Category Archives: Asphalt and Concrete

Common Asphalt Concrete Mixture Formulations

The term “asphalt concrete” refers to a composite material used to pave roads, streets, parking lots, and airports. In the states, it is also known as blacktop, pavement, or simply, asphalt; but in Great Britain and parts of Europe, it … Continue reading

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What is Recycled Asphalt Pavement?

Recycled asphalt pavement, or RAP, is a common paving material used in several applications all over the world. In lamest terms, RAP is old asphalt that has been removed and reprocessed for reuse. It is milled into gravel and mixed … Continue reading

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Is it Better to Apply a Thicker Layer of Seal Coat?

Since summer is coming to an end shortly, and fall will be here before we know it, pavement maintenance is something to think about now. Before the inclement weather reaches our driveways, sidewalks, and parking lots, we property owners should … Continue reading

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The Fascinating Versatility of Asphalt Pavement

Across the United States, more than two million miles of paved road exists, and more than 90% of them are surfaced with asphalt material. Canada and Mexico have similar statistics. Needless to say, asphalt is our country’s pavement of choice, … Continue reading

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Parking Lot Maintenance Tips

The parking lot is usually the least visually-appealing aspect of a commercial property. But this doesn’t mean ignore it completely! Keep in mind that a business’s parking lot is one of the first impressions a guest or customer will see. … Continue reading

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Hazardous Winter Weather Effects for Roads and Other Pavements

All adverse weather can cause problems for concrete and asphalt pavements, but especially winter weather. There is a substantial increase in moisture and precipitation during the cold season, like rain, ice, and snow. These elements, and other factors, greatly contribute … Continue reading

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Safety Tips for Concrete Mixers and Trucks

There have many several accounts of injuries and accidents reported from the concrete industry. Most of these accidents happen in the presence of a concrete mixer or concrete pumping truck. Fingers, hands, and even arms have been lost as a … Continue reading

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Tips for Interlocking Stone Pavement Installation

It is wise to take some time and research the process of installing and managing interlocking stone pavements before boldly attempting to do it all on your own. Successfully undertaking a project like this requires extensive knowledge, experience, and access … Continue reading

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What to Look for in a Professional Asphalt Paver

Parking lots and commercial driveways are first impression-makers. It is one of the first qualities of a building or company that is noticed by visitors. This is why it is encouraged to maintain a healthy-looking and highly operational parking lot … Continue reading

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Parking Lot Features that Attract More Consumers

Parking lot pavement is typically the first feature of a business that clients see. It is the very first opportunity to lead a business owner has to make a good impression on their customers. Believe it or not, this first … Continue reading

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