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4 Ways to Protect Your Asphalt Against a Storm

In both summer and winter, severe weather is a fact of life. While properly laid asphalt is durable and relatively weather-resistant, big storms could spell big problems if there are any existing issues. Before a storm hits, take the time to make sure your asphalt is ready for the onslaught. Here are 4 ways to [...]

March 10th, 2020|Asphalt Maintenance|0 Comments

5 Tips for Hiring an Asphalt Contractor

An asphalt driveway, road, or parking lot is a significant investment. With routine maintenance, properly installed asphalt can last 35 years or more. A poor quality job, however, may begin to deteriorate within the first two years. Hiring someone to repair or replace substandard asphalt is often more expensive than simply having the job done [...]

March 5th, 2020|Asphalt Contractor|0 Comments

6 Benefits of Sealcoating Asphalt

Do you have an asphalt driveway or parking lot? If so, periodically sealcoating your asphalt is recommended. While asphalt is a solid, durable surface, it is still susceptible to damage from a variety of sources. Sealcoating protects your asphalt from such damage, prolonging the life of your surface. Consider these 6 Benefits of sealcoating your asphalt driveway. […]

February 21st, 2020|Asphalt Sealing|0 Comments

4 Tips to Help Your Asphalt Driveway Last

Asphalt driveways normally last for about 20 years. However, the way you treat them can make them last a bit longer or, if they are mistreated, significantly reduce their lifespan. To maximize the life of your asphalt driveway, follow these four simple tips. […]

February 11th, 2020|Asphalt Protection|0 Comments

How to Protect Asphalt and Maximize Your Investment

Whether you are interested in a new driveway or a municipal road, asphalt is a major investment. With regular care and maintenance, it can last for 20 or more years. However, asphalt that is not maintained can easily fall victim to cracking, potholes, and eventual failure. Here is how you can protect your asphalt and maximize your investment. […]

January 27th, 2020|Asphalt Protection|0 Comments

How to Prepare Your Asphalt for Winter

It’s that time of year again. Cold nights and chilly mornings are still giving way to afternoon warmth, but with Thanksgiving over and Christmas on the way, it is just a matter of time before we settle in for another frigid winter. Winter can be tough on asphalt, but taking a few precautions now can help to protect your driveway or parking lot through the long, cold months. […]

January 22nd, 2020|Asphalt|0 Comments

Fall Asphalt Maintenance Checklist

In the fall, the weather begins to cool and can lead to many changes around your home or business. While many people are checking their houses to ensure that everything is ready for the winter, most people forget to check their driveways or parking lots. If they are made out of asphalt, then the fall [...]

January 8th, 2020|Asphalt Maintenance|0 Comments

Asphalt Parking Lot Repair for Colleges: Things to Consider

College campuses play host to hundreds, thousands, or tens of thousands of students, depending on size. A constant stream of car, bike, and foot traffic from students, faculty members, and visitors can wreak havoc if careful and ongoing maintenance is not performed. Yet careful planning is vital, as no campus can afford to just shut [...]

December 2nd, 2019|Asphalt Maintenance|0 Comments

Winter Conditions and Their Affect on Asphalt

Freezing, wet weather can have a dramatic impact on asphalt driveways, roads, parking lots, and other surfaces. Without proper planning and maintenance, your asphalt can easily fall victim to Canada’s winters, dramatically shortening its useful life. Fortunately, understanding how winter weather can affect asphalt, and making a proactive plan ahead of time, can help to ensure that your asphalt survives even our most challenging winter conditions. Here is what you need to know. […]

October 30th, 2019|Asphalt|0 Comments

Why Should I Pave My Gravel Driveway?

If you have a gravel driveway, you are already aware of its advantages. Gravel is inexpensive and it can take a beating, making it a good choice for rugged applications. However, gravel also has a number of significant drawbacks. Paving your driveway can cut down on maintenance, create curb appeal, and make it much easier [...]

October 24th, 2019|Driveway Repair|0 Comments