Boise Pavement Repair

Resurfacing Vs. Replacing Your Asphalt

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Do you have an asphalt driveway or parking lot that needs a little TLC? Are you wondering whether it's best to resurface the asphalt or replace the whole thing? Worry no more--today we're here to help you weigh your options.

Protecting the Pavement

It pays to give your...

Common Pavement Questions, Answered

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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 ...

Asphalt Repair Types Part 3

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 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...

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...