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How much time do you think you spend on pavement each day? You have to count all the time you're driving — unless you're driving on dirt roads. You also have to count the time you spend walking across parking lots. Pavement is really important. That much is clear. Since pavement is so important, we thought we would start a blog to write a little more about pavement and pavement contractors. They deserve mention, too. They have a hard job and one that requires quite a lot of skill. We'll explain some of the skill behind pavement work on this blog, and we'll also dive into other related topics.

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Excavation During A Paving Project
28 July 2021

Excavation equipment is often used to prepare land

5 Steps For A More Effective Asphalt Seal Coat
28 July 2021

One of the most important asphalt maintenance task

Why Your Driveway Needs Asphalt Seal Coat
13 July 2021

Asphalt pavements are designed to last for many ye

Avoid Installing Asphalt in These Weather Conditions
16 June 2021

A company that provides service for commercia

Maintenance Tips For Your Asphalt Pavement
10 June 2021

Regardless of the time of year, your asphalt pavem

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Excavation During A Paving Project

Excavation equipment is often used to prepare land for new pavement, or to remove existing pavement that is damaged. An operator uses hand controls to move a boom (long arm) that contains a bucket attachment. There are different types of excavators that are each used for specific applications. Equipment Types tracked excavator wheeled excavator suction excavator long-armed excavator Machinery Uses A tracked excavator is used primarily for digging. The steel tracks that lay below this type of machine will provide stability and a lower center of gravity, in comparison to a wheeled  excavator. Read More 

5 Steps For A More Effective Asphalt Seal Coat

One of the most important asphalt maintenance tasks you can undertake is sealcoating. A sealcoat protects against all sorts of damage, from excessive weathering and heavy use to chemical spills. The frequency of the sealcoat application can vary, but you can make sure your fresh application lasts as long as possible with the following advice.  1. Block It Off It's best to stay off a newly sealcoated driveway or parking area for at least a day, and sometimes longer as determined by your maintenance technician. Read More 

Why Your Driveway Needs Asphalt Seal Coat

Asphalt pavements are designed to last for many years, but exposure to UV rays and rain can cause serious damage to the top protective layer, resulting in asphalt paving degradation. Adding an asphalt seal coat to your driveway shields the paving binder from the elements, allowing it to stay intact and protect the asphalt underneath from getting brittle. Asphalt sealing is a preventative maintenance strategy that safeguards your driveway from cracks and potholes. Read More 

Avoid Installing Asphalt in These Weather Conditions

A company that provides service for commercial driveway asphalt paving needs to complete the project during certain types of weather conditions. In some climates, paving halts because of temperature extremes. Wet regions also have more limited time frames for installation since the work cannot be done in rainy conditions. Paving contractors can answer questions about the optimum conditions for scheduling these projects. Rain Typically, business driveway asphalt paving is only scheduled for days when the weather forecast does not predict rain. Read More 

Maintenance Tips For Your Asphalt Pavement

Regardless of the time of year, your asphalt pavement requires TLC and maintenance. When you have your asphalt installed, it will look great. In order to keep it looking great, it is important to keep up with proper maintenance. This maintenance is also important to extend the life of the asphalt pavement and avoid costly repairs. Keep reading to learn some important maintenance tips for your asphalt surface. Sealcoating Sealcoating is by far one of the more effective ways to maintain your asphalt pavement and protect it from regular damage, such as cracks. Read More