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Reclaimed Asphalt: What Is It, and How Is It Recycled?

June 28, 2018 9:48 pm Published by

When asphalt is installed properly and used in the right applications, you end up with a good-looking, very functional surface. These include driveways, parking lots and roadways. Unfortunately, even though asphalt is a strong, durable and long lasting material, the time will come when an asphalt surface will need to be patched up, resurfaced or replaced with more asphalt. But this can be wasteful and bad for the environment. It’s for these reasons that many people are choosing to use reclaimed asphalt pavement instead of new asphalt material. Just what is reclaimed asphalt, and how is it used? Let’s ask... View Article

What to Avoid While Your New Driveway Is Curing

June 8, 2018 3:04 am Published by

Depending on the climate and time of year in which your driveway is laid, it could take up to an entire year for your driveway to cure fully, making the maintenance and care of your driveway in the period following the paving very important. Here are a few tips to help you avoid permanent damage to your new asphalt paving in Saratoga Springs, NY. Driveway curing When asphalt is initially poured, it is made with excess oils that hold the material together. Because the heat of the sun naturally triggers an oxidation process when its rays hit the asphalt, this... View Article

Tips to Maintain Your New Driveway During the Warmer Months

May 25, 2018 3:03 am Published by

Many homeowners plan new asphalt driveway paving in Saratoga Springs, NY for the summer because they have more time for home projects, and the weather is typically more favorable. However, although the weather is generally less erratic, you will still need to take extra care with your new driveway during the summer under the sun’s hot, persistent rays. Although you won’t be able to control the weather, here are a few things that you can do to ensure that summer’s heat doesn’t have negative long-term effects for your driveway. Asphalt and the heat One of the key materials in asphalt... View Article

Create a High Quality Storefront with New Pavement

May 9, 2018 11:27 pm Published by

As a business owner, you know that first impressions are everything when it comes to securing business from new customers. Unfortunately, companies with quality services and products often lose business from prospective customers simply because of the appearance of their storefront. Your business’ façade can be a significant draw to customers if it has a pleasant appearance—and it can drive business away if it’s in bad shape. In addition to maintaining the aesthetic of your building and storefront itself, you also have to ensure that the pavement in your driveway or parking lot is in good shape. Investing in the... View Article

When Should You Replace Your Asphalt?

April 25, 2018 11:27 pm Published by

As asphalt pavement gets older, fading and some imperfections are to be expected. Although lots of older pavement is still in great shape and can be fixed with sealcoating and minor patches, sometimes it’s necessary to completely repave a driveway, road or parking lot. Even though repaving can be pricy, it’s worth it to have pavement that looks great and is structurally sound. Keep an eye out for some of the most common signs that it’s time to fully replace your asphalt: Potholes: Hitting potholes can cause major damage to your vehicle. If you’ve noticed several potholes developing in your... View Article