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Mon, Dec. 18, 2017
Boise Pavers

Roadway pavements and parking lots continue to utilize asphalt pavement for its longevity and attractiveness. While you can expect asphalt to have a life expectancy of 25 years, it will have cracks that need repair. Read on to learn about preventative care and maintenance of your asphalt pavement.

1. Sealcoating

Sealcoating is a preventative measure against environmental harm. About three months after asphalt is poured you can apply sealcoating. This allows the...

Mon, Dec. 11, 2017
Boise Paving

Managing pavement comes with maintenance issues that most people don’t think about. When someone sees water in a parking lot, they are considering how or when it will go away, but for the owner of the property, it is a serious concern. Standing water can cause premature deterioration and cost money further down the line. Read on to learn more about what causes standing water and how you can fix it.

Causes of Standing Water

Standing water is dangerous for anyone...

Tue, Nov. 21, 2017
Boise Pavers

Last year, Boise had an intense winter. As the snow season approaches quickly, it’s important to know how to maintain your pavement in the winter.

About the Temperature

Temperatures changes cause asphalt to contract and expand. In winter this can be exasperated as snow falls, freezes, and thaws. Pavement cracks provide an entry for snow putting it at risk for cracks and potholes. When snow melts and...

Mon, Nov. 13, 2017
Pothole to fix

Putting off pavement repair on your property is tempting because it takes time and costs money. While this is true, fixing potholes before they become a more significant issue is a must. Here are three reasons you should tackle this pavement issue as soon as possible.

1. Potholes are a Safety Hazard

Potholes affect the safety of motorists and pedestrians alike....

Fri, Oct. 13, 2017
Boise Pavers

Creating asphalt concrete is not a simple task. A lot of consideration has to go into deciding which materials to use as well as the type of technique. Read on to understand why quality matters when it comes to asphalt.

What Is Asphalt

The primary use of asphalt is for road construction. It is a mix of aggregates, binder, and filler. Aggregates are sand, gravel, or other recycled materials which are adhered together with a binder. The binder is known as bitumen, a...

Thu, Sep. 28, 2017
person preparing portfolio

When done properly, parking lot maintenance is easy and effective. Even with multiple properties in your portfolio, you can keep every parking lot you own attractive and free of hazards. Here are three ways to manage a portfolio of parking lot properties.

1. Prepare a Budget

The maintenance status of a parking lot depends on a few factors. Did you build the property and have taken care of it for its entirety? Or is it newly acquired and you’re unaware of what...

Thu, Sep. 07, 2017
Boise parking lot

Managing a parking lot for a home owners association can be overwhelming. Specifically, you are answering to a large group of people paying for a satisfactory product. The best way to prepare for parking lot maintenance is to become aware of what an HOA parking lot needs.

3 Things an HOA Parking Lot Needs

1. Lot Marking

Let’s start with setting your parking lot up for success. Distinct markings are pleasing to the eye and leave little room for...

Mon, Aug. 28, 2017
Idaho asphalt

Managing your property requires covering a lot of different areas. Most people with property involving pavement don’t realize that the upkeep of asphalt is a priority task. If you maintain pavement regularly, you can avoid costly repairs. Here’s what you need to know:

Don’t Wait to Repair

It’s easy to hope that small problems won’t get worse, but that’s never the case....

Mon, Aug. 07, 2017
Boise parking lot

Your parking lot is one of the most visited areas by customers. While it may go unnoticed for the most part, unsightly details are hard to ignore once they emerge. Damages such as cracks and breakage in the asphalt can leave your parking lot looking unkempt. To continue to impress your customers make sure to monitor the state of your parking lot regularly. If you notice...

Mon, Jul. 17, 2017
Boise pavers laying asphalt

Pavement problems are an eyesore and often can be hazardous. The good news is that taking care of your parking lot is easy with routine maintenance. Crack seal is a technique to apply sealant to cracks in the pavement. Here are three reasons you need it for your parking lot.

1. To Prevent Potholes

Potholes are the large holes throughout your parking lot. They...

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