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3 Signs Of Asphalt Damage That You Should Worry About

June 5th, 2021|Asphalt, Asphalt Repair|

Asphalt has quickly become one of the most popular options for surface paving thanks to its durability, flexibility, and ease of installation, but that doesn’t mean it doesn’t require maintenance. If you’re seeing any of these signs of wear and tear in your asphalt, taking early corrective action can save you time and money further [...]

Why Asphalt Is The Best Solution For Commercial Parking Lots

June 5th, 2021|Asphalt, Parking Lot Maintenance|

Although concrete may have been the preferred material for pavement in years past, asphalt has recently become the go-to product when it comes to resurfacing roads, walkways, and even parking lots. Now, companies are ditching their old concrete lots in favor of this sleek new form of pavement. Here’s why many businesses are finding out [...]

Should Concrete Be Removed Before Asphalt Paving?

April 21st, 2021|Asphalt|

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, [...]

Why Sealcoating Asphalt is Important

February 28th, 2021|Asphalt|

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 [...]

How to Prepare Your Asphalt for Winter

January 22nd, 2020|Asphalt|

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. […]

Winter Conditions and Their Affect on Asphalt

October 30th, 2019|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. […]

6 Ways That Winter Weather Affects Asphalt

November 28th, 2018|Asphalt|

Cold, wet, winter weather can have drastic consequences on asphalt roads, driveways, parking lots, and more. Canada is known for its harsh winters, and without proper planning and maintenance, your asphalt is at risk for catastrophic failure. Fortunately, if you understand the ways in which winter weather affects asphalt and make a proactive plan, your [...]

5 Tips for Staying Safe When Working with Asphalt

July 11th, 2018|Asphalt, Asphalt Safety|

Working with asphalt can be a dangerous job, and we encourage all homeowners to leave it to the professionals. Even among properly trained and highly skilled crews, injuries and even deaths have occurred. If you are committed to doing your own asphalt work, though, you can minimize your risk of injury by following these tips. [...]

3 Ways That Seasonal Changes Affect Asphalt

July 11th, 2018|Asphalt|

Asphalt is durable and tough, but it does have its weaknesses. It is particularly susceptible to seasonal changes due to expansion and contraction. It is vital to prepare your asphalt for the changing seasons, and to seal, resurface, and repair it as needed to maximize its useful life. Here are 3 ways that seasonal changes [...]

6 Fun Facts About Asphalt

June 11th, 2018|Asphalt|

If you need a driveway, parking lot, or road, you have probably considered asphalt paving. Asphalt is a wonderful paving material because it is durable and can be laid smooth. Yet you may not have given thought to what asphalt actually is or where it comes from. Here are some fun facts about asphalt. Asphalt [...]