Asphalt can be your best friend or your worst enemy--and sometimes, a little bit of repair and maintenance makes all the difference. One frustration you might have with your asphalt is the "sinking and heaving" problem--a parking lot that dips in one corner and/or lifts way too high in another, creating an uneven and unsafe surface. Let's find out what you can do to solve this problem!
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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.
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.
Now for the final installment of this educational series! If you haven't read the first two posts, they contain other methods and styles of asphalt repair so you may want to skim over them. Here are three more types of asphalt repair methods:
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:
While there isn't often mention of paving and pavement industry information in the mainstream news media, there is one song that speaks to the good times that can be had in a parking lot. Chris Cagle's song, "Wal-Mart Parking Lot" is a tribute to the good times had in high school while just hanging out in the parking lot.
Many people don’t know that pavement can have many different types of issues. When properly installed the first time, your sidewalk, driveway, and street should be able to last for years. However, exposure to weather, temperature changes and the possibility of improper installment can all build on each other to create problems. Here are some of the most common pavement problems:
If you have a commercial or residential paving project, let us help you take care of it. As the premier Boise commercial asphalt company, we service clients with a focus on customer service and superior quality.
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