Lance Bradshaw, President and Founder of Sure-Seal Pavement Inc. 21 years experience in the Pavement Maintenance Industry. Seminar trainer and educator for Property Managers and Industry personnel. Currently serving on the Contractor Advisory Board for Gem-Seal Pavement Products Inc., Charlotte, N.C. Ontario Provincial distributor of Gem-Seal Pavement products through Pavement Maintenance Supply Depot, Toronto, Ontario. Add me to your G+

Asphalt Pavement Installation: Our 7-Step Process Explained

Asphalt Pavement InstallationAsphalt pavement is one of the most resilient, durable, and commonly used materials for a variety of construction projects. Thanks to its longevity and ability to withstand numerous potentially damaging external elements, asphalt is one of the most popular paving materials for residential and commercial properties worldwide. In fact, asphalt pavement is such a regular fixture of our daily lives (it’s on our roadways, in … Read More

6 Sealcoating Facts That Can Benefit Your Asphalt Pavement

Asphalt-SealingSealcoating is an inexpensive, simple, and necessary aspect of asphalt pavement maintenance that can help extend the lifespan of your commercial parking lot and save you money in the long run. External damages like harmful UV rays from the sun, as well as inclement weather such as rain, snow, and ice can all damage your asphalt pavement over time, causing premature fading, cracking, pothole formations, … Read More

How Does Snowy Weather Impact Your Asphalt Pavement?

Impact of Snowy weather on Asphalt PavementAsphalt is one of the most durable and resilient paving materials in the world, but even it can’t completely withstand all of the harsh weather conditions and elements that it’s exposed to during the winter months. Canadian winters are particularly harsh on asphalt pavement with heavy snowfalls, frigid below-freezing temperatures, and massive ice formations. Failing to administer proper asphalt maintenance throughout the year can limit … Read More

Dos and Don’ts After Completing an Asphalt Paving Project

Sure Seal PavementYou invest a lot of time and money into keeping your commercial property clean, presentable, and visually appealing for your customers and employees to use and enjoy. Installing and maintaining durable and flexible asphalt pavement is part of your overall property upkeep. A fresh and clean asphalt application can completely revamp the entire aesthetic of your commercial parking lot, which is great for business. There’s … Read More

How to Prepare Your Asphalt for Winter Weather

Preparing your asphalt parking lot or commercial driveway for the winter weather is your best bet for ensuring that it’ll maintain its structural integrity and strong maintenance all throughout the season. Over time, your asphalt parking lot will inevitably incur a few damages here and there. This is usually caused by regular usage and normal wear and tear. For that reason, it needs regular maintenance, … Read More

When Is It Time to Repair Your Asphalt Parking Lot?

Asphalt parking lots require a great deal of routine maintenance in order to prolong their lifespan and save you a lot of money in the long run. The longer you leave your asphalt parking lot in disrepair, the harder and more labour-intensive and cost-prohibitive it is to maintain. Eventually, you may even have to replace and remove parts of it, which further drives up the … Read More

Commercial Parking Lot Breakdown: Learn How These Elements Can Damage Your Asphalt Pavement

A well-designed and constructed parking lot can last anywhere between 20 and 30 years with proper care. Unfortunately, even the highest quality asphalt pavement isn’t entirely invincible, though, and it can be damaged by harsh wear and tear. Winter weather patterns and driving habits are particularly hard on asphalt parking lots with the cold climates, heavy snowfalls, snow removal methods, and oftentimes corrosive de-icing agents … Read More

How to Protect Your Asphalt Pavement from Potholes

Potholes are the bane of every property owner’s existence. Not only are they unsightly and off-putting, but once they start forming, they can easily spread like weeds in a garden, especially if your asphalt parking lot gets a lot of heavy traffic. Caused by a combination of factors including inclement weather conditions, sudden temperature fluctuations, and constant pavement usage among other things, the cost of … Read More

5 Common Causes of Tire Scuff Marks on Asphalt Pavement

If you just recently repaved, repaired, or applied a fresh layer of sealcoat to your commercial asphalt pavement, you may already be noticing unsightly tire scuff marks. Not to worry, though, because scuffing is a fairly common problem that occurs on most asphalt parking lots at one point or another, especially during peak business season. Although tire scuff marks are an unavoidable part of having … Read More

The Importance of Sealer Additives when Sealcoating Your Parking Lot

Sealcoating helps to improve the overall quality, appearance, maintenance, and longevity of your asphalt parking lot. But without proper sealer additives, like different types of latex, sealocating would be an ineffective practice. Sealer additives add an important layer of flexibility to the sealcoat while also suspending sand particles in the sealer to prevent them from permeating the top layer of the asphalt and causing internal … Read More