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Fri, Oct. 23, 2020
commercial pavers

When it comes to commercial paving, you might have some big questions--why it's important, what it costs, and who is qualified to make it happen. Today, we'll tell you everything you need to know, and show you why it's a good idea to have the experts on your side!

The Basics

If you're looking to improve your company's first impressions and create a safe, comfortable experience for customers and employees alike, there's no better place to start than the parking lot...

Wed, Oct. 14, 2020
asphalt parking lot in disrepair

You walk into your parking lot one day and suddenly notice that it's full of cracks, potholes, and plain old ugly patches. Oh no! You don't want existing or potential customers to see your business looking like this. It's time for commercial asphalt 9-1-1!

Little Asphalt Problems to Look For

Here's the rule of thumb when it comes to your company's parking lot: if you're wondering whether it's time for...

Thu, Aug. 27, 2020
Asphalt driveway in front of an orange house with attached garage

Whether you're trying to sell your home or just want to update that old curb appeal, one thing's for certain: residential asphalt plays a huge role in a house's overall appearance. Here's everything you didn't know you needed to know about your driveway (and how to make it look better than ever).

The Why

Many homeowners think that they don't need to worry about asphalt paving and services; after...

Fri, Aug. 14, 2020
The international markings for a handicapped parking stall in a parking lot.

You have a lot of things to manage when it comes to your business--but does parking lot striping make the list? It certainly should! Today we'll take a closer look at parking lot striping, why it's important, and how to know when it's time to repaint.

Why Does it Matter?

You might think that, in the scheme of things, parking lot striping isn't such a big deal--but the truth is that it plays a...

Wed, Jul. 08, 2020
Close up details of industrial excavator working on construction site

While excavation simply means moving dirt from one place to another, it is a vital function of many projects in construction and waterway management. As this type of work requires technical expertise and very expensive, heavy equipment, excavation is not something that most companies can take on. Professional excavation contractors also carry the appropriate insurance to protect against any accidents. These are just a...

Fri, Apr. 17, 2020
crack in driveway, asphalt repair

Do you have an asphalt driveway or parking lot that needs a little TLC? Are you wondering whether it's best to resurface the asphalt or replace the whole thing? Worry no more--today we're here to help you weigh your options.

Protecting the Pavement

It pays to give your asphalt some attention. Safe, reliable, attractive driveways and parking lots are the results of a little TLC and a lot of vigilance. Catching small issues now can save you from giant issues in the...

Tue, Mar. 10, 2020
close up of a crack in the asphalt, weeds coming through an asphalt crack

When it comes to commercial asphalt, a little bit of maintenance goes a long way. It's better to know what to look for--and what to take care of--before a small problem becomes a tremendous, pricey repair job. Here are just a few tips to keep your commercial asphalt happy and healthy!

Being Proactive Pays

Remember that old saying, "An apple a day keeps the doctor away?" Well, the same concept is true when it comes to...

Thu, Feb. 20, 2020
Idaho Asphalt

When it comes to paving considerations for commercial or residential jobs, there are a few common questions.  Here at Pavement Specialties, we are more than willing to answer any questions you have.  Here are a few of the most common questions.

Having an investment in property usually means pavement is involved. The surrounding pavement of a building or land should be...

Sat, Feb. 01, 2020
Boise Parking Lot

Why Do I Need To Sweep My Parking Lot?

Have you ever asked yourself, “What is the first thing my customers see when they are driving by or pulling into my parking lot?”  Do they see a well-maintained parking lot that is clean and cosmetically pleasing? Shopping centers, office parks, and apartment complexes rely on sweeping to make a good first impression.

Parking lot sweeping is a must for your business if you want to ensure the best possible experience for your customers....

Mon, Jan. 20, 2020
car tire on road with potholes

There are times when avoiding damaged roads is impossible. These are typically areas where a pothole, broken or cracked pavement exists. Traveling on highways and streets drivers can sometimes dodge this damage. High traffic locations make it difficult to successfully drive around damage. General contractors around the country work to repair these problems. You may even see them on roadways working on these projects.

The Office of Highway Policy Information reported that travel on...

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