10 Jan

Do Not Delay in Fixing Potholes

Fixing PotholesDo Not Delay in Fixing Potholes

If you have potholes in your driveway, you may be considering waiting until warmer weather arrives to fix them. However, we cannot urge you enough to fix all potholes as soon as possible! 

Waiting for spring will almost surely lead to bigger problems. Delay in fixing potholes of your driveway is: Read More

20 Dec

Driveway: Asphalt or Concrete

Asphalt vs ConcreteDriveway: Asphalt or Concrete

If you’re installing a new driveway, you’ve probably wondered which paving material is the best to use. Asphalt or concrete. Both materials have their strengths and weaknesses, and the option that is best for you will depend on various factors.

Asphalt gives a traditional roadway appearance, while concrete is more updated and customizable. Both materials are known to do well in colder climates like ours here in Seattle, with proper maintenance. Water getting into cracks and freezing can be devastating to both materials, so regular and diligent upkeep is vital. Read More

10 Nov

New Driveway with Decorative Concrete

Decorative ConcreteNew Driveway with Decorative Concrete

There’s no doubt that as a paving and driveway material, concrete is a top-notch choice. Concrete is durable, affordable, and lasts a lifetime with proper care. But, it has always lacked the charisma that some more decorative driveway materials offer… until now!

Turn on your driveway’s charm with textured, patterned, and colored concrete options from Jireh Asphalt & Concrete in Seattle. We can make your driveway a showstopper with decorative concrete finishes that mimic opulent natural materials. Luxury paving finishes are no longer just for the ultra-rich. You’ll be amazed at how many styles and patterns we can do with our decorative concrete services! Read More

20 Oct

Patio Pavers Improve the Look of Your Home

Patio Pavers Improve the Look of Your HomePatio Pavers Improve the Look of Your Home

If you’re like most people, you want design elements that are both timeless and unique. With patio pavers, you can create a patio space that is one-of-a-kind and 100% you and will improve the look of your home. Patio pavers come in a variety of colors, shapes, textures, and patterns, so you’re sure to find a look that you absolutely love!

Here’s a few of our favorite ways to use patio pavers to enhance your home’s style: Read More

10 Oct

Should I Resurface or Replace Asphalt

Resurface or Replace AsphaltShould I Resurface or Replace Asphalt

Cracking in your asphalt driveway, parking lot, or walkways is inevitable. Most small cracks can be easily repaired with asphalt filler available from a home improvement store. However, asphalt owners must be diligent about patching damaged asphalt as soon as cracks appear to avoid more expensive repairs. Sealcoating asphalt regularly is also a very important, but often overlooked maintenance task. Read More

20 Sep

Concrete or Asphalt: Which is Right for You?

Concrete or AsphaltConcrete or Asphalt: Which is Right for You?

If you’re considering installing a new driveway, you’re probably trying to decide between concrete or asphalt, the two most common driveway materials.

Concrete and asphalt are both laid on a gravel substrate. The difference is in the adhesive: concrete uses cement, while asphalt uses tar.

Each material has its pros and cons, and it can be hard to know which is best for your unique situation. Climate, appearance, and budget are all varying factors in deciding which material to go with. Read More

10 Sep

Tips to Prepare Your Driveway for Winter

Tips to Prepare Your Driveway for WinterTips to Prepare Your Driveway for Winter

Cold weather is right around the corner, so now is the best time to prepare your driveway for winter. We’re no strangers to snow and ice here in Seattle, and both can wreak havoc on an asphalt or concrete driveway already battered from the summer heat.

During the fall, be sure to follow these tips to prepare your driveway for winter: Read More

20 Aug

Asphalt Sealcoating FAQs

Asphalt SealcoatingAsphalt Sealcoating FAQs

What is sealcoating?

Asphalt sealcoating is the process of covering an asphalt surface with a protective sealant to prevent oxidation of the asphalt’s binding agent due to exposure to the elements. The sealant is typically made of bituminous based products or acrylics.

  • What are the benefits of asphalt sealcoating?

    • Protection from the elements
    • Slip-resistant
    • Improved surface appearance
    • Extends asphalt life
    • Saves your money

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