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Thu, Jun. 08, 2017
Boise Paving

Taking care of pavement is something that continues for the entirety of your ownership over the property. Do not overlook the importance of maintaining your pavement surfaces. While it may be tempting to skip repairs to save money, you will cost yourself much more over time.

How to Keep Your Pavement in Top Shape

1. Proactively Fix Potholes

First of all, what causes potholes? The simple answer is the expansion and contraction of water. To...

Thu, May. 11, 2017
Boise Pavers

When it comes to taking care of a driveway, there's a lot to learn. You have to come up with a regular maintenance plan, identify problems with the asphalt itself, analyze possible outside risks like improper drainage, and, last but not least, know when it's time to take action. There's one more step beyond that, that: knowing what action to take. Today, our Boise pavers will explain one option--resurfacing--and when it needs to be done.

The Basics

There are a lot...

Mon, May. 08, 2017
Boise Paving

When it comes to making your business look as good on the outside as it works on the inside, it can be hard to know what to do. One of the best ways is to take care of your parking lot the same way you take care of your customers.

Parking Lot Love

The truth is that we tend to overlook parking lots in favor of more important details, but a clean, safe, comfortable parking lot can make a huge difference in customer satisfaction and first impressions. The first step...

Thu, Apr. 27, 2017
Boise Pavers

It's been a particularly long, cold winter for us. All that snow piled up for so long, and then all of the melting water running down the asphalt--it's been a tiring winter indeed! Now that spring is here, it's time to take care of your driveway by starting on some maintenance and take advantage of the best time to sealcoat: May.

The Importance of Maintenance

There are a lot of things you can do to keep your driveway looking attractive and usable for a long time to...

Wed, Apr. 12, 2017
Boise Paving

You don't need to know a lot to take good care of your concrete, but it can be helpful to brush up on your concrete facts. Our Boise paving experts know what's most important to store in your knowledge bank so that you can protect and maintain your parking lot or driveway, and they've compiled answers to the most frequently asked questions.

The Basics of Concrete

Concrete is created when a variety of ingredients are combined, including cement, water, and...

Mon, Mar. 27, 2017
Boise Pavers

When it comes time to make big-ticket repairs on your asphalt, you have some options. Unfortunately, those options aren't always clear-cut, and each choice has a specific set of situations that it works best with--so how do you know what's best for your asphalt at this point in its lifespan? Let our Boise pavers explain!

The Life of Asphalt

Even though it might seem this way, asphalt really doesn't last forever. With a regular maintenance plan and an...

Mon, Mar. 20, 2017
Boise Paving

When we think about asphalt, we tend to think about something permanent--something that remains strong and untouched by weather, traffic, or time, and can do its job with little to no maintenance. In truth, asphalt is strong and reliable, but it needs help to keep it safe, long-lasting, and trustworthy. One problem that asphalt faces are cracking, which can be a bigger issue than you might think.

Cracking

Asphalt can crack for many reasons, which is why...

Thu, Mar. 02, 2017
Boise Pavers

Of all the things you worry about when it comes to your company, "proper parking lot drainage" probably doesn't rank very high on the list. The truth, though, is that this is one concern that's worth your time. That's because pavement drainage can actually impact your company in big ways, from accessibility to safety to avoiding costly issues--so our Boise pavers have put together all the info you need to know.

The Truth About Drainage

To illustrate how crucial...

Thu, Feb. 16, 2017
Accessible Parking Sign

Your parking lot is, in many ways, the real entryway to your business. It welcomes customers, potential and long-lasting alike, as well as your loyal employees. It provides the crucial first impression that sets up the high expectations for your service. And, most importantly, it provides a safe and accessible journey from car to door, and it provides this to everyone--without excluding those who have additional accessibility needs.

Why You Need Accessible Stalls...

Wed, Jan. 25, 2017
Idaho asphalt

Asphalt in Idaho faces a lot of unique challenges, but one universal issue is the infamous pothole. No matter where you go, there will always be asphalt covered in potholes--and not only is this dangerous, it can also reflect badly on the company responsible for keeping the asphalt safe to walk and drive on. Make sure your asphalt is as top-notch as your company--take care of those potholes!

A Crash-Course in Potholes

Why are potholes such a big deal? Well, to...

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