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10 Types of Severe Asphalt Cracks That Need Immediate Repairs

Damages such as cracking in asphalt pavement are so much more than just an aesthetic issue. They indicate that there could be some structural problems with the asphalt pavement that need to be addressed quickly. Not only can cracks in asphalt cause vehicular and property damage, but they can also pose a potentially serious safety […]

How Commercial Businesses Should Maintain Their Asphalt Parking Lots during Winter

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Every business has its peak season when customers continuously flock in and off-peak seasons when operations slow down significantly. The beginning of the year when winter is still raging in full force in many parts of Canada is considered to be a generally slower time for many retailers. This year seems to be a little […]

What Is the Difference between Summer and Winter Asphalt?

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Most people probably don’t realize that there are different types of asphalt used across the paving industry on a seasonal basis. To be completely honest, asphalt pavement pretty much looks the same to the untrained eye. But to experienced asphalt contractors, gradation, texture, and aggregate material ratios make a big difference in terms of what […]

Why Is It Important to Have Year-Round Asphalt Parking Lot Maintenance for Your Business?

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Year-round asphalt pavement parking lot maintenance is absolutely imperative for commercial property owners. Whether you simply own the property itself or you’re a business owner, the exterior of your property is your pride and joy—or at least it should be. A well-maintained and clean commercial parking lot attracts more customers and leaves a good lasting […]

How Asphalt Pavement Reacts to Various Weather Changes

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Temperature changes, seasonal transitions, and the various elements that come with them can all have a tremendous impact on your asphalt pavement. Although asphalt pavement is incredibly durable, it’s not completely indestructible and requires routine maintenance throughout the year. In order to administer the proper form of maintenance your asphalt requires throughout the different stages […]

8 Reasons Your Asphalt Pavement Is Cracking and What to Do About It

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Even though asphalt is one of the most durable, versatile, and reliable paving materials on the planet, it’s not completely unsusceptible to certain types of damages that occur over long periods of time. If you own a fairly busy commercial or industrial property that gets a lot of vehicular and foot traffic, you may notice […]

5 Sealcoating Facts That Will Help You Save Money on Asphalt Pavement Parking Lot Maintenance

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Asphalt pavement parking lot maintenance is an essential component of increasing your property value and attracting more customers to your business. Regular maintenance also boosts the external aesthetic appeal of your commercial property and gives you opportunities to repair and prevent potential damages in the process. This can diminish the risk of personal injuries and […]

Understanding the Impacts of Spring Rain on Your Parking Lot

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Springtime rain can be refreshing and rejuvenating; but while rain provides great hydration for your outdoor space and flowers, heavy rainfalls can really do a number on your asphalt parking lot. If you’ve been neglecting to implement proper and necessary protective measures for your property, then you may have a great deal of potentially expensive […]

Everything You Need to Know about Puddles in Parking Lots

Large or small longstanding puddles on your parking lot signify a number of potentially damaging and expensive issues for your asphalt pavement. Most notably, puddle formations can mean that the structural integrity of your asphalt parking lot has been compromised or was poorly constructed from the beginning. Other issues like poor drainage or a damaged […]

Asphalt Pavement Drainage Systems: Why They Matter and How They Improve Pavement Performance

Water and moisture are like public enemy number one for asphalt pavement. A little bit of water exposure isn’t necessarily a problem, but pooling water can cause some major issues for your commercial parking lot. Installing a solid and well-designed water drainage system for your commercial property is paramount to protecting it against the perils […]