Improving Your Paving

What Problems Could Lead To Disaster For Your DIY Driveway?

Posted by on March 21, 2017 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on What Problems Could Lead To Disaster For Your DIY Driveway?

A lack of planning could lead to a poorly constructed driveway. If you are tackling your driveway yourself, it is important that you understand the biggest no-nos that could lead to a disaster. Before starting the project, take some time to consider how you can avoid these common mistakes. Under- or Overestimating the Space One of the most common mistakes that DIYers make with their driveways is failing to accurately determine how much space is needed for the project. If you do not leave enough space, you could be left with a driveway that is...

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How To Keep Your Asphalt Driveway In The Best Shape

Posted by on March 14, 2017 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on How To Keep Your Asphalt Driveway In The Best Shape

If you want to make sure that you are avoid having to completely replace your driveway in the near future, you are going to need to do your best to make use of the following advice. The more of an effort you put into keeping up with the condition of the asphalt driveway, the longer it will last. Fill In The Cracks Right Away No matter how new your driveway is, there will come a time when you may notice some small cracks forming. This is to be expected, but it is not to be ignored. If you ignore the small cracks because you assume that they...

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Want To Add A Walking Path In Your Neighborhood? What To Do

Posted by on March 14, 2017 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Want To Add A Walking Path In Your Neighborhood? What To Do

In a subdivision with a park or large common area, it’s nice to have a walking path. If you and your neighbors have been talking about how you would like to have a path that goes around the common grounds in the neighborhood, or even around the outside of the neighborhood, you’ll want to talk with the homeowners association. Before you move forward with meeting with the homeowners association, you’ll want to do a few things so you’re ready for the meeting. Talk with others to make sure the majority is in support of the...

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Four Ways To Finish Concrete, From The Basic To The Most Decorative

Posted by on March 12, 2017 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Four Ways To Finish Concrete, From The Basic To The Most Decorative

Concrete finishing services are not just about curing and drying concrete. There are other factors to consider, such as the slickness of the surface of the concrete when wet, and whether or not you feel like falling on it in winter. There is also the decorative touch to consider, especially if the concrete that is poured is part of your property in some way (e.g., driveway, walkway, poolside, etc.). Here are four ways to finish concrete, from the basic to the most decorative. Trowel Finishing Trowel finishing is exactly as it sounds. A...

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Saving Money Through Paving Services

Posted by on March 7, 2017 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Saving Money Through Paving Services

Running a profitable business can be challenging. In order to increase profitability, it can be beneficial to reduce overhead spending. Many small business owners overlook the valuable cost savings that can be achieved through strategic investment in paving services. Here are three simple ways that working with a paving contractor could save your business money in the future. 1. Improved drainage can reduce the need for repairs. The condition of your company’s asphalt parking lot is important when it comes to making a positive...

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Long Driveways & Children: 4 Benefits Of Asphalt Paving

Posted by on February 6, 2017 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Long Driveways & Children: 4 Benefits Of Asphalt Paving

If you own a home with a long driveway, then you have a lot of options to consider when getting the driveway paved. If you have children, then you know that the driveway area will commonly be used for all types of activities. One of the main options that paving contractors can provide you with is an asphalt driveway. Asphalt materials have several advantages when used in driveways. Learning about the different functions can help you understand your options and select the best choices for your home. Once the asphalt is installed, it can create...

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What To Do After Your New Asphalt Parking Lot Is Poured

Posted by on July 12, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on What To Do After Your New Asphalt Parking Lot Is Poured

If you’re a new property owner, you’ve probably got big plans for that parking lot. But you’ll want to keep a few things in mind for the after care. From planning the actual parking spaces to long-term maintenance, here’s what you need to do in order to be the envy of the block and save yourself from preventable repairs. Schedule Regular Maintenance It’s been estimated that in the first ¾ of your parking lot’s life, the condition and quality of the surface will decrease about 40%. Investing in maintenance...

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4 Ways To Protect Your Asphalt Parking Lot From Water Damage

Posted by on June 29, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 4 Ways To Protect Your Asphalt Parking Lot From Water Damage

You know how weather can take its toll on your parking lot, but did you know that water is the biggest contributor to damage? In fact, a parking lot that’s covered in water only 10% of the time will see its lifespan potentially cut in half. Fortunately, you can take steps to protect your investment against threats to its integrity. If you want to get the maximum life out of your asphalt parking lot, here are four ways that you can shield it from the ill effects of rain, snow, and sleet. Applying a Sealer The sun is vital for supporting...

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Child Always Asking To Go To The Rink To Practice? Build A Skating Rink In Your Backyard!

Posted by on June 27, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Child Always Asking To Go To The Rink To Practice? Build A Skating Rink In Your Backyard!

If you are the parent of a die-hard figure skater or hockey player, chances are that you spend a lot of time at the rink so your child can practice in between their lessons. Instead, they can practice in your backyard! Build an outdoor rink for inline skating by installing an asphalt surface. That way, they can practice at any time. Here’s what you need to know to install an outdoor inline skating rink. Subsurface Drainage  According to the Asphalt Institute, drainage is considered as the most important element for long-term...

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