Wed, Jan. 15, 2020
Aerial view of asphalting construction works with commercial repair equipment

If you want to have some commercial paving done but aren't sure where to start, worry no more--this is your quick, easy guide to choosing the right company to be your "partner in pavement." Let's find out how to make sure you're working with the experts!

Questions to Ask Before 

Not all paving companies are created equal. Some are innocent--for example, new companies that lack the experience, equipment, or the workforce to get a large-scale commercial job done...

Tue, Dec. 10, 2019
Empty parking lot with faded lines, showing signs of wear

It's not always easy to diagnose parking lot problems. After all, a lot of people--companies and customers alike--tend to take the humble parking lot for granted. That's why we're taking the time to bring attention to one parking lot pain that can do a lot of damage: fading parking lot striping.

3 Signs it's Time to Repaint 

To anyone who's never had to manage a parking lot before, the whole thing might seem simple--but that's not always the case. After all, you...

Thu, Nov. 14, 2019
man seal coat spraying asphalt

Asphalt is the often-unappreciated "first impression" of any business. Many people don't even realize they're making judgments just based on the parking lot, but it's a common occurrence. That means you want your asphalt to be safe, attractive, and functional. Luckily, that's where commercial asphalt repair and sealcoating come in!

What is Sealcoating?

Sealcoating is a pretty big part of...

Wed, Oct. 16, 2019

Did you know that your company's pavement can be put to work, making you look professional, welcoming, and even hard-working? It's not as difficult as it sounds--as long as you have an excellent paving service and a few simple tips that is!

Simple Tips to Add Curb Appeal

Your pavement says a lot about your company overall. Sure, it doesn't spell out how efficient you are, how many clients you have, or what your prices are like. But it does send a message...

Mon, Sep. 30, 2019

We rely on roads more than we know. Every day, we battle traffic to get wherever we need to go, and then battle traffic to get back again--but it is because of roads that any of this is possible. We learn the names of roads, know where they're going, know which other roads they intersect and learn so much about how crowded they are that we know just which ones to avoid. These simple paths of asphalt decorated with white and yellow lines are important parts of daily life, but the thing is, we...

Wed, Sep. 11, 2019
asphalt paving

If your property includes a road or parking space that you are responsible for taking care of, sooner or later you will have to contemplate calling an asphalt paving service to maintain the surface. Once a roadway becomes chipped or torn up, it can cause hazardous damage to any vehicles that drive along it. Roads and parking lots will naturally need re-paving after years of traffic driving over them, but doing them too often can be a waste of resources. Knowing how often to pay an asphalt...

Mon, Aug. 19, 2019
Cracked asphalt with white line, paved street background or overlay

Many people don’t quite understand the difference between asphalt overlay and asphalt sealcoat, which is understandable; they have similar processes that are both used to upgrade and maintain your asphalt.

Asphalt Overlay

So what is asphalt overlay? Basically, it is a patch job done on your asphalt. An overlay is typically done when you start seeing cracking or potholes forming on your asphalt, but not damaged enough to need a full replacement. This process is done by coming...

Sun, Aug. 04, 2019
plant growing from broken asphalt

Asphalt is more sustainable then you might know. Take, for example, the fact that 93% of America’s paved roads are surfaced with asphalt. Asphalt has proven time and time again to be a green option for business and personal use for years now. We have gathered up some amazing environmental facts about asphalt that you might find interesting!

Eco-Benefits of Asphalt

  • The US recycles more...

Thu, Jul. 25, 2019
man walking in a parking lot that needs repair

Asphalt can be your best friend or your worst enemy--and sometimes, a little bit of repair and maintenance makes all the difference. One frustration you might have with your asphalt is the "sinking and heaving" problem--a parking lot that dips in one corner and/or lifts way too high in another, creating an uneven and unsafe surface. Let's find out what you can do to solve this problem!

The Thing About Asphalt

The thing about asphalt is that it's designed for high-...

Wed, Jun. 26, 2019
repairing asphalt

Now for the final installment of this educational series!  If you haven't read the first two posts, they contain other methods and styles of asphalt repair so you may want to skim over them. 

Here are four more types of asphalt repair methods:

  • Wedge Cut: Prior to overlaying, additional material depth often creates lips and drainage problems. Pavement Specialties will use the industry-standard of feathering the overlay or buildup down unless the...


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