Boise Asphalt Paving

Asphalt Repair Types Part 1

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:

The Importance of Seal Coating Your Asphalt

The temperatures are dropping and winter will be here soon.

Winter is wet with constant snow and rain seeping into the ground. Does your driveway, parking lot or sidewalk have cracks in it?

If it does then you could be on your way towards some costly repairs.

Why, you ask? Because when water penetrates the of your asphalt surface or under the asphalt into the base, expensive asphalt repairs will be needed to repair the damage.

Hot Pavement and Heat Shimmers

While this article may not be the most useful post you've ever read, it answers a question that many have been wondering for their entire life: What causes the 'heat shimmers' over hot pavement?  You've certainly noticed the distortion of your vision over the pavement on a hot day and wondered.  We are glad to be able to solve this mystery for you once and for all.

Typical Parking Lot Questions 1

When it comes to parking lots, people generally have quite a few questions. This is common as not many people have experience with parking lots and if so, they've only ever had one.  With that in mind, there are many questions that people have about parking lots.  Here are some answers to the most common questions:

Why Should I Fill A Crack?
Water seeps down into cracks, washes out the subgrade, and breaks up the asphalt over time.