Boise Pavement Repair

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...

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 Part 2

This article is a continuation of a previous article answering the most common parking lot questions.  Be sure to check our previous article to get started in the right direction.  Here are a few more common questions about parking lots that you may want to know the answers to:


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!


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...

Common Pavement Problems in Boise

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...