Five Things A Paving Contractor Can Do To Transform An Empty City Lot

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So, your city neighborhood has this empty city lot. That happens lots (get it, "lots"?). Anyway, it does not have to become an eyesore in the midst of everything. As long as you have permission from the city council on lot development, you can really transform this lot into something grander than it is. You will need a paving contractor or asphalt repair service to make most of the following projects happen.

26 March 2018

Repair Cracks In An Asphalt Driveway, Apply Sealant, And Line The Driveway With Flowering Plants

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Before listing your vacation home with a realtor, improve the property's appearance by repairing the cracks in the asphalt driveway leading to your home and lining the pavement with colorful flowering plants by completing the steps below. The upgrade will draw attention to your property and may encourage people to stop by to inquire about the home and land: Supplies push broom water hose adjustable nozzle asphalt cleaning agent bucket scrub brush container of asphalt patch small shovel trowel putty knife plastic sheeting sealant paint tray thick-napped paint roller extension handle and roller frame flowering plants measuring tape colorful gravel Clean And Patch The Asphalt

20 July 2017

Why Asphalt Is An Excellent Paving Material For New Roadway Installations

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Are you planning a roadway installation project? If so, you will need to decide on a paving material. Asphalt is a favored material choice for a number of reasons. Perhaps your project will involve extracting the current road materials and paving a new road. The existing road may be made of another material, and it is worth your time to learn a few of the advantages of opting for asphalt for the new project.

14 June 2017

The Do's and Don'ts When Hiring an Asphalt Contractor

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If you are installing a new asphalt surface, having repairs done to an existing one, or replacing one already in place, you will want to hire an asphalt contractor. An asphalt contractor can install, repair and replace asphalt surfaces including parking lots, driveways, private roads, public roads, and walking surfaces. However, there are differences among the contractors you may be looking to hire. Learning the do's and don'ts of hiring an asphalt contractor can help guide you to the right person for your job.

4 January 2017

Tips to Keep Your Driveway Safe from Winter Damage

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Your driveway will be subjected to some rather intense sources of wear and tear. This is particularly true during the winter, as the cold snow and ice can be damaging to your pavement. Fortunately, it may be possible for you to greatly reduce the amount of wintertime damage that your driveway sustains by utilizing these few driveway-care tips. Use a Plastic Snow Shovel One of the more routine winter maintenance tasks that you will need to do is to shovel any snow or ice that accumulates on the driveway.

3 November 2016

Need A Driveway For Your New Home? 3 Material Choices To Pick From

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If you're in the process of building a new house and haven't thought about what type of material you need for your driveway, then you better start thinking about it. The design of your driveway will depend on the style of your home, the climate you have to deal with, as well as your particular visual preferences. Here are four different options to consider. Crushed Shells If you have a Cape Cod style home and want the classic driveway that is found in Maine and other seaside places, then you might like to get crushed shells.

27 September 2016

Advice For Maintaining Your Asphalt Driveway

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If you have an asphalt driveway that you would like to maintain as much as possible, you will want to review the following suggestions. Keep It Swept Clean You will not want to allow a lot of leaves, grass clipping, twigs, rocks, or dead bugs to build up on your asphalt driveway. The main reason for this is because over time, those things can make their way into small cracks that may form in the driveway.

11 August 2016