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Thu, Oct. 30, 2014

PSI is a full-service commercial asphalt contractor in the Boise area. We have been in the pavement industry for more than 12 years, managing hundreds of pavement projects throughout Idaho. When you call PSI, you can expect a fair quote, great customer service, and high-quality work.

They say a great contractor is hard to find. We say you just haven’t met PSI yet!

At Pavement Specialties, we are a dedicated team of individuals committed...

Tue, Oct. 28, 2014

A knowledgeable businessman realizes that dealing with your business' property is crucial. It makes an inviting environment for customers and demonstrates that you put mind, time, and vitality into each part of your work. That is the reason its value investing the time to keep up your property's black-top asphalt. Everybody realizes that when a street's condition breakdown past a certain point, individuals won't have any desire to drive there and less foot movement implies less business. PSI...

Sun, Oct. 26, 2014

All great things must come to an end, as is commonly said. The same holds valid for your once pleased black-top asphalt. Black-top commonly keeps going from 15 to 18 years, contingent upon upkeep and remarkable conditions. Through the years, consistent introduction to the components – daylight, downpour, hail, snow, and more – cause even the hardest black-top to break down and in the end fall flat, bringing about breaking, potholes, or more regrettable.

Why Does Asphalt Pavement...

Fri, Oct. 24, 2014

Drivers all across Idaho are met with rough road conditions every time it rains. Pooling water issues on our roads and parking lots is the main source of these conditions. These spots of stagnant water are more than just an annoyance; they pose an instant threat to drivers and their vehicles. For business owners, pooling water cannot only lead to deterioration of the asphalt and the eventual need for costly repairs or replacement, but these issues also represent a liability concern.

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Mon, Sep. 29, 2014

Road construction season may seem more like a nuisance than a necessity. Commuters often take for granted what a valuable resource asphalt is for our roadways, economy, and environment. In fact, asphalt is one of the most crucial materials available in our country with more than 93% of highways and roads being paved. Another positive aspect of asphalt is that it is highly recyclable and poses little to no negative effect on our air quality and surroundings.

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Sat, Sep. 20, 2014

We may not have a lot of snow in Idaho right now, but we are about to very soon. Snow and ice can be very dangerous if you are not using the proper tools and safety equipment. Not only can you hurt yourself but you are also risking property damage if you are not careful with hard equipment and chemicals. This can cause some very expensive and necessary repairs. 

Let Pavement Specialties of Idaho take care of your winter weather problems safely. By choosing a professional to do the...

Mon, Sep. 15, 2014

Here in Idaho the snow shows up early, melts late, and seems to leave as much winter asphalt damage as possible. It is a perpetual process of the asphalt soaking up water, freezing up throughout the winter, resulting in deep cracks that can destroy parking lots, roads, and driveways. When the cracks are noticeable, that’s when the process has been repeated several times, resulting in the need for more intensive asphalt repair.

Winterizing Asphalt

To keep your driveway safe...

Tue, Sep. 09, 2014

Resurfacing a parking lot or driveway is a big job that can be expensive and time-consuming. In order to extend the life of your pavement, take a proactive approach and consider doing some Pavement Preventive Maintenance (PPM). The concept behind PPM is to keep your good pavement good and not letting it show signs of deterioration. Even if your pavement shows some signs of deterioration, PPM can help to get a few extra years out of your pavement. Here are some PPM tips that can help you to...

Fri, Aug. 22, 2014

Proper maintenance on your parking lot or parking center can reduce any damages and improve the look of your business. Your customers will appreciate having a clean, safe place to park especially at apartment complexes. Cleaning your parking space can take long hours and hard labor if you attempt to do it yourself. If you call in a professional, you should know some do’s and don’ts for getting your parking space cleaned by a professional.

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Tue, Aug. 12, 2014

Homeowners and business owners understand the importance of curb appeal. Your driveway takes a beating all year long through the heat of the summer to the ice of the winter and rain in-between. Whether your driveway is traditional concrete or beautiful asphalt, applying a seal coat will protect the look and quality of your driveway.

As one of the leading pavement specialists in the area, we receive countless questions about...

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