Boise Commercial Asphalt

Common Pavement Questions, Answered

Idaho Asphalt

When it comes to paving considerations for commercial or residential jobs, there are a few common questions.  Here at Pavement Specialties, we are more than willing to answer any questions you have.  Here are a few of the most common questions.

Having an ...

Repairing Sinking and Heaving Asphalt

man walking in a parking lot that needs repair

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,...

Asphalt Repair Types Part 3

repairing asphalt

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 four more types of asphalt repair methods:

Asphalt Repair Types Part 1

repairing roadway

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...

Hot Pavement and Heat Shimmers

What causes heat shimmers over hot pavement? 

On a hot summer day, the pavement absorbs an impressive amount of heat as it's in direct sunlight.  As the heat radiates away from the pavement, it heats up the layer of air right above that section of pavement.  The cool part is that air...