2016

3 Ways To Get Your Blacktop Parking Lot Ready For Winter

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If you own a business with a blacktop parking lot, there are a few steps that you are going to want to take before winter gets into full swing to help it prepare for all the winter weather that it is going to encounter. #1 Clean Your Parking Lot The first thing that you want to do is clean your parking lot. Over the course of the year, lots of oil and other liquids get onto your parking lot.

14 November 2016

Tips For Hiring A Concrete Company For A Driveway

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If your house only has grass or gravel as a driveway, upgrading to a paved one can add both financial and aesthetic value to your property.  A paved concrete driveway will also be more convenient, as you won't have to walk on wet grass to get to your car when it rains. It will also be a lot easier to shovel if you live in a snowy climate. Creating a paved driveway is more complicated than pouring concrete over the ground, so consider hiring a professional paving contractor or concrete company to do the dirty work for you.

4 November 2016

How To Use Cold-Formula Crack Filler

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If you have a patch of asphalt with a few cracks, it is probably smart to fix them as soon as possible. The longer you leave the cracks alone, the more likely it is that they will grow and lead to cracks that will become more expensive and more time consuming to fix. It is always smart to fix them as soon as possible and save yourself some money in the long run.

29 August 2016

Can't Afford to Repave Your Asphalt Driveway Yet? What Fixes Can Get You Through?

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If your asphalt driveway has begun to develop cracks due to age, the topography of your driveway, or other environmental factors, you may be wondering whether there's anything you can do to stem further damage without committing to a total repaving. Allowing cracks to sit unfilled during colder times of year can exacerbate the problem by permitting water to enter the cracks and then freeze, which widens the cracks. What are your best repair options short of repaving?

16 August 2016

How To Easily Repair Alligator Cracks In Your Asphalt Driveway

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Alligator cracks in your asphalt driveway look similar to the scales on an alligator or like a spider web on your driveway. These cracks are not very deep, but they are long and widespread across your concrete. One crack is generally connected to another crack, hence the term alligator crack or spider web crack. These cracks are common on asphalt driveways and are easy to fix if you have the right supplies.

10 August 2016

Steps To Resurfacing A Driveway

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If you have a few surface level cracks and pits in your driveway, then an asphalt paving specialist might suggest that you resurface the driveway. Essentially, this means that the technician would strip away the top layer and replace it with new asphalt. Before you sign up for this procedure, here are some details on what will take place so you know what to expect.  Step 1: Power Wash the Driveway

20 June 2016

4 Ways To Protect A Newly-Poured Parking Lot From Damage

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If you own a small business, chances are that you take pride in every aspect of it, including your parking lot. You want to make the best impression possible on your customers, and a parking lot that is damaged will be the first thing that they notice. Here are some ways to protect a newly-poured parking lot from becoming damaged. Keep The Cement Covered If you have a relatively small parking lot, you should really try to cover the fresh concrete with concrete blankets.

19 April 2016

Unusual Ways To Use Pavers

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Pavers are perfect for an outdoor living space because they're so versatile. But if you don't want your patio to look like every other patio on the block, there are plenty of ways to use pavers in unusual ways. Read on for some ideas. Kid Space Make your backyard a haven for kids with some pavers. If you have a playhouse for your little ones, use pavers to create a little playhouse patio all their own.

28 March 2016

Driveway Options For Your New Home

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If you have finished building your home and you're now down to the landscaping and paving part, then you want to make sure you choose the best option for your driveway. The driveway will help to bring the look of your home to completion. You can go with keeping it natural with dirt or gravel, concrete or asphalt. Each one of these can offer you benefits, as well as things that may not be as pleasant.

22 March 2016

What Preparations Are Required Before Installing Pavers On A Driveway?

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Installing driveway pavers is an option for homeowners with durability, easy maintenance and versatility in mind. In addition, pavers can be made from various materials, such as concrete or asphalt that come in an array of colors and shapes, which will allow you to select a design that complements the architecture of your house.  Whether you choose natural stone, brick or concrete pavers, it is important to adequately prepare the site.

22 March 2016