Fri, Apr. 26, 2013
Boise Parking Lot

For any type of road that needs an excellent surface, asphalt is a great option. Cement works well and lasts a long time but asphalt is more flexible and can do a better job in a lot of situations. There is no need to worry about the durability of a road when the right contractors are hired. With pavement services from Pavement Specialties, a person gets the appearance of high quality and modernization that any road or parking lot can give. 

There is no way a company can improve...

Fri, Jul. 27, 2012

What causes heat shimmers over hot pavement? 

On a hot summer day, the pavement absorbs an impressive amount of heat as it's in direct sunlight.  As the heat radiates away from the pavement, it heats up the layer of air right above that section of pavement.  The cool part is that air gets less dense as it gets hotter (think of hot air balloons).  The second part of this equation is that light travels differently through a medium (air in this case) depending on its density.


Sat, May. 26, 2012

The short answer is that yes, extended exposure to the sun can have a damaging effect on your pavement. 

The sun can cause damage because solar radiation contributes to asphalt cracking. It also has a bleaching effect on asphalt and can cause it to turn gray over time instead of the dark black it once started out as.   

You might be thinking that your pavement is always in the sun, and there isn't anything you can really do about it.  That is perfectly okay, you just need to be...

Sun, May. 20, 2012

As a commercial pavement and asphalt company, Pavement Specialties has taken care of many different customers from small residential jobs up to large commercial jobs like the Cabela's here in town.  If you ever want to see the quality of our work, just check out the Cabela's parking lot!

If you are considering paving services, it can help to know those past clients were treated well and given excellent service.  We strive to do just that, but don't take our word for it.  Here is an...


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