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Should Concrete Be Removed Before Asphalt Paving?

If your existing concrete driveway, parking lot, or road is showing signs of wear and tear, it might be time for an upgrade. Although concrete and asphalt both contain gravel and sand, the main difference between the two is what binds the mixtures together.  Cement, the adhesive used in concrete, creates a rigid surface that, [...]

April 21st, 2021|Asphalt|0 Comments

How to Remove Asphalt Stains

Asphalt always looks great when it is first laid down. It’s dark black, smooth, and unblemished. But over time it can develop stains from vehicle fluids, leaves, and other debris. This is bound to happen from time to time. But the good news is that asphalt is easy to clean.  Here’s how to remove asphalt [...]

February 28th, 2021|Asphalt Maintenance|0 Comments

Why Sealcoating Asphalt is Important

Do you have an asphalt driveway, walkway, or parking lot? When new, asphalt is striking with its deep black color and smooth surface. But how do you keep it that way?  You’ve seen the way asphalt fades to gray and develops cracks and bumps over time. This natural deterioration can be avoided with regular asphalt [...]

February 28th, 2021|Asphalt|0 Comments

Choosing the Best Asphalt Paving Contractor in Your Area

Learn how to find the best asphalt paving company in your area.

October 23rd, 2020|Asphalt Contractor|0 Comments

Asphalt Repairs: How to Budget for Them

Near the end of every year, many people start to reflect on the projects they completed during that year, the unexpected expenses they faced, and the work they will need to have done in the following year. If you foresee asphalt repairs in the near future, you might be wondering how to plan a realistic budget for them. Here is what you need to know. […]

October 23rd, 2020|Asphalt Repair|0 Comments

When Is the Best Time of Year to Repair Your Driveway?

If you need to pave or repair your driveway, it is understandable that you prefer to do the job right away. A driveway in poor condition is unsightly and rough, and existing damage can worsen over time. However, paving or making repairs at the wrong time of year can prove to be an expensive mistake. Major repairs and new paving should only be done during the late spring and summer months, though emergency patching can be done at any time. Here is what you should know. […]

October 19th, 2020|Driveway Repair|0 Comments

Benefits of Asphalt Paving

Made from aggregates such as gravel, sand, or crushed rock, and glued together with a binder known as bitumen, asphalt is an excellent solution for driveways, parking lots, roads, and similar applications. Yet many people do not know much about this highly useful material. Here are 10 things you should know about asphalt. […]

October 19th, 2020|Asphalt Paving|0 Comments

How Asphalt Paving Can Improve Curb Appeal

Learn how to improve your property's curb appeal with asphalt paving.

September 23rd, 2020|Asphalt Driveway|0 Comments

How to Keep Your Asphalt Looking New

Get tips on how to keep your asphalt looking new from Topwest Asphalt, a leading asphalt contractor in Abbotsford.

July 22nd, 2020|Asphalt Protection|0 Comments

7 Questions to Ask Potential Contractors

Choosing a reliable asphalt contractor can be challenging, but it is incredibly important. While a high-quality, professional job can last for decades, substandard work can begin to fall apart in as little as two years. Fortunately, taking the time to thoroughly interview potential contractors can help to ensure that you hire the best. Price is [...]

April 1st, 2020|Asphalt Contractor|0 Comments