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...

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...

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...

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...

What Our Clients Have to Say

As a commercial pavement and asphalt company, Pavement Specialties has taken care of many different customers from small residential jobs up to large commercial jobs like the Cabela's here in town.  If you ever want to see the quality of our work, just check out the Cabela's parking lot!

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Is the Rain Damaging Your Pavement?

Spring is now in full swing and with it comes the rain. You've certainly noticed the last month or so worth of constant rain. What you may not know, is that this rain can compromise the integrity of your pavement whether it's your driveway or a parking lot. If your asphalt has any cracks, splits...