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Fri, Jun. 21, 2019
repairing road

Building on the previous post, there are many different types and styles of asphalt repair.  These articles are here to give you an insight into how asphalt jobs are approached and the different methods of fixing problems. 

Here is the second installment of potential asphalt repair specifications:

  • R&R Asphalt (Remove and Replace Asphalt): The perimeter area of the asphalt mat to be removed and replaced will be fully cut, and the old asphaltic...
Wed, Jun. 19, 2019
Street Sweeper cleaning up

Have you ever been to a city, part of town, or neighborhood that had the most unattractive and dirty roads? You probably felt uncomfortable and regardless of the natural beauty of the town, you probably were too busy focused on the trash that was piling up on the side of the road or even in the middle of the road.

Unfortunately, there are many places that don’t realize how important it is to keep their streets clean. Not only does keeping the streets clean make the town look nice and...

Sat, Jun. 15, 2019
repairing roadway

When it comes to asphalt repair, it may seem pretty upfront and simple.  Just fix it.  Well, that's similar to telling an auto mechanic to 'just fix it'.  There could be any one of many different methods or actions needed to fix the problem for both vehicles and asphalt. 

Here is the first installment of potential asphalt repair specifications:

  • Skin Patch: C-mix is manufactured by local paving plants, which is a sand/asphalt oil mix, without any...

Thu, Apr. 25, 2019
Parking Lot plan

Do you have a parking lot budget? The chances are, you're focused on budgeting for your company's other needs--but the truth is that preparing for parking lot problems, updates, or changes is a savvy choice. That way, you don't end up struggling with unexpected costs. Here's how to create a parking lot budget.

Protecting the Parking Lot

Commercial parking lots don't necessarily...

Mon, Apr. 15, 2019
Resurfacing Asphalt

Concrete is a popular choice for all kinds of construction jobs. Whether it's a floor, a sidewalk, or a whole parking lot, plenty of people rely on concrete every day--but what happens when concrete becomes cracked and worn? Well, that's where asphalt comes in.

Why Resurface?

Although concrete is a fairly reliable choice for many jobs, it doesn't last forever. Eventually, concrete will begin showing signs of failure, including:

  • Staining
  • Cracks...
Wed, Mar. 27, 2019
Newly Paved Parking Lot

Managing a business location or another kind of property that welcomes the public can come with its share of headaches. The state of the exterior of your property, especially the parking lot, can be one of these reoccurring problems. Paving the lot with asphalt is a great way to prevent these issues before they can take hold and keep the outside of the property looking great.

Asphalt is Aesthetically Pleasing and Practical

An asphalt surface isn't just aesthetically pleasing...

Fri, Mar. 22, 2019
seal coating asphalt cul de sac

Asphalt is a versatile substance that creates great streets, driveways, parking lots and more. However, it can be damaged over time as it is subjected to the elements. Constant exposure to rain, ice, and harsh sunlight can cause cracks as well as crumbling over time. That's why asphalt must be treated with sealcoating.

Damage to Asphalt

When asphalt is subjected to direct sunlight each day, it can get dried out....

Mon, Feb. 25, 2019
Parking lot with new markings and cars

In many ways, your business parking lot is as important as your building. A well-maintained parking lot adds aesthetic value to your building and grounds and gives customers and employees a safe place to park. A parking lot that's cracked, stained, or showing other signs of deterioration sends a message, and it's not a good one.

If you're adding a new parking lot or upgrading an existing one, here's a look at why asphalt...

Sat, Feb. 23, 2019
Boise Parking Lot

Treasure Valley, What Really Runs Off a Parking Lot?

1. Sediments

Dirt and sediments will build up in parking lots over time.  There are many different causes of sediment build up.  Asphalt, concrete, and sealers, all release small sand particles caused from traffic and water erosion that will eventually build up in a parking lot. Dirt and sand are like compound interest.  The more you have, the more it will produce.  Dirt and sand are abrasive materials that will erode...

Mon, Feb. 18, 2019
Winter Pavement Services

While it's critical any time of the year to keep your commercial property safe for visitors, winter requires special consideration. A lack of attention to winter safety could have catastrophic consequences for your business. Here's how professional winter services can help you protect your customers and your business.

Keep Your Customers Safe

You work hard to keep your floors clear of tripping and slipping hazards year around. You...

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