20 Apr

Best Uses for Asphalt and Concrete?

Best Uses for Asphalt and Concrete?

Best Uses for Asphalt and Concrete?

Asphalt and concrete are both great paving materials. Between the two, they offer paving solutions for almost every imaginable situation. However, each material has areas where it excels along with weaknesses, so you should assess each paving project independently to determine which one is best.

In this post, we’ll discuss the best uses for asphalt and concrete as paving materials and factors to consider. Read More

10 Apr

Tips On Parking Lot Maintenance

Tips On Parking Lot Maintenance

Tips On Parking Lot Maintenance

Running a brick-and-mortar business requires more than just maintaining the building…you have to keep the parking lot in good shape as well. A parking lot in disrepair can repel customers faster than the smell of a rotten egg. No one wants to deal with possibly damaging their vehicle or tripping and falling over damaged and broken asphalt.

In this post, we’ll go over our top tips for maintaining your business’ parking lot so that it gives your potential customers the best impression possible before they even walk in the door. Read More

20 Mar

What is Asphalt Stabilization?

Asphalt StabilizationYou can’t just dump fresh asphalt on the ground and expect it to level itself out into a durable and smooth surface. There’s a lot of preparation that goes into laying an asphalt surface before even one drop is poured. One of the most important steps is asphalt stabilization.

Asphalt stabilization is the process of preparing the ground to be topped with an asphalt surface. Asphalt stabilization falls into two main categories – physical and chemical. Read More

10 Mar

Preventative Maintenance on Asphalt

Preventative MaintenancePreventative Maintenance on Asphalt

Now that you’ve laid down your new asphalt driveway, parking lot, or roadway, you want to keep it looking it’s very best. Preventative maintenance is the only way to ensure that your asphalt surface will stay smooth and safe for decades to come.

There are three levels of preventative maintenance that we recommend for all asphalt surfaces – patching, seal coating, and resurfacing.  Read More

20 Feb

The Importance of Asphalt Restoration

Asphalt RestorationWhen you spend thousands of dollars on laying a new asphalt surface at home or at your business, you want to do everything possible to keep it in great condition. That’s why performing routine preventative maintenance is so important. By completing regular asphalt maintenance, you will:

  • Save money by prolonging the life of the asphalt
  • Save time by not having to find and schedule an asphalt contractor to completely restore your existing asphalt
  • Prevent the stress of having to live or do business without a dedicated parking lot

Asphalt restoration and maintenance are much easier than removing and replacing an entire asphalt surface due to unrepaired damage. The steps to routine asphalt maintenance include: Read More

10 Feb

Why Is Asphalt Temperature so Important?

Asphalt TemperatureWhy Is Asphalt Temperature so Important?

There’s a reason you don’t see contractors paving asphalt surfaces in extreme temperatures, whether hot or cold. Extreme temperatures can cause the asphalt mixture to improperly cool and harden, leaving:

  • Weak spots
  • Consistency issues
  • Water infiltration
  • Rough surfaces

This ultimately leads to having to replace asphalt much sooner than expected, which can add a serious financial strain on a new homeowner or business. That’s why it is so important to get the temperature right when mixing, pouring, and smoothing out asphalt surfaces. 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 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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