230-4917
Phone Number: (804) 367-8500
Fax Number: 804-367-2475

Roanoke City Business License

Phone Number: (540) 853-2524

Type of Entity

Limited Liability Company (LLC)

Business Management
Mr. Richard Koehler , Owner
Contact Information
Principal: Mr. Richard Koehler , Owner
Business Category


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Additional Locations

  • 2235 Colonial Avenue, SW

    Roanoke, VA 24015

  • P.O. Box 8265

    Roanoke, VA 24014 (540) 520-0635


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Complaint Detail(s)

9/24/2014 Problems with Product/Service | Read Complaint Details

Additional Notes

Complaint: Contracted to remove, replace and expand existing driveway. Estimate specified that the job would include a 6 inch base of 21A stone then install 2.5 inches of SM 9.5 asphalt on top of the stone, to be compacted with roller to a thickness of 2 inches of asphalt. They did not deliver the thickness of asphalt that was paid for and promised in estimate. Job completed on 6/3/14, the next day reported to owner, ******* ******* that there was a line of dirt embedded the full length of the driveway due to lack of thickness in asphalt, no edging on sides, and a visible hole could be seen. A worker came out patched to hole, touched up the edges, but told us the line would go away overtime. Informed owner as of 8/11/14 the line of dirt is spreading and the driveway looks like it's 4 years old, not 2 months. Now grass is growing through the asphalt & sinking at the bottom, was told he would fix the sinking & seal the entire driveway at no cost the week of 8/18/14. No communication or resolution. Did not receive products paid for and promised. Breach of contract.

Desired Settlement: Full refund or completely replace driveway at the specifications promised, with no cutting back on products before winter 2014 nsets in.

Business Response: Virginia Driveway fully executed this contract and in no way cut any corners whatsoever.  The thickness of 2.5" was achieved and compacted to 2 inches.  The dirt that appeared on the driveway came from dirt on the roller and in no way came from the base stone due to lack of thickness.  The edging on the sides with the visible hole was from the homeowner driving off the side of the driveway.  Upon inspection, we could see the tire marks. On all our contracts, we specify that we are not responsible for vegetation growth.  We do use a very potent weed killer before we pave, but it does not always prevent grass from growing through news asphalt. When the owner of Virginia Driveway questioned Mrs. ********* about the "no communication or resolution", she said that maybe she and her husband were not on the same page.  Since the owner spoke with her, Virginia Driveway fixed the cracks in the asphalt from vehicles driving over the edge and sealed to fix the dirt, which would have come off eventually. Virginia Driveway always takes care of its customers 100%.

Consumer Response: I have reviewed the response made by the business in reference to complaint ID ******** and find that this resolution would be satisfactory to me.  I will wait for the business to perform this action and, if it does, will consider this complaint resolved. Regards, ****** *********

BBB's Final Determination: Consumer accepted resolution offered by the business.

9/17/2014 Billing/Collection Issues | Read Complaint Details

Additional Notes

Complaint: I had my driveway sealed and the price we agreed on was $150. I called after the work was performed and spoke with ******* who processed my payment over the phone. She took my number and told me $150 would be charged to my card. When I received my credit card statement the charge was $155.25. I called ******* and asked her why. She told me that this was due to tak. I questioned this because the tax rat in Virginia is 5.3% and this variance is 3.5%. She said it was a tax from the credit card company and the owner put it on there. I explained that I wasn't told about this fee and it was not authorized. She said she would have the owner call me and the owner did not call me.

Desired Settlement: I would like a refund for the unauthorized amount of $5.25 and an explanation/apology of why I was billed more than what was agreed and why my call was not returned.

Business Response: $6 has been refunded to consumer.

Consumer Response: I have reviewed the response made by the business in reference to complaint ID ********, and find that this resolution would be satisfactory to me.  I will wait for the business to perform this action and, if it does, will consider this complaint resolved. Regards, **** ******

BBB's Final Determination: Consumer accepted resolution offered by the business.

10/19/2012 Problems with Product/Service | Read Complaint Details

Additional Notes

Complaint: Received a quote from ***** ******,Virginia Driveway,on 4/21/12 for $800, to fill in all cracks in driveway and reseal driveway. According to Mr. ******, none of the cracks would be visible once the repairs were made and sealing completed.Work was performed on 6/21/12. Mr. ****** was paid in full on 6/22/12. By 6/23/12 the filler inserted into driveway cracks had sunken and separated. I contacted Mr. ******, who reveiwed the work performed, with his boss, who agreed the work would require repeating as the wrong filler was used, and the workers used were new to the job.Numerous calls to Mr. ****** have been made resulting in promises to schedule the rework, which has not occurred.Additional calls have been unanswered.On 8/20/12 Mr. ****** was informed that if the rework was not completed by 8/24/12, a claim would be made to the BBB and that I would expected a full refund.

Desired Settlement: Full refund, in cash.

Business Response: Mr. ***** ****** called and stated he has spoken with the consumer and made arranagements to come and walk through the project  to determine what needs to be done  and will come on October 15 and do the job.  

BBB's Final Determination: Business offered a resolution. Consumer did not pursue further with BBB and the matter was assumed to be resolved