Boise Asphalt Paving

Asphalt Repair Types Part 2

Building on the previous post, there are many different types and styles of asphalt repair.  These articles are here to give you an insight into how asphalt jobs are approached and the different methods of fixing problems. 

Here is the second installment of potential asphalt repair...

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...

Driving in the Snow

Our biggest hope this winter is that the roads are plowed, de-iced and safe for you and your family to drive on. But just in case you hit a patch of road that has ice or snow on it we would like to offer some driving tips to ensure your safety.

  1. While you’re accelerating and...

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?...

Do's And Don't's Of Maintaining Your Driveway

As a homeowner or even a residential property owner, you undoubtedly have to park in your driveway, clean off your driveway, shovel your driveway, and generally let life happen on your driveway. So we come up with a few tips to help you keep your driveway in tip-top condition.

Identifying Common Types Of Asphalt Damage

We've compiled the 4 most common asphalt damages that can happen to driveways, parking lots, and public roads.

  1. Cracking- Graying in color, with a marble-like cracked appearance. Resembles animal scales, and is no longer impervious to water which weakens the...

Five Things About Pavement Striping

Pavement marking and signage from Pavement Specialties will put the finishing touches on your next pavement project, ensuring that your pavement is marked clearly and professionally. We have compiled a few facts about Pavement Marking below that you may not have been aware of:

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...

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...

Does the Sun Damage Your Pavement?

The short answer is that yes, extended exposure to the sun can have a damaging effect on your pavement. The sun can cause damage because solar radiation contributes to asphalt cracking. It also has a bleaching effect on asphalt and can cause it to turn gray over time instead of the dark black it...