2017

To Pave With Asphalt Or Concrete

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When you decide that you want to have your driveway paved, it is most likely because you are sick of the dirt road beating up your car. Paved driveways are also going to cut the amount of dust that makes it into your garage, and increase the curb appeal of your home. Simply put, paving your driveway is a great idea. However, it can be hard to pick which material to use.…

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3 Guidelines To Care Of Your Pavement Parking Lot

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Whenever you are seeking the best service for your parking lot maintenance, you’ll need to understand some of the best ways to keep up with your lot. By applying a few guidelines for the care of your commercial pavement, you’ll get a beautiful parking lot that serves your customers. To this end, make sure that you read the tips in this article, in order to get the most from your property.…

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Tips To Help You Install And Maintain A Long-Lasting Asphalt Pavement

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Installing and maintaining your home’s asphalt driveway can help your driveway last as long as possible, which can be up to 35 years. Installing your driveway and keeping it well-maintained can help your home’s exterior look nice in your yard and also help save you money in having to repair your asphalt pavement earlier. Here are some tips to help you install and maintain a well-kept asphalt driveway. Prepare the Foundation…

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Protect Your Pavement From Sun Damage

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The sun is a good thing. Not only is it a beautiful sight, but it provides heat and can even provide a nice tan. Unfortunately, it doesn’t stop thereā€”for a paved parking lot, the sun isn’t so complementary. The powerful UVB and UVA rays from the sun can damage asphalt, drying it out and inducing premature cracking and fading. Knowing how to protect your parking lot is important. Sealing When the paved surface was first installed, you likely had a seal coat application applied.…

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Why Asphalt Is Used So Often

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If you are looking to pave your driveway, you really have a couple of choices. There are people that will tell you to save money and just put down gravel, but gravel is not a long-term solution because it eventually gets pushed out of the way and can cause ruts in your driveway. The only real options are concrete and asphalt. You may notice that the roads you constantly drive on will be built from either of these two materials.…

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Why Fall Is The Perfect Time To Consider Having Your Parking Lot Cracks Filled

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If you have cracks in your parking lot, you will want to hire a paving contractor to fill those cracks. Cracks in asphalt are caused by a number of things, including the ground shifting below the asphalt, water seeping into the surface and natural settling. However, while cracks are normal, they can expand and grow if they are not filled in. A small crack can turn into a large pothole that requires more extensive repair or can cause your asphalt surface to need to be resurfaced or replaced sooner.…

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Guidelines For Buying A Retaining Wall

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If you are ever interested in upgrading your landscape, buying a retaining wall might be just what you need. An asphalt and paving contractor will help you to install any sort of retaining wall that you would like, to specification. If this is something that you’d like to learn more about, read the tips below and contact some contractors that can assist you.  Research retaining walls and find a contractor that can install them…

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Understanding When And Why To Seal Coat Your Driveway Or Parking Lot

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If you have a paved driveway or parking area at your home or business, maintaining it is important and seal coating is an important part of that. The better you maintain, the longer it will last and even though you have to spend a little money every year, it will save you repair expenses over the long run. If you are not sure what maintenance you need, you can hire a paving contractor to come in and inspect the driveway or lot and help you decide what is needed.…

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The Steps An Asphalt Paving Expert Takes When Patching Asphalt

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If your asphalt surface, such as a driveway or private road, has a large crack or pothole in it, you will want the asphalt to be patched. If you fail to have it patched, the crack or pothole can grow, ruining more of your asphalt surface. If the hole or crack becomes too large, patching may not be an option. Instead, resurfacing the asphalt may be the only choice. As such, it is important to have these problems corrected in a timely manner.…

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