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...

Tue, Jul. 11, 2017
Boise Paving

Anytime a solution promises to be a ‘quick fix’, it’s probably not the best choice. Paving over pesky issues will prove only to have them show up later down the road. Here are three of the biggest paving mistakes and what you can do to avoid them.

1. Resurfacing a Parking Lot with Cracks

Paving over a parking lot with cracks does not solve the problem. If you take this route, you will end up with the same cracked parking lot in 3-5 years. Instead, crack filling can...

Sun, Jun. 18, 2017
Boise Pavers

Sometimes we don’t know any better until we make a mistake. If you’ve been neglecting the catch basins in your parking lot you’ve probably learned a few things.

3 Questions to Help You Maintain Your Catch Basins

1. Where Are Your Catch Basins?

If you have neglected catch basins, the first thing you probably learned is where to locate them. They should exist in a low-lying area to work properly. If the catch basin has become positioned higher or...

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...


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